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1. Alex Harvey ; His Soul Band - You Are My Sunshine
2. The Downliners Sect - Above and Beyond
3. The Searchers - Hey Joe
4. King Size Taylor ; the Dominoes - Ruby Ann
5. Lee Curtis ; the All Stars - Mohair Sam
6. Jerry Williams ; the Violents - Darling Nellie Grey
7. The Poor Things - Danny Boy
8. Sonny Webb ; the Cascades - Who Shot Sam
9. Billy J. Kramer ; the Dakotas - Tennessee Waltz
10. Spencer Davis Group - Georgia on My Mind
11. Jimmy ; the Rackets - Stick with Me Baby
12. The Merseybeats - Fools Like Me
13. The Nashville Teens - Tobacco Road
14. Johnny Sandon - Sixteen Tons
15. Mike Sheridan ; the Nightriders - Lonely Weekends
16. The Hollies - Candy Man
17. Mike Warner ; the New Stars - I Wonder If I Care As Much
18. Billy Thorpe ; the Aztecs - Devoted to You
19. The Downliners Sect - Midnight Special
20. Tommy Quickly ; the Remo Four - the Wild Side of Life
21. Didi ; His ABC Boys - Greenback Dollar
22. The Incrowd - I'll Make It All Up to You
23. The Searchers - Sea of Heartbreak
24. Billy Thorpe ; the Aztecs - Half As Much
25. Tony Sheridan ; the Beat Brothers - Jambalaya
26. Tony ; the Initials - Knee Deep in the Blues
27. The Lords - Tobacco Road (German)
28. The Downliners Sect - Wreck of the Old '97
29. Mike Warner ; the New Stars - I Walk the Line
30. The Bobby Patrick Big Six - Your Cheatin' Heart
31. Sales Points

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Beatin' On Country Music - Excuse me? Country music performed by 1960s beat bands? You bet! -Crazy CD compilation with The Merseybeats, the Nashville Teens, The Downliners Sect, Remo Four, Searchers, Hollies and the Spencer Davis Group, by Mike Warner and the New Stars, The Incrowd, Sonny Webb and the Cascades, Jerry Williams and the Violents a.o. on Bear Family Recordsr. -They cover You Are My Sunshine, Sixteen Tons, Sea Of Heartbreak, I Walk The Line, Georgia On My Mind, Danny Boy and Jambalaya, a.m.o. Beat and country music? You must be joking? It may seem ridiculous to look for country roots in beat music: The 1960s and everything they stood for appear to be galaxies away from the conservative traditionalism of the country establishment. In his excellent book 'Say It One Time For The Broken Hearted,' English music journalist and writer Barney Hoskins traces country music's contributions to the development of soul music in the early '60s. So maybe it's also worth checking out the country in beat music? Nico Feuerbach, head of production at Bear Family Recordsr, dug deep into his record collection and offers 30 country compositions or songs connected to the country field interpreted by beat bands from The Hague, Holland - Wellington, New Zealand - Liverpool, England - and Bielefeld, Germany (and many more cities in between). Some songs might not be country songs in a strict sense - some have a folk background, and some have mixed origins - but all are connected to country stars and the genre in general. Well-known bands like The Merseybeats, The Nashville Teens, The Downliners Sect, The Remo Four, The Searchers, The Hollies, and The Spencer Davis Group rub shoulders with the more obscure formations like Mike Warner and the New Stars, The Incrowd, Sonny Webb and the Cascades, a.m.o. This collection offers both - guaranteed fun on the dancefloor AND plenty of tears in your beer! Country and beat for your dancing and listening pleasure!