Just in Time for Gift Giving, This Deluxe 16-DVD Edition Features 240 Timeless Performances from Country Legends in their prime, including Johnny Cash & June Carter, Porter Wagoner, Patsy Cline, Ernest Tubb, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, The Carter Family and Many, Many More!
The most comprehensive collection of LIVE Grand Ole Opry country music performances ever assembled on DVD, the OPRY VIDEO CLASSICS COLLECTORS SET unlocks a treasure-trove of country classics like never before! Filmed on-stage at the historic Ryman Auditorium, this 16-disc set brings home audiences back to the golden age of country music with 240 amazing, vintage performances from legendary Country Music Hall of Fame stars from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s including Johnny Cash, Porter Wagoner, Patsy Cline, Ernest Tubb, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, The Carter Family, Tammy Wynette, Conway Twitty, Waylon Jennings, The Statler Brothers, George Jones, Charley Pride and hundreds more! A country music fan’s dream come true, these historic recordings spanning the ’50s to the ’70s across 16 discs includes: “Duets” where viewers will find Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn and Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton lighting up the stage, while newlyweds Johnny Cash & June Carter are “hotter than a pepper sprout” in Jackson; “The Hall of Fame,” which honors the illustrious Class of ’73 of Chet Atkins and Patsy Cline with Chet’s instrumental hit Yakety Axe and Patsy’s Imagine That, while Willie Nelson in Mr. Record Man shows his rarely seen pre-outlaw, clean-cut side; “Honky Tonk Heroes,” featuring such rollicking tunes as Ernest Tubb’s Walking the Floor Over You, Ray Price’s Heartaches By the Number and George Jones’ The Race is On; and “Legends,” which features all-time classics including Johnny Cash performing Ring of Fire and Patsy Cline singing Crazy.
Also included are the over-stuffed discs “Love Songs,” featuring sentimental classics like Dolly Parton’s I Will Always Love You and Conway Twitty’s I See the Want To In Your Eyes; “Pioneers,” which spotlights the godfathers of the genre including The Carter Family, Roy Acuff and Sons of the Pioneers; “Queens of Country” with Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette; and, finally, “Songs That Topped the Charts” featuring the top country hits, many of which also became significant pop singles with Leroy Van Dyke’s Walk On By (19 weeks at No. 1), Stonewall Jackson’s Waterloo, and the Browns’ The Three Bells, a country and pop chart-topper. Other featured performances in the set can be found on the discs “Hall of Fame 2,” “Jukebox Memories,” “Legends 2,” “Love Songs 2,” “Kings of Country,” “Pioneers 2,” “Queens of Country 2” and “Songs That Topped the Charts 2”.
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