LEFTY FRIZZELL 'An Article From Life - The Complete Recordings (20-CD Deluxe Box Set)' BCD-17540-20CD

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20-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 264-page hardcover book. 361 tracks. Total playing time: 867:41 mns.

• The truly definitive set of the most influential singer in Country music history!
• All the hits, including If You’ve Got The Money, Always Late, Long Black Veil, I Love You A Thousand Ways, and thirty-five more!
• Every 45, 78, and LP track from Lefty’s entire career. Every unissued session recording!
• Newly-discovered demos and non-session recordings!
• Newly-researched biography and discography!
• Many previously unseen photos from the Frizzell family!
• A new designed 264 page hardcover book!
• Newly remastered!
• Many previously unissued recordings!
• Bonus: audio book on 8 CDs with Lefty’s life history, written and read by his brother David.

This is the cornerstone of every Country music collection! – Colin Escott, May 2018

Who was the greatest Country singer of all time? Some might say Merle Haggard, but Merle disagreed. ''There's no way I can describe the effect Lefty Frizzell had,'' Merle told us. ''The soul of Hank Williams, the appeal of Johnny Cash and the charisma of Elvis Presley. He had it all. He was dressed all in white - heroes usually are. The impact he had on Country Music, and on me is not even measurable.'' George Jones began his career almost as a Lefty tribute act. Much of Willie Nelson’s phrasing comes from Lefty Frizzell. When Roy Orbison joined the Traveling Wilburys, it was as Lefty Wilbury. Lefty's songs brought newfound poetry to Country music. Lefty Frizzell’s influence is incalculable.