Kitty Wells

A-Sides (1949 – 1957)

A-Sides (1949 – 1957)

UK collection from the Country legend, a chronological run-through of the A-sides of Kitty Wells’ single release from 1949 to 1957. With all of the key Country storytelling traits intact, from boozing reprobates to God-fearing repenting, this release contains some truly heartbreaking lyrics delivered in Kitty Wells’ plaintive vocal style. Perfectly moribund with the glorious ‘I Gave My Wedding Dress Away’ and ‘I Hope My Divorce Is Never Granted’ (where the spoken passage alone is melancholy personified) with ‘A Wedding Ring Ago’ completing a relationship counseling trio. Includes some spectacular duets with Red Foley, the legendary Roy Acuff, Carol Sue Wright and Webb Pierce and Kitty at her most impressive. Righteous.

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Mary “Rita” (Wells) Hooker, age 88

Mary “Rita” (Wells) Hooker, age 88
Rita was born in Lapstone, Upper Marlboro, MD on July 6, 1927 to Kathryn Moran (Roeder) and Joseph Arthur Wells. She attended Notre Dame Academy High School in Washington, DC, graduating in 1945; and Columbia Art School in Washington, DC, …
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TIME and Ally Financial Honor New York Dealer
LAS VEGAS, April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mary Catherine (Kitty) Van Bortel, president of Van Bortel Subaru in Victor, New York, was named the 2016 TIME Dealer of the Year today. Van Bortel received this highest honor out of a select group of dealers …
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Voynich: LCHS: A is for adoption
Pet of the Week — Angel is the Pet of the Week. She also happens to be sponsored by John Killmaster State Farm, and they say she is just as angelic as her name implies. Angel is shy at first, but once she warms up to you, she is a sweet and sassy …
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OMG Never Again
Then my kitty was playing with and about to kill a mouse in our foyer. I shrieked. Poor little thing. I scooted out the door and drove to the Charles River — put one leg out of my car (it's pitch black out) and no joke, something big and furry brushes …
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Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Pride to celebrate 15 years
Hosted by Sasha Maria, the event doors open at 8pm and will feature several performers including Miss Kitty, Mia Star, Oliver Longtime, Alison Wunderlust and Taylor Sandhofner. … Minnesota State University Moorhead, North Dakota State University …
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Is Carrie Underwood's 'Water' Cleansing Country Radio Of Its Sins?

Is Carrie Underwood's 'Water' Cleansing Country Radio Of Its Sins?
Their version of “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” has stood the test of time as one of the truly great performances of the recorded era. That would later influence the craft of such artists as Kitty Wells, Johnny Cash, Lynn, Tanya Tucker, Alison Krauss …
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'Ralph Peer': the mogul who spread the word on roots music
… that includes, in addition to Rodgers and the Carters, everyone from Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong to Jimmie Davis (“You Are My Sunshine”), Kitty Wells (“It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels”) and Consuelo Velazquez (“Besame Mucho”).
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Why Do Cats Knead?
"Whatever the precise reason for kneading, one thing is for sure: A kneady cat is a happy cat," says Virginia Wells of PetPlace.com. While we … So, whether it's a bedspread or your pajama bottoms, your kitty could be leaving a reminder that she was …
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Self-Revelation And Self-Portraits In Meriden
A show of pastels by 10 White River Valley artists opens Friday at the Tunbridge Public Library with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The women whose work is represented are Karen Chalom, Joan Feierabend, Marcia Hammond, Roberta Henault, Marsha Higgins, Jo …
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Sound Check: Laura Cantrell showcases her own songwriting on 'No Way'
And while “No Way From There To Here” continues to mine the Americana roots styles of her predecessors — including 2011's “Kitty Wells Dresses” tribute set — doing her own material gave Cantrell more stylistic latitude this time out. “In the past I …
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Real estate transfers
Chadwick, David L. and Kitty C. Chadwick to Hugh C. Johnson, 204 Jefferson St. Roanoke VA 24011, $ 486,200 07/02/2014. …. Hess, Emogene M. and Richard A. Hess to Jay M. Wells, 5023 Pomeroy Road N.W. Roanoke VA 24017, $ 63,000 07/01/2014.
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Some new Americana I've been digging

