1-CD Digipak (4-plated) with 36-page booklet, 33 tracks. Playing time approx. 79 mns.
They called him 'The Best Friend A Song Ever Had.' Here are 33 reasons why. An exclusive compilation drawn from Conway's early years, before his country stardom. Includes the original version of the worldwide mega-hit It's Only Make Believe! A companion to Bear Family's top-selling Conway Twitty Rocks!
The statistic books rank Conway Twitty among the Top 5 country artists of all time, but before he was a country singer, he was a rock 'n' roll balladeer. One of the best, in fact. This exclusive compilation is drawn from his recordings for Sun, Mercury, and MGM Records between 1956 and 1963, and includes his original version of one of the greatest power ballads of all time, It's Only Make Believe. It also includes Lonely Blue Boy, a song originally written for Elvis, as well as Is A Bluebird Blue, the first hit by the great soul songwriter, Dan Penn. Mixed in among Conway's originals are stellar versions of classic songs like You'll Never Walk Alone, You Win Again, C'Est Si Bon, and What Am I Living For.
Country fans need to explore where Conway found his way with a song, and this is the compilation that shows how and where he developed his unique style.
Rock 'n' roll fans need this for their quieter moments. And fans of great singing need this compilation to discover why Conway Twitty was called 'The Best Friend A Song Ever Had.'