• Close All The Honky Tonks / Wine Women & Walker / Don't Squeeze My Sharmon / Honky Tonkin' - Charlie Walker

Like so many country entertainers of his era, Charles Levi Walker (born in Copeville, Texas on November 2nd 1926) grew up in rural surroundings, spending his early years picking cotton and being inspired by the sounds of country music. 

After short spells with Imperial, Decca and Mercury Records Walker secured a deal with Columbia in mid-1958 and on his first session, June 5th 1958, recorded a new song from the up-and-coming songwriter Harlan Howard, then a fork-lift driver in California. 

Produced by Don Law, Pick Me Up On Your Way Down brought success for both singer and writer. The record climbed to #2 in the US country charts during a 22 week chart run. It also set Charlie Walker's direction in the many recordings that followed. A honky-tonk hero was born! 

The four albums in this collection dating from 1965 to 1971 bring together many of the singer's chart successes, not only of the honky tonk variety but also several with novelty and comic ingredients!

Disc 1

  • Close All the Honky Tonks
  • Honky Tonk Blues
  • The Band Keeps Playin' on
  • The Wild Side of Life
  • Last Call for Alcohol
  • Truck Driving Man
  • Honky Tonk Song
  • Shoes of a Fool
  • Pick Me Up on Your Way Down
  • The Bad Things I Do
  • Every Good Reason
  • Fraulein
  • Back in My Baby's Arms Again
  • I'm Gonna Live (As Long As I Can)
  • Little Old Wine Drinker Me
  • Think of Me
  • Little Old Heartache Maker Me
  • The Man in the Little White Suit
  • Memory Killer
  • He's a Jolly Good Fellow
  • A Dozen More Like You
  • Out of a Honky Tonk

Disc 2

  1. Don't Squeeze My Sharmon
  2. The Tail's Been Waggin' the Dog Too Long
  3. I Wouldn't Take Her to a Dogfight
  4. Moffett, Oklahoma
  5. Mr Cool
  6. Pistol Packin' Mama
  7. Here's to the Girls
  8. You Lied to Me
  9. Tonight We're Calling It a Day
  10. Fast Women, Slow Horses and Wine
  11. My Baby Used to Be That Way
  12. Honky-Tonk Season
  13. Rosie Bokay
  14. Before I Found the Wine
  15. God Save the Queen (Of the Honky Tonks)
  16. Let's Go Fishin' Boys (The Girls Are Bitin')
  17. A Honky Tonk in Dallas
  18. Honky Tonk Women
  19. A Bad Girl
  20. Don't Put Down the Honky Tonks
  21. Good Ole Mountain Dew

Close All The Honky Tonks / Wine Women & Walker / Don't Squeeze My Sharmon / Honky Tonkin' - Charlie Walker

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