Some new Americana I've been digging
But this Haden Triplets album is very cool – tunes from back in the 50s, a bit of Kitty Wells. And then on to covering Nick Lowe…it's produced by Ry Cooder and he plays on every track. So it's worth investigating simply because you're a Ry Cooder fan …
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A Life: Marjorie “Midge” Lois Riviezzo, 1925-2014; 'Meek as She Was, She Didn
She sounded a lot like country music singer Kitty Wells, Thomas said, and her favorite musicians included Anne Murray and Jim Reeves. She'd learn the dance hall songs while she cooked, and Thomas remembers singing harmony as her mother turned out …
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Occupy Sandy and the Future of Socialism
In May, as a state attorney general probe was in the works, the organization came under fire for revealing that it hadn't spent over one-third of the money it raised in the late fall for storm relief – its Sandy relief kitty accumulated roughly $ 299 …
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60 Greatest Hits & Favorites Reviews

60 Greatest Hits & Favorites

  • Record Label: Golden Stars
  • Catalog#: GSS 5690
  • Country Of Release: NLD
  • Year Of Release: 2012
  • Notes: .. Favorites // Best Of

3CD .. Favorites // Best Of

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Frome Town Ladies U15's battling display is in vain against Sarum

Frome Town Ladies U15's battling display is in vain against Sarum
Sarum came back well and Frome defenders Molly, Tanisha and Kitty had to make some excellent tackles before eventually conceding to a long-range effort five minutes before half-time. … Wells City boss Sam Andrews hopes to move up league table after.
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Ethel F. Lashua
She was always very fond of animals and lately was able to enjoy the companionship of her Siamese cat (Kitty). She enjoyed the … 20, 2013, at 10 a.m., at the Canaan Methodist Church with burial following in the Wells Cemetery in Canaan. Messages of …
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Wesley Quinlan And Wiyanna Nelson, Colorado Teen Flood Victims
Friends of the teen couple who perished in the Colorado floods remembered them on the "Today" show Monday. Wesley Quinlan and Wiyanna Nelson, both 19, had been dating for just seven months when they became two of the eight confirmed fatalities in …
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Some cool Kitty Wells images:

Kitty Wonders…
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THE BAR ZONE: SLEEZEVILLE USA 1960S
Kitty Wells
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DOWN HOME DESCRIPTION OF THE WILD SIDE OF LIFE…
A typical tavern and bar section of the typical midwestern town in the 1960s. There was normally a bus station and a depot nearby. And in most cases, the willys dealership was located in the low-end district along with the pool halls. There were no tattoo parlors in the 60s in the midwest. The closet ones were on broadway in san diego, so if you wanted a tattoo, you would have to join the navy, be lucky enough to be sent to san diego instead of great lakes and wait until your first liberty. I have no tattoos as yet.

Anyone who remembers this part of town will probably remember Kitty Wells record playing over and over again about "The Wild Side of Life" and stating that it was not God who created Honky Tonk Angels. Who, then, created them, I ask?

Judge to consider allowing Martin's texts in Zimmerman case

Judge to consider allowing Martin's texts in Zimmerman case
SANFORD, Fla. – Judge Debra Nelson said late Tuesday night that she will rule Wednesday on whether cell phone data showing Trayvon Martin had a penchant for fighting — and was seeking to purchase a gun — will be allowed as evidence in the …
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Col. Wheeler memorialized on Gettysburg anniversary
By Kitty Conley kconley@post-trib.com July 9, 2013 12:32PM. U.S. Rep. … Maplewood Cemetery is located immediately north of Solon Robinson Elementary School at the corner of Wells Street and Pettibone Avenue, with an entrance off of Wells Street.
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