• JOHNNIE and JACK - Ashes of Love - Greatest Recordings 1949-1962

'Brother Acts' have always been a staple of Country music going right back to the music's earliest days. There have been considerably fewer 'Brother-In-Law Acts', and of those that there have been none has ever been as successful as the duo of Johnnie Wright and Jack Anglin.

The 12 hits that J & J placed on the Billboard Country Charts between 1950 and 1962 barely begin to hint at how popular they were in their heyday, or how influential they were on dozens of other later twosomes.

In this new Jasmine 2CD set you will find almost every secular single and a smattering of the gospel 45s that J & J released between 1949 and 1962 (remastered, as always, from the finest available sources) along with selected stereo remakes of their earliest hits for a much-acclaimed 1959 album. 'Ashes Of Love' starts with their earliest classics and hits and ends with their final recordings as a duo in 1962.

Sadly Jack Anglin died in a car crash while on his way to the funeral of his friends Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins. But Johnny Wright carried on making hits for many years thereafter, and toured until 2000 with his equally legendary wife Kitty Wells (who can also be heard in three part harmony on many of the early selections here).

Whether they were hits or not, many of the songs in 'Ashes Of Love' (including the title track) have achieved classic status through multiple revivals by other artists. If you want to hear some proper hillbilly harmony, not to mention some of the best country records of the 1950s in particular, you have come to the (W)right CD - and no, we're not just Anglin' for sales, either!

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. WHAT ABOUT YOU
2. JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU
3. JESUS HITS LIKE AN ATOM BOMB
4. LONESOME (Original)
5. POISON LOVE (Original)
6. I CAN'T TELL MY HEART THAT
7. HUMMINGBIRD
8. CRYIN' HEART BLUES
9. ASHES OF LOVE
10. THREE WAYS OF KNOWING
11. SLOW POISON (Original)
12. DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES
13. HANK WILLIAMS WILL LIVE FOREVER
14. SOUTH IN NEW ORLEANS
15. S.O.S.
16. A PLEASURE NOT A HABIT IN MEXICO
17. PIG LATIN SERENADE
18. (Oh Baby Mine) I GET SO LONELY
19. GOODNIGHT SWEETHEART GOODNIGHT
20. HONEY I NEED YOU
21. BEWARE OF 'IT'
22. KISS CRAZY BABY
23. SINCERELY
24. CARRY ON
25. NO ONE DEAR BUT YOU
26. WE LIVE IN TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS
27. SO LOVELY BABY
28. WEARY MOMENTS
29. TOM CAT'S KITTEN
30. YOU CAN'T DIVORCE MY HEART

Disc 2

1. I WANT TO BE LOVED
2. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE
3. I WONDER WHY YOU SAID GOODBYE
4. LIVE AND LET LIVE
5. WHY NOT CONFESS
6. THE BANANA BOAT SONG
7. MISTER CLOCK
8. MOVE IT ON OVER
9. NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW
10. SLOWLY
11. WEDDING BELLS
12. STOP THE WORLD AND LET ME OFF
13. CAMEL WALK STROLL
14. I'VE SEEN THIS MOVIE BEFORE
15. LONELY ISLAND PEARL
16. THAT'S THE WAY THE COOKIE CRUMBLES
17. POISON LOVE (Remake)
18. WHAT ABOUT YOU (Remake)
19. LONESOME (Remake)
20. WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT HEARTACHES
21. SAILOR MAN
22. COUNTRY MUSIC HAS GONE TO TOWN
23. LOVE PROBLEMS
24. SLOW POISON (Remake)
25. UNCLE JOHN'S BONGOS
26. THE MOON IS HIGH AND SO AM I
27. THIRTY SIX, TWENTY TWO, THIRTY SIX
28. WHAT DO YOU THINK OF HER NOW
29. I OVERLOOKED AN ORCHID
30. YOU'LL NEVER GET A BETTER CHANCE THAN THIS

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date June 14th 2019
UPC Bar Code No 604988 37242 7

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JOHNNIE and JACK - Ashes of Love - Greatest Recordings 1949-1962

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