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Album Information

The Singing Cowboys Collection

July 12, 2005

Varése Sarabande

Bring back those childhood memories of bygone days when sagebrush troubadours such as Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Rex Allen, and Tex Ritter rode the range with this excellent collection of Singing Cowboys. This release has classic cowboy songs such as "Cool Water," "High Noon," and "Sioux City Sue" as well as several rare, never-before-on-CD tracks including "If You Ever Come to Texas" by Dale Evans, "In My Stable (There's An Empty Stall)" by Monte Hale, and "Which Way'd They Go" by The Cass County Boys.

Track Listing

  1. Sioux City Sue (1:41)
    Gene Autry
  2. Cool Water (2:00)
    Sons of the Pioneers
  3. Hill-Billy Heaven, (I Dreamed Of) (3:45)
    Eddie Dean
  4. No One to Cry To (2:13)
    Foy Willing & The Riders of the Purple Sage
  5. High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) (2:47)
    Tex Ritter
  6. Cowboy's Night Herd Song (2:16)
    Roy Rogers & Sons of the Pioneers
  7. If You Ever Come to Texas (2:27)
    Dale Evans
  8. It's My Lazy Day (2:16)
    Smiley Burnette/The Ewing Sisters
  9. Saddle Pals (2:26)
    Jimmy Wakely
  10. Cimarron (Roll On) (2:18)
    Johnny Bond
  11. In My Stable (There's an Empty Stall) (2:40)
    Monte Hale
  12. Let Me Ride Down in Rocky Canyon (2:29)
    Ray Whitley
  13. I'm a Young Cowboy (Streets of Laredo) (3:36)
    Rex Allen
  14. Shame on You (1:55)
    Spade Cooley/The Western Swing Dance Gang/Tex Williams
  15. Which Way'd They Go (1:46)
    The Cass County Boys

Notes & Background Information

Collection Producers: Cary E. Mansfield, Larry Zwisohn and John Guyot Smith
Mastering: Steve Massie for Steve Massie Productions
Notes: Larry Zwisohn
Art Direction & Design: Bill Pitzonka
"Songs of the Soil" vintage songbook image used for the cover courtesy of the Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation.
Photos: courtesy of Packy Smith

  • 1, 15: Courtesy of the Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation.
  • 3, 5, 9, 10, 13: Shasta Records/Varese Sarabande Records Inc.
  • 4: Courtesy of Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, DBA Masters International.
  • 2, 6, 14: Courtesy of SOUNDIES, Inc.
    8: Courtesy of Capitol Records, under license from EMI Music Special Markets
  • 12: Courtesy of Sony/ATV-Acuff Rose Music BMI

This compilation © (p) 2005 Varese Sarabande Records Inc. Manufactured by Varese Sarabande Records, Inc., 11846 Ventura Blvd., Suite #130, Studio City, CA 91604. Distributed by Universal Music and Video Distribution, 10 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91068.

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