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GEORGE STRAIT 50 #1 HITS (2 CDs) due 10/5

Old 07-30-04, 06:50 PM
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Sure to be a big seller at Christmas time. Fans waiting for news about George Strait's upcoming double-CD release of his 50 Number One hits can now see the song list for the record setting collection. The 51st song in the collection is "I Hate Everything," that seems destined to be his 51st chart topper as well. The set releases October 5th.
Here's the list in chronological order:
Disc 1
1. I Hate Everything - NEW!
2. Fool Hearted Memory - (1ST #1 FROM '82)
3. A Fire I Can't Put Out
4. You Look So Good In Love
5. Right Or Wrong
6. Let's Fall To Pieces Together
7. Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind
8. The Chair
9. Nobody In His Right Mind Would've Left Her
10. It Ain't Cool To Be Crazy About You
11. Ocean Front Property
12. All My Ex's Live In Texas
13. Am I Blue
14. Famous Last Words Of A Fool
15. Baby Blue
16. If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')
17. Baby's Gotten Good At Goodbye
18. What's Going On In Your World
19. Ace In The Hole
20. Love Without End, Amen
21. I've Come To Expect It From You
22. If I Know Me
23. You Know Me Better Than That
24. The Chill Of An Early Fall
25. So Much Like My Dad
26. I Cross My Heart
Disc 2
1. Heartland
2. Easy Come, Easy Go
3. I'd Like To Have That One Back
4. The Man In Love With You
5. The Big One
6. You Can't Make A Heart Love Somebody
7. Lead On
8. Check Yes Or No
9. I Know She Still Loves Me
10. Blue Clear Sky
11. Carried Away
12. I Can Still Make Cheyenne
13. One Night At A Time
14. Carrying Your Love With Me
15. Today My World Slipped Away
16. Round About Way
17. I Just Want To Dance With You
18. TRUE
19. We Really Shouldn't Be Doing This
20. Write This Down
21. The Best Day
22. Go On
23. Run
24. Living And Living Well
25. She'll Leave You With A Smile

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Old 07-30-04, 09:33 PM
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Decent collection - but it just misses too many tracks (Down and Out, Unwound, Amarillo By Morning, King of the Mountain) that are essential - mostly from his first two albums. That's the problem with collections that only pick the #1 singles (see the #1 collections for Elvis and The Beatles). They're nice historical pieces, but shouldn't be relied on to provide the essential tracks.
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I'll be all over this one
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Not that I need more George Strait CD's, but I sure will be picking this up.
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I hate when artists do this (put new material on repackaged CDs). I know that it is done to increase sales from people who already have the other CDs, but it just pisses me off.

I am a huge George Strait fan, and I have about 35 to 40 Strait CDs (I am missing three or four I think), and he has three greatest hits out, and a boxset (off the top of my head anyway). Is there a need for another collection? Grr....
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Well, for me this is great. I really like a lot of his music, but don't have any cd's of his. This will be a nice buy for me, I can get the majority of his hits on one cd without having to buy 35 - 40 cd's. Besides, since there is only one new song on it you won't need to drop any cash on this since you should already have all the songs.
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I have most of his CDs also except his 1st 3 gr. hits but I'll still get this when it comes out.
I'm sure it will be around $12-$15 in it's first week of release.
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I'll be buying multiple copies.

One for myself the others for family and friends.
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Old 08-07-04, 11:50 PM
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That is awesome.

I definitely plan on buying it, even though I will be out of the country.
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Old 09-20-04, 03:47 PM
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Added cover pic!
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bigjim25, thanks for posting the cover art & track info. I only have a couple George Strait CD's, so I'll definitely be picking this one up. Love his new song too.
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