Various ‎– 30 Years Of No. 1 Country Hits

Reader's Digest ‎– RBA-215/A
7 × Vinyl, LP, Stereo
Box Set, Compilation

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Record 1, Side 1: 1950-51
A1¹ Red Foley Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
Written-By – Stone*, Stapp*
A2 Eddy Arnold Kentucky Waltz
Written-By – Monroe*
A3 Hank Snow I'm Movin' On
Written-By – Snow*
A4 Pee Wee King Slow Poke
Written-By – Price*, King*, Stewart*
A5² Hank Williams Why Don't You Love Me
Written-By – Williams*
A6³ Tennessee Ernie Ford Shotgun Boogie
Written-By – Ford*
Record 1, Side 2: 1952-53
B1³ Jean Shepard And Ferlin Husky A Dear John Letter
Written-By – Barton*, Owen*, Talley*
B2 Hank Williams Kaw-Liga
Written-By – Rose*, Williams*
B3 Jim Reeves Mexican Joe
Written-By – Torok*
B4³ Hank Thompson The Wild Side Of Life
Written-By – Carter*, Warren*
B5¹ Kitty Wells It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
Written-By – Miller*
B6² Hank Williams Jambalaya
Written-By – Williams*
Record 2, Side 1: 1954-56
C1 Eddy Arnold Cattle Call
Written-By – Owens*
C2¹ Webb Pierce Slowly
Written-By – Hill*, Pierce*
C3¹ Webb Pierce In The Jailhouse Now
Written-By – Rodgers*
C4 Hank Snow I Don't Hurt Anymore
Written-By – Robertson*, Rollins*
C5¹ Red Sovine And Webb Pierce Why Baby Why
Written-By – Edwards*, Jones*
C6 Elvis Presley I Forgot To Remember To Forget
Written-By – Feathers*, Kesler*
Record 2, Side 2: 1957-58
D1 Don Gibson Oh, Lonesome Me
Written-By – Gibson*
D2³ Ferlin Husky Gone
Written-By – Rogers*
D3 Elvis Presley (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
Written-By – Lowe*, Mann*
D4⁴ Johnny Cash Guess Things Happen That Way
Written-By – Clement*
D5⁵ The Everly Brothers* Bye Bye Love
Written-By – Bryant*, Bryant*
D6⁴ Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls Of Fire
Written-By – Hammer*, Blackwell*
Record 3, Side 1: 1959-60
E1² George Jones (2) White Lightning
Written-By – Richardson*
E2³ Faron Young Country Girl
Written-By – Drusky*
E3 Hank Locklin Please Help Me I'm Falling (In Love With You)
Written-By – Robertson*, Blair*
E4 Jim Reeves He'll Have To Go
Written-By – Allison*, Allison*
E5³ Ferlin Husky Wings Of A Dove
Written-By – Ferguson*
E6 The Browns (3) The Three Bells
Written-By – Reisfeld*, Villard*
Record 3, Side 2: 1961-62
F1³ Faron Young Hello Walls
Written-By – Nelson*
F2¹ Patsy Cline I Fall To Pieces
Written-By – Cochran*, Howard*
F3² Leroy Van Dyke Walk On By
Written-By – Hayes*
F4¹ Patsy Cline She's Got You
Written-By – Cochran*
F5⁶ George Jones (2) She Thinks I Still Care
Written-By – Lee*, Duffy*
F6 Hank Snow I've Been Everywhere
Written-By – Mack*
Record 4, Side 1: 1963-64
G1 Connie Smith Once A Day
Written-By – Anderson*
G2² Roger Miller Dang Me
Written-By – Miller*
G3 Jim Reeves I Guess I'm Crazy
Written-By – Fairburn*
G4 Hawkshaw Hawkins Lonesome 7-7203
Written-By – Tubb*
G5¹ Bill Anderson (2) Still
Written-By – Anderson*
G6 George Hamilton IV Abilene
Written-By – Stanton*, Gibson*, Loudermilk*, Brown*
Record 4, Side 2: 1965-66
H1 Eddy Arnold Make The World Go Away
Written-By – Cochran*
H2⁷ Red Sovine Giddy Up Go
Written-By – Sovine*, Hill*
H3³ Sonny James Take Good Care Of Her
Written-By – Kent*, Warren*
H4⁶ Del Reeves Girl On The Billboard
Written-By – Mills*, Haynes*
H5¹ Jack Greene There Goes My Everything
Written-By – Frazier*
H6 Jim Reeves This Is It
Written-By – Walker*
Record 5, Side 1: 1967-69
I1³ Merle Haggard Okie From Muskogee
Written-By – Haggard*, Burris*
I2 Bill Anderson (2) And Jan Howard For Loving You
Written-By – Karliski*
I3³ Glen Campbell Galveston
Written-By – Webb*
I4¹ Jack Greene All The Time
Written-By – Tillis*, Walker*
I5¹ Loretta Lynn Fist City
Written-By – Lynn*
I6⁶ Bobby Goldsboro Honey
Written-By – Russell*
Record 5, Side 2: 1970-71
J1¹ Conway Twitty Hello Darlin'
Written-By – Twitty*
J2¹ Loretta Lynn Coal Miner's Daughter
Written-By – Lynn*
J3³ Merle Haggard Fightin' Side Of Me
Written-By – Haggard*
J4 Jerry Reed When You're Hot, You're Hot
Written-By – Hubbard*
J5 Charley Pride Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'
Written-By – Peters*
J6⁸ Sammi Smith Help Me Make It Through The Night
Written-By – Kristofferson*
Record 6, Side 1: 1972-73
K1² Hank Williams, Jr.* Eleven Roses
Written-By – McCall*, Morris*
K2¹ Loretta Lynn One's On The Way
Written-By – Silverstein*
K3¹ Donna Fargo Funny Face
Arranged By, Conductor [Conducted By] – Walker*Written-By – Fargo*
K4² Tom T. Hall Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine
Written-By – Hall*
K5¹ Roy Clark Come Live With Me
Arranged By, Conductor [Conducted By] – Walker*Written-By – Bryant*, Bryant*
K6¹ Conway Twitty You've Never Been This Far Before
Written-By – Twitty*
Record 6, Side 2: 1974-1975
L1¹ B. J. Thomas* (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
Written-By – Moman*, Butler*
L2 Ronnie Milsap Pure Love
Written-By – Rabbitt*
L3 Waylon Jennings I'm A Ramblin' Man
Written-By – Pennington*
L4³ Linda Ronstadt When Will I Be Loved
Written-By – Everly*
L5³ Merle Haggard If We Make It Through December
Written-By – Haggard*
L6³ Glen Campbell Rhinestone Cowboy
Written-By – Weiss*
Record 7, Side 1: 1976-77
M1 Dolly Parton Here You Come Again
Written-By – Mann*, Weil*
M2 Waylon Jennings And Willie Nelson Good Hearted Woman
Written-By – Jennings*, Nelson*
M3⁷ The Kendalls Heaven's Just A Sin Away
Written-By – Gillespie*
M4³ Merle Haggard Cherokee Maiden
Written-By – Walker*
M5⁶ Crystal Gayle Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
Written-By – Leigh*
M6 Elvis Presley Moody Blue
Written-By – James*
Record 7, Side 2: 1978-79
N1¹ John Conlee Backside Of Thirty
Written-By – Conlee*
N2 Dolly Parton Two Doors Down
Written-By – Parton*
N3 Ronnie Milsap Nobody Likes Sad Songs
Written-By – McDill*, Holyfield*
N4² The Statler Brothers Do You Know You Are My Sunshine?
Written-By – Reid*, Reid*
N5¹ Don Williams (2) It Must Be Love
Written-By – McDill*
N6 Charley Pride Someone Loves You Honey
Written-By – Devaney*

