With 25 tracks, it offers an abundance of fine music, including renditions of Pioneers classics such as "Cool Water," romanticized portrayals of the West, sagebrush humor and rollicking instrumentals.
Fast-paced instrumental breakdowns, crooning, velvety ballads, smooth trio harmonies, and story songs.
A wonderful grab bag of dancehall Western Swing, proto-rockabilly and a few ballads and novelty tunes thrown in for good measure. A quick scan of the song titles alone reveals that we are dealing with one unique talent.
The Sundowners’ music and love of life struck a chord with generations of music fans. They are true legends in Chicago and an important part of the city’s ongoing connection with country music.
Contains never released recordings; some are so rare that in many cases they are the only recorded versions of the songs.
Hear Hank like he's never been heard before, demonstrating a stylistic range from pure honky-tonk to cowboy jazz and swing
Vintage 40's recordings by Johnny and his Red River Valley Boys are true country and western, featuring Bond's legendary songcraft and pioneering hillbilly-western sound.
Dozens of country, western, and pop numbers that'll have you scratching your head wondering why this remarkable performer's work has been long out of print.