Country Soul Sisters : Women in Country Music 1952-78.
1.Dolly Parton - Don't Let It Trouble Your Mind -- 2.Lynn Anderson - Fancy -- 3.Jeannie C. Riley - I've Done A Lot Of Living Since Then -- 4.Bobbie Gentry - Reunio -- 5.Tammy Wynette - Tonight My Baby's Coming Home -- 6.Jean Shepard - A Satisfied Mind -- 7.Nancy Sinatra - Get While The Gettin's Good -- 8.Tanya Tucker - California Cotton Fields -- 9.Sammi Smith - Saunders Ferry Lane -- 10.Connie Smith - If It Ain't Love -- 11.Jean Shepard - Two Whoops And A Holler -- 12.Billie Jo Spears - Mr. Walker, It's All Over -- 13.Patsy Cline - Ain't No Wheels On This Ship -- 14.Barbara Fairchild - Color My World -- 15.Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty - You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly -- 16.Jeannie C. Riley - Harper Valley PTA -- 17.Jody Miller - A Woman Left Lonely -- 18.Kitty Wells - Delta Dawn -- 19.Diana Trask - Show Me -- 20.Norma Jean - He's All I've Got -- 21.Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe -- 22.Bonnie Guitar - Tender Words -- 23.Barbara Mandrell - Husband Stealer --24.Diana Trask - I'll Never Do You Wrong -- 25.Kitty Wells - It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.
This new album on Soul Jazz Records is a stunning collection of tracks by female country singers. The album features all the classic artists - Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, Tanya Tucker - as well as many lesser-known singers. This album also features artists such as Nancy Sinatra, Bobbie Gentry who also made country music but existed outside the traditional Nashville framework as well as artists with a leaning towards country soul music such as Jeannie C Riley, Diana Trask And Barbara Mandrell. The album comes with extensive sleevenotes charting the rise of female artists in country music from early stars such as Patsy Cline and Kitty Wells up to the astute-minded superstar figures such as Dolly Parton.