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Someday: The Elton Britt Collection 1933-55

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Elton Britt was a country singer, songwriter and guitarist who was born in 1913, and had a recording career which began in the early 1930s and spanned more than three decades, as he adapted his distinctive and effortless vocal style to the needs of the changing market, and after the Billboard charts were launched in the early '40 he had a string of hits in both the pop and country charts, mostly as a solo artist but also in duets with Rosalie Allen, as well as with The Three Suns and The Skytoppers. This great-value 51-track 2-CD set comprises selected A and B sides of his releases on the Banner, Conqueror, Decca, Bluebird and RCA labels during these years, with recordings as The Wenatchee Mountaineers, Britt & Ford, Pappy, Zeke, Ezra and Elton, as well as in the duet formats already mentioned. It features all his pop and country chart entries from this era, including the pop Top 20 hits "There's A Star-Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere" and "Wave To Me My Lady" (which was also a country No. 5), and the Top 5 country hits "Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You)", "Blueberry Lane", "Detour", "Gotta Get Together With My Gal" and "Candy Kisses". From early 'mountain music' through to the more commercial music of the '50s, it offers a fascinating trawl across the country and pop spectrum while offering an entertaining showcase for Britt's smoothly relaxed style.

Disk 1

  1. :I Like Mountain Music
  2. Bring Your Roses To Your Mother
  3. By The Sleepy Rio Grande
  4. Dear Old Daddy
  5. Driftwood On The River
  6. Gladiola Time
  7. Heart In The Heart Of Texas
  8. In A Little Inn Way Out In Indiana
  9. Isle Of Capri
  10. Listen To The Mocking Bird
  11. Red Sails In The Sunset
  12. Someday
  13. Wait For The Wagon
  14. Why Did You Leave Me Alone

Disk 2

  1. A Red, Red Rose
  2. Beyond The Sunset
  3. Blue Texas Moonlight
  4. Blueberry Lane
  5. Born To Lose
  6. Broken Wings
  7. Candy Kisses
  8. Chime Bells
  9. Cowpoke
  10. Detour
  11. Five Glasses On A Texas Bar
  12. Gotta Get Together With My Gal
  13. I Almost Lost My Mind
  14. I Get The Blues When It Rains
  15. Maybe I?ll Cry Over You
  16. Nuevo Laredo
  17. On And On With You
  18. One For The Wonder
  19. One Way Ticket
  20. Put My Little Shoes Away
  21. Quicksilver
  22. Side By Side
  23. Tennessee Yodel Polka
  24. Wave To Me My Lady
  25. Will The Angels Let Me Play?

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