Label: Epic - EGK-39867 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country
Mickey Gilley may have been indebted to Jerry Lee Lewisor it could be that the two cousins shared the same influences as well as bloodline, so they came out as near mirror images, right down to the way Gilley delivers a lascivious chuckle at the end of True Love Ways - Mickey Gilley - Ten Years Of Hits verse in "Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time. For the next ten years, he was a constant presence at the top of the country charts, scoring 17 number ones and becoming a pop culture touchstone when his bar, Gilley's, was used as a key location in the era-defining Niente Resterà - Various - Promozione Editoriale N° 4 Travolta film Urban Cowboy.
Released inthe two-LP now one-CDtrack Ten Years of Hits chronicles this time expertly, containing all those number one hits along with three other Top Ten hits. The biggest flaw in the collection is that it isn't sequenced chronologically, which is only a problem because as the years wore on, Gilley turned increasingly to slick, sentimental ballads and oldies covers designed for the pop crossover audience that he stumbled upon.
A few of these go a long way and, fortunately, only a few of them are here, with the great majority of this collection devoted to tear-in-your-beer ballads like "Room Full of Roses" and "I Overlooked an Orchid" or juke-joint ravers like "Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time" and "The Power of Positive Drinkin'.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying.
Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Stream or buy on:. Genre Country.
Track Listing. Room Full of Roses. Tim Spencer. Mickey Gilley. I Ddonnttcchhaa - Buttress - - - - - O - - - - - Kneel* - Compop 9.2: PostCoreCore an Orchid. Window up Above. George Jones. City Lights. Bill Anderson. Baker Knight. Lonely Nights. Tears of the Lonely. Wayland Holyfield. Put Your Dreams Away. Talk to Me.
Joe Seneca. You've Really Got a Hold on Me. Smokey Robinson. Stand by Me. Ben E. True Love Ways. That's All That Matters. Chick Rains. You True Love Ways - Mickey Gilley - Ten Years Of Hits Know Me. Bring It on Home to Me.
Sam Cooke. Lawdy Miss Clawdy. Lloyd Price. She's Pulling Me Back Again. Chains of Love. The Power of Positive Drinkin'. Room Full of Roses Tim Spencer.
Spotify Amazon. Window up Above George Jones. City Lights Bill Anderson. Tears of the Lonely Wayland Holyfield. Talk to Me Joe Seneca. Stand by Me Ben E. Lawdy Miss Clawdy Lloyd Price.
Ive Lost My Baby - Roy & Paulette - Ive Lost My Baby / Since Youre Gone, Little Luman / R. Alphonse* - Hurry Hurry / Hucklebuck, Lejos del ruido - Red Mullet - Como pollo sin cabeza, The Roof Is On Fire - Various - Juice #12 August 1999, Love To Love You - The Corrs - Best Of The Corrs