Cold Hard Facts of Life
(Germany - Import, 3PC)
2008 three CD set housed in a digipak, featuring six best-selling concept albums that gave the Country Music superstar Porter Wagoner a cult following: Confessions of a Broken Man (1966); Soul of a Convict (1967); the Cold Hard Facts of Life (1967); the Bottom of a Bottle (1968); the Carroll County Accident (1969) and Down in the Alley-Skid Row Joe' (1970). Seventy gripping 'slice of life' songs and recitations including such memorable Top 5 Billboard Country chart hits as 'Green, Green Grass of Home', 'Skid Row Joe; the Cold Hard Facts of Life' and 'The Carroll County Accident'. Features a rogue's gallery of murderers, philanderers, depressives, death-row inmates, unrepentant barflies, panhandling winos and other losers. Includes extensive notes covering these fascinating albums and Wagoner's life and career. Bear Family.