Companies, etc.


Records 1-7

Record 5, Side 2
℗ 1972 CAPITOL RECORDS, INC. (Track: J3)

Record 6, Side 1
℗ 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 MCA RECORDS, INC. (Tracks: K1, K5, K6)

Record 6, Side 2
℗ 1977 MCA RECORDS, INC. (Track: L1)
℗ 1973, 1974, 1975 CAPITOL RECORDS, INC. (Tracks: L4-L6)

Record 7, Side 1
℗ 1977 GML INC. (Track: M3)
℗ 1976 CAPITOL RECORDS, INC. (Track: M4)

Record 7, Side 2
℗ 1977, 1978 MCA RECORDS, INC. (Track: N1, N5)
℗ 1978 POLYGRAM RECORDS, INC. (Track: N4)

Records 1, 2: All tracks electronically re-recorded to simulate stereo
Record 3, Side A: Tracks 1-3 electronically re-recorded to simulate stereo

¹Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
²Used Courtesy of PolyGram Special Projects, A Division of PolyGram Records, Inc.
³Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
⁴Courtesy of Sun International Corporation
⁵Courtesy of Barnaby Records Inc.
⁶Courtesy of EMI America Records, a Division of Capitol Records, Inc
⁷Courtesy of GML, Inc.
⁸Courtesy of Sizemore Music

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KRB-215/A, RB6-215-1 Various 30 Years Of No. 1 Country Hits(3xCass, Comp, RM) Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest KRB-215/A, RB6-215-1 US 1986 Sell This Version
2-869-1/7 Various 30 Years Of No. 1 Country Hits(7xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest 2-869-1/7 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
KRB-215/A, RB6-215-1 Various 30 Years Of No. 1 Country Hits(4xCD, Comp) Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest KRB-215/A, RB6-215-1 US 1990 Sell This Version
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