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Hit Parade Of Love
Composer: Jimmy Martin / Wade Birchfield

Hit Parade Of Love was possibly played by Old & In The Way in 1973. The song does not appear on any tapes or setlists but was mentioned in a Rolling Stone review of a show at the Lion's Share in San Anselmo.

Some recordings credit Jimmy Martin and Wade Birchfield as the writers, others credit just Jimmy Martin.

Jimmy Martin first recorded the song in May 1956 during his first Decca recording session. The musicians on this recording were Jimmy Martin, Porky Hutchins, Earl Taylor, Cedric Rainwater and Tommy Vaden.



Jimmy Martin recordings

no info Single (You'll Be A Lost Ball / Hit Parade Of Love), Jimmy Martin & his Sunny Mountain Boys, 1956
info Country Music Time, Jimmy Martin & his Sunny Mountain Boys, 1962
info Bean Blossom, Bill Monroe/Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 1973
no info Blue Grass Festival: 20 All-Time Bluegrass Favorites, Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 1975
no info Hit Parade Of Love, Jimmy Martin & His Sunny Mountain Boys, 1987
no info You Don't Know My Mind, 1956-66, Jimmy Martin, 1990
info Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys, Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys, 1994
info Bluegrass 1970-1979, Bill Monroe, 1995
info Appalachian Stomp: More Bluegrass Classics, Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 1999
no info 50 Golden Years Of Jimmy Martin, Jimmy Martin & his Sunny Mountain Boys, 2000
no info Hit Parade Of Love: Live 1958-1960, Jimmy Martin & his Sunny Mountain Boys, 2001
no info The King of Bluegrass, Jimmy Martin & his Sunny Mountain Boys, 2001
no info O Bluegrass, Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 2002
info Treasury of Bluegrass: America's Music, Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 2003
info Don't Cry to Me, Jimmy Martin, 2004
no info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 2006
info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vols. 1-4, Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 2007

Other recordings

no info Fifth Season, Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, 1970
no info Lucky Day, Jonathan Edwards, 1974
no info Bluegrass Roads, Country Rebels, 1974
no info Wade Hill & the Bluegrass Professionals, Wade Hill & the Bluegrass Professionals, 1974
info Live at the Cellar Door, Seldom Scene, 1975
no info Live: Tall Trees Bluegrass Festival 1976, Various Artists (The Moore Brothers), 1976
no info Light, Medium, Heavy, Dixie Flyers, 1977
no info Bluegrass Feeling, Bluegrass Travlers, 1981
no info Time Machine, Larry Rice, 1987
no info Mysteries Of Life, Leroy Eyler & the Carroll County Ramblers, 1989
no info Back Porch Fiddlin', Ramona Jones, 198?
no info Favourites and Rarities: The Very Best of, Don McLean, 1992
no info Rockabilly Ladies, Ray Campi, 2000
no info Eye of the storm, Stormy Mountain Boys, 2004?
no info Heartbreak and Loneliness, Grizzly Peak, 2007
no info Good Thing Going, Rhonda Vincent, 2008
no info Wish I Were There, Louie Setzer & the Appalachian Mountain Boys, 2010
no info 20 Greatest Hits of Bluegrass, Smokey River Boys, 2010
info Del and Dawg: Hardcore Bluegrass in the Dawg House, Del McCoury and David Grisman, 2012

 
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