CHS-1029 - (1970)
The Coast of California (Marty Weitzler)
April’s Fool (Dave Kirby-Glenn Martin)
Here’s To Forever (Micky Newbury)
Too Much Of You (Gene Hood)
Strangers (Liz Anderson)
The Hills Of Yesterday (P. Webster-H.
One For The
Road (Liz Anderson)
Inseparable (Cindy Walker)
Pistol Packin’ Mama (Al Dexter)
Walk A Mile In My Shoes (Joe South)
The More I Think Of You (Jerry Lane)
Sounds like an odd place for this dapper crooner of sophisticated songs
to be recording, doesn't it? A few years ago it might have been, but not
today. The myriad sounds coming out of Nashville now seem to complement
pop singers as well as country.
This was Tony's first time to record in Nashville and he left
with words of praise for the Music City musicians and the warm
hospitality of the city.
The selections in this album showcase the inimitable Martin
voice in a great variety of sounds. From the beautiful sounds like
"Coast of California" and "Hills of Yesterday" (from the Paramount movie
"The Molly MaGuires"), thru a rousing version of the old timer "Pistol
Packin' Mama" and a good interpretation of the recent folk-rock hit
"Walk a Mile in My Shoes".
As a recording artist, Tony has one of the biggest
collections of gold records in the business. Some of his million sellers
are "I Get Ideas", "To Each His Own", "There's No Tomorrow" and "Begin
Tony Martin, known as "Mr. Show Business" to his colleagues
for his outstanding successes in all phases of the entertainment world,
holds a unique distinction in successconscious Hollywood. In the "Walk
of Fame," blocks, Tony's name appears four times, in the categories of
radio, motion picture, television and recordings, a career testimonial
of his stature in the entertainment industry.
Tony has been a headliner for over 25 years. And he has had
this success in every field.