This one is a gasser! It's also a suicidal killer, murderer, and a reckless driver. Here we have some of the finest (and also easily the most dangerous) wild, and downright morbid songs from early Country music to the first five years of the Rock & Roll era plus a few offshoots in several different musical directions. It contains 52 songs about death. Most of them pretty violent deaths too. Among the many highlights is a tune about a father drunkenly driving over his own son, a two hour honeymoon, and a school bus swerving off the road killing 27 children.
Big hits ranging from The Louvin Brothers' Knoxville Girl, to Lloyd Price's Stagger Lee, to Ray Peterson's Tell Laura I Love Her. Novelty songs like Wild Dogs Of Kentucky by Nervous Norvus, Ballad Of Thunder Road by Robert Mitchum, Music To Be Murdered By from Alfred Hitchcock, and Message From James Dean by Bill Hayes. Johnny Cash, The Everly Brothers, George Jones, Gene Vincent, Jacques Brel, Lena Horne, Ferlin Husky, and many more diverse talents take you on a perilous journey, but don't worry; it's only a record, right?
This is certainly a compilation to kill for with excellent sound, plus lots of notes and photos etc.