Song written by Ralph Mooney & Charles Seals, and published in 1949. The song was recorded by Ray Price, on February 4, 1956, for the Columbia label and released on April 2, 1956. On July 28, 1956, the song arrived at number one of the US country charts, for 9 weeks in a row from July 28 to September 28, and returned to number one on November 3, for two more weeks. Crazy arms, would remain on the list of Billboard playing for almost a year. It would become the fourth greatest hit of all time in
Time Goes By, a song written and recorded by Marty Robbins, for the Columbia label, along with three other songs was recorded on May 29, 1954, at Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX. Marty was accompanied in the recording session by: Jimmy Rollins (guitar), Joe Knight (guitar), James Farmer (steel), Grundy Harbert (bass), Johnny Gimble (fiddle), Cecil Brower (fiddle) and Harold Carmack (piano ) With the production of Don Law, the song was released on October 25, 1954, in the Country &
"I'll Go on Alone" is a song written and performed by Marty Robbins. The song reached #1 on the country chart in 1952. It was Robbins' first hit single.
Performers on the song include Slim Harbert on bass, Johnny Gimble on fiddle, Floyd Lanning on guitar, and Harold Carmack on piano. The song was recorded at Jim Beck's studio.
"Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes" is an off meter ballad concerning a man away from home worried that his paramour may unwittingly stray from their relationship. The song was recorded in many different styles by many artists. It was written by Winston L. Moore (whose stage name was Slim Willet) and was published in 1952.
The song was first recorded by Slim Willet and the Brush Cutters (4 Star 11614, reaching #1) and then by Ray Price (Columbia 4-21025, reaching #4).Skeets McDonald followed
"Loose Talk" was a 1954 song written by Hardy Turner, who wrote it under pen name of his wife`s name, Annie Lucas. Hardy Turner and Freddie Hart both under aged served in WWII together. Freddie Hart (who also recorded it on Capitol, but didn't chart) and recorded by Carl Smith and was his last number one. It was at the top spot of the Billboard country and western chart for seven weeks and had a total of thirty-two weeks listed there.The B-side was More Than Anything Else in the World: it peaked
Carl Smith (March 15, 1927 – January 16, 2010) was an American country music singer.Known as "Mister Country," Smith was the husband of June Carter (later June Carter Cash) and Goldie Hill, and the father of Carlene Carter. He was one of country's most successful male artists during the 1950s, with 30 Top 10 Billboard hits, including 21 in a row. Smith's success continued well into the 1970s, when he had a charting single every year except one. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
"You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry" is a song by British girl group The Caravelles. The single reached No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, and No.6 on the UK Singles Chart in 1963. The song had previously charted in the US by Ernest Tubb, Moon Mullican, and Tennessee Ernie Ford in the 1950s.
The song was originally recorded by Moon Mullican, Ernest Tubb and Jimmy Dorsey in 1950.
"You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry" was also recorded by Billie Davis in 1963. Her version remained unreleased un
Michael Webb Pierce (August 8, 1921 – February 24, 1991) was an American honky tonk vocalist, songwriter and guitarist of the 1950s, one of the most popular of the genre, charting more number one hits than any other country artist during the decade.
His biggest hit was "In the Jailhouse Now," which charted for 37 weeks in 1955, 21 of them at number one. Pierce also charted number one for several weeks each with his recordings of "Slowly" (1954), "Love, Love, Love" (1955), "I Don't Care" (1955),
"Maybellene" is one of the first rock and roll songs. It was written and recorded in 1955 by Chuck Berry, and inspired/adapted from the Western Swing fiddle tune "Ida Red", which was recorded in 1938 by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. Berry's song tells the story of a hot rod race and a broken romance. It was released in July 1955 as a single by Chess Records, of Chicago, Illinois. It was Berry's first single and his first hit. "Maybellene" is considered one of the pioneering rock songs: Roll
Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, and racing driver. One of the most popular and successful country and western singers of all time for most of his near four-decade career,Robbins often topped the country music charts, and several of his songs also had crossover success as pop hits.
Robbins' discography consists of 52 studio albums, 13 compilation albums, and 100