5-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 35-page book, 140 tracks. Playing time approx. 345 mns.
A sidebar to our Hank Snow retrospective, this set collects 140 recordings made between 1950 and 1956. They were never commercially available, and they capture Hank in a relaxed and informal mood. He's playing his own songs, his personal favorites, and current hits, and the selection shows his understanding and effortless mastery of country music history. Titles include Blue Yodel #12, I'm Here To Get My Baby OutOf Jail, Frankie & Johnnie, The Convict & The Rose, Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain, Jealous Heart, I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes, Blow Yo' Whistle Freight Train, Travelin' Blues, This Cold War With You,
You Nearly Lose Your Mind, My Rough And Rowdy Ways, Any Old Timed, Do Right Daddy Blues, and Poison Love.. There are even a couple of pop hits like Memories Are Made Of This and The Wayward Wind.