1963-Dim Lights Thick Smoke & Hilbilly Music Count
2011 collection, an installment in this exciting year-by-year series that spotlights the Hillbilly side of the Country & Western music scene. In addition to the hits of 1963, this release contains rarities that went on to influence Country music... and all music... in the years ahead. This series is designed to introduce new listeners to the very best that Country music has to offer... while keeping longtime fans entertained. Every volume is a fabulous time capsule. This is the music that influenced the White Stripes, Gillian Welch, Gram Parsons, Nick Cave, and many, many others. This is the music that gave birth to California country rock. This is the music that influenced the Beatles and many other seminal bands. In other words, this is the true and uncensored history of country music. Incredibly detailed 72-page booklet featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes stories, rare photos, record label shots, and complete discography information.