Merle Haggard And The Strangers - The Bottle Let Me Down download mp3 album
Strangers is the debut studio album by Merle Haggard. Initially Haggard refused, opting to remain loyal to Owen and Talley, but Tally Records did not have the resources to break Haggard, who was creating quite a buzz in California
Merle Haggard's third album, Swinging Doors, The Bottle Let Me Down, was assembled from a variety of singles and session like its two predecessors, but it contained a stronger overall selection of material than either album. In addition to the two masterpieces from which the album took its name, the record included a terrific version of Tommy Collins' "High On A Hilltop," and plus excellent songs like "The Girl Turned Ripe," "If I Could Be Him," and "Someone Else You've Known. There's a few weak tracks, but Haggard and his band are.
The Strangers were the back-up band for Merle Haggard, country music singer and guitarist in the Bakersfield sound. The group mainly served as the backup band for Haggard. The Strangers were the back-up band for Merle Haggard, country music singer and guitarist in the Bakersfield sound. Let us know what you think of the Last.
Listening to them chronologically- starting with Strangers in 1965 and ending with 1971's Someday We'll Look Back - is like reading an epic American novel: Haggard has Twain's wit (no exaggeration), Steinbeck's eye for the vagaries of poor America, and Horatio Alger's bootstrap sentimentality. Released in 1965 and 1966 respectively, Strangers and Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down (the latter named for its two singles) establishes a template for nearly every song that follows: an effective formula of humor and pathos, earnest self-deprecation and randy braggadocio, with no wasted notes or words, and even fewer pretensions.
The Girl Turned Ripe. B1. The Bottle Let Me Down. B2. No More You And Me. 2:18. Merle Haggard And The Strangers. Swinging Doors (LP, Album, RE, Jac).
Helping to create the Bakersfield Sound along with his band The Strangers and Buck Owens, Merle Haggard is considered a country legend, being successful from the 1960's through to the 2000's. The Bottle Let Me Down" was a single from Haggard's second single from his album "Swinging Doors". The song reached on the US Country Charts. This performance was recorded live at Church Street Station in Orlando, Florida.
Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down. 7. Top Songs Merle Haggard and The Strangers. Let Me Tell You About A Song. The Girl Who Made Me Laugh. Presents His 30th Album.
|A||The Bottle Let Me Down||2:45|
|B||The Longer You Wait||2:18|
- Published By – Blue Book Music Co.
- Published By – Owen Publishing
- Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
- Written-By – Merle Haggard
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (A-side label): 45-56172
- Matrix / Runout (B-side label): 45-56171
|5704||Merle Haggard And The Strangers||The Bottle Let Me Down (7", Single)||Capitol Records||5704||US||1966|
|6114||Merle Haggard And The Strangers||The Bottle Let Me Down (7", Single, RE)||Starline, Capitol Records||6114||US||Unknown|
|X-6114||Merle Haggard And The Strangers||The Bottle Let Me Down (7", RE)||Starline, Capitol Records||X-6114||US||Unknown|
|P 1506||Merle Haggard And The Strangers||The Bottle Let Me Down (7", Single)||Sparton||P 1506||Canada||1966|
|A-6114||Merle Haggard And The Strangers||The Longer You Wait (7", Single)||Capitol Records, Starline||A-6114||US||Unknown|