Connie Francis and Hank Williams, Jr. Sing Great Country Favorites

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Connie Francis and Hank Williams, Jr. sing Great Country Favorites
Studio album by Connie Francis and Hank Williams, Jr.
Released November 1964
Recorded May 11 – 13, 1964
Genre Country
Label MGM Records
E-4251 (mono)/SE-4251 (stereo)
Producer Danny Davis, Jim Vienneau
Connie Francis chronology
Looking for Love
(1964)
Connie Francis and Hank Williams, Jr. Sing Great Country Favorites
(1964)
A New Kind of Connie
(1964)
Hank Williams, Jr. chronology
Your Cheatin' Heart
(1964)
Connie Francis and Hank Williams, Jr. Sing Great Country Favorites
(1964)
Father & Son
(1965)

Connie Francis and Hank Williams, Jr. sing Great Country Favorites is a studio album of country duets recorded by U. S. Entertainer Connie Francis and country singer Hank Williams, Jr..

The album was recorded May 11 – 13, 1964 at Owen Bradley's studio Bradley Film & Recording in Nashville. Arrangements were provided by Bill McElhiney who also conducted the sessions. Background vocals came from Millie Kirkham and The Jordanaires.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side A[edit]

# Title Songwriter Length
1. "Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On" Hank Locklin 2.36
2. "Wolverton Mountain" Merle Kilgore, Claude King 3.01
3. "Please Help Me, I'm Falling" Don Robertson, Hal Blair 2.37
4. "Singing the Blues" Melvin Endsley 2.10
5. "Walk on by" Kendall Hayes, Gary Walker 2.14
6. "If You've Got The Money (I've Got The Time)" Lefty Frizzell, Jim Beck 2.28

Side B[edit]

# Title Songwriter Length
1. "Mule Skinner Blues" Jimmie Rodgers, George Vaughn 2.57
2. "Making believe" Jimmy Work 2.20
3. "Blue, blue day" Don Gibson 1.58
4. "No letter today" Ted Daffan 2.40
5. "Bye Bye Love" Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant 2.29
6. "Wabash Cannonball" traditional, A. P. Carter 2.23

Not included songs from the sessions[edit]

# Title Songwriter Length Remark
1. "Mule Skinner Blues" Jimmie Rodgers, George Vaughn 2.51 alternate version with different vocal arrangement
unreleased until 1993
2. "No letter today" Ted Daffan 2.41 alternate version with different vocal arrangement
unreleased until 1993

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Ruhlmann: Connie Francis & Hank Williams, jr. – May 1964, Liner notes to CD re-release of the album, Bear Family Records BCD 16 737 AH, Hambergen (Germany) 1997