The Hits [Limited] by Garth Brooks (CD, Dec-1994, Capitol/EMI Records)
About this product
|Record Label:||Capitol/EMI Records|
|Genre:||Contemporary Country, Country|
|Number Of Discs:||1|
1. Ain't Goin' Down (Til the Sun Comes up)
2. Friends in Low Places
3. Callin' Baton Rouge
4. The River
5. Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)
6. The Thunder Rolls
7. American Honky-Tonk Bar Association
8. If Tomorrow Never Comes
9. Unanswered Prayers
10. Standing Outside the Fire
12. What She's Doing Now
13. We Shall Be Free
14. Papa Loved Mama
16. Workin' on a Full House Two of a Kind
17. That Summer
18. The Dance
|Playing Time:||66 min.|
|Contributing Artists:||Trisha Yearwood, Bela Fleck, Howard Smith, Sam Bush, Gary Chapman, Donna McElroy, Pat Flynn, Pat Alger, John Cowan|
|Distributor:||EMI Music Distribution|
Personnel includes: Garth Brooks (vocals); Mark Casstevens, Johnny Christopher (acoustic guitar); Pat Alger (acoustic guitar, background vocals); Chris Leuzinger (electric guitar); Bruce Bouton (steel guitar, background vocals); Jerry Douglas (dobro); Rob Hajacos (fiddle, background vocals); Sam Bush (fiddle, mandolin, background vocals); Terry McMillan (harmonica); Bobby Wood (piano, keyboards); Mike Chapman (bass, background vocals); Edgar Meyer (bass); Milton Sledge (drums, percussion).Recorded at Jack's Tracks Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee. Includes liner notes by Garth Brooks.It is almost redundant to have the words "Garth Brooks" and "THE HITS" on the same album cover because this country music phenom is synonymous with the term "hit." After selling a gazillion records and topping the country singles chart, Brooks' "best of" collection has brought him to the peak of the pop album chart as well.Everything is in place on THE HITS. Included are the anthems ("Ain't Goin' Down," "Standing Outside The Fire" and the courageously inspirational "We Shall Be Free"), the power ballads ("The River," "The Thunder Rolls," "If Tomorrow Never Comes" and Garth's personal favorite, "The Dance"), the novelty hits ("Friends In Low Places," "America Honky Tonk Bar Association"), the pop cover (Billy Joel's "Shameless"), the cowboy songs ("Much Too Young To Feel This Damn Old," "Rodeo"), even a taste of zydeco ("Callin' Baton Rouge").The 18 songs document five years of mixing traditional country with a well-defined pop orientation, making a mega-star out of Brooks and instant country classics out of his songs. Culled from five of his six albums (no cuts from the Christmas disc BEYOND THE SEASON), these prime selections provide an accurate account of Garth's young yet accomplished career. THE HITS is a godsend for fans, and a superb introduction for those one or two people who aren't already familiar with Brooks' work.
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- easyflier0Jan 26, 2016Verified purchase - USEDby
light weight with GREAT value
very good when too much talking on the car radio it gives wonderful relief blabber
- 2013rollJun 26, 2015by
great cd great seller fast shipping
great cd very happy got it fast to ben a fan of his for years the cd stays in my cd player it drives my girlfriend crazy this cd is his best ever
- supremefizzyJun 7, 2014by
Garth is awesome
awesome CD garth is great. Wish he would put his music on itunes so it would be easier to get but oh well worth the troubles
- cutcollJul 8, 2012by
Contains the Best of His Best.
Never bought this when it was first available when Garth was at his peak of popularity. I gave away my Garth CDs to a friend who is a REAL Country Music fan. I still wanted some of Garth's music in my collection. There is an Essential Collection containing 3 CD's. It had so many songs I might as well kept the CDs I gave away. This CD is exactly what it says, THE HITS. It has the songs you would be skipping over other songs to get too all on one CD.
- sneakers100Jul 7, 2011by
Garth the legend.
Nothing like a guy that can turn country and rock together! Nothing he come up with will be forgotten. He may try to make a comeback, but to me he doesn't have to - he is already a legend. This CD brings all his best for you to enjoy!