If you remember “Gentle on My Mind,” the flowing banjo-propelled ballad written by John Hartford and made famous by music legend Glen Campbell, you might be a boomer (or even older). If you’re not familiar with this pop-country-folk-bluegrass standard, then thank me for the introduction. Happy Monday!
Do you enjoy “Gentle on My Mind?” and other easy-listening favorites? You might enjoy Time-Life’s 10-CD Box Set Collection, Music of Your Life. Here’s a sample list of some of the classic songs in this carefully-compiled collection. These are all the original hit recordings – no re-records.
|Chances Are||Johnny Mathis with Ray Conniff and His Orchestra||3:03|
|Mona Lisa||Nat King Cole||3:27|
|Are You Lonesome Tonight?||Elvis Presley||3:08|
|Moon River||Henry Mancini and His Orchestra and Chorus||2:43|
|Always on My Mind||Willie Nelson||3:33|
|Unchained Melody||The Righteous Brothers||3:37|
|Beyond the Sea||Bobby Darin||2:50|
|Return to Me (Ritorna-Me)||Dean Martin||2:45|
|Isn’t It Romantic||Ella Fitzgerald||3:02|