Ben Colder : Spoofing The Big Ones (Exp) (UK)

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Sell date: 8/2019
Label: Jasmine Records
Mfg's Catalog#: 8374124
CDC Part#: 2089354
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BEN COLDER was the alter-ego of singing actor Sheb Wooley, who'd enjoyed a worldwide hit with the million-selling 'Purple People Eater' back in 1958.In 1962 he successfully wrote and recorded an 'answer disc' to Rex Allen's US?hit 'Don't Go Near The Indians', titled 'Don't Go Near The Eskimos', which was issued as 'Ben Colder', a made-up name.Its success led to him cutting an LP?of similarly-styled material, "Spoofing The Big Ones!", which lampooned eleven further recent?US?hits by artists like Johnny Cash, Faron Young, Marty Robbins and Jerry Wallace. This compilation reissues that album plus, as bonus tracks, the original versions of the twelve US?hits which were spoofed.Further bonus tracks feature a half-dozen rare Sheb Wooley novelty releases from the late 50s/early 60s.The original LP, "Spoofing The Big Ones!"?has never previously appeared on CD, which makes this compilation a unique and crucial collectors' release

Hello Wall #2
Devil Woman #2
Don'T Take Your Cash to Town, John
Little Bitty Steer
Walking the Floor Over You #2
Don'T Worry 'Bout Me #2
Shudders & Screams
I Walk the Line #2
Release Me #2
Don'T Go Near the Eskimos
Ballad of a Mean Ole Queen
The Real Me
Faron Young Hello Walls
Marty Robbins Devil Woman
Johnny Cash Don'T Take Your Guns to Town
Burl Ives a Little Bitty Tear
Pat Boone Walking the Floor Over You
Marty Robbins Don'T Worry
Jerry Wallace Shutters & Boards
Johnny Cash I Walk the Line
Little Esther Phillips Release Me
Rex Allen Don'T Go Near the Indians
Johnny Cash Ballad of a Teenage Queen
Don Gibson Oh Lonesome Me
Ben Colder Louisiana Trapper
Sheb Wooley Monkey Jive
Sheb Wooley the Chase
Sheb Wooley Pygmy Love
Sheb Wooley Luke the Spook
Sheb Wooley Skin Tight, Pin Striped, Purple Pedal Pushers