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Mitchell Torok: Mexican Joe In The Caribbean (4-CD Box Set)

Nous demandons par la présente l'attention sur l'un des plus grands auteurs-compositeurs des pays de notre temps. Mitchell Torok a écrit pour Jim Reeves Mexican Joe , Norwood et de l'Arkansas pour Glen Campbell , ouvrez la porte et laissez le bon temps In pour Dean Martin et Plouc pour Vernon Oxford. Il a également pris en plaques et a atterri country et pop coups avec des Caraïbes ( un # 1 hit pays - et, cinq ans plus tard, un hit Top 20 pop ) , et quand le Mexique a renoncé à la Rhumba ( un top 10 en Angleterre). Cet ensemble de 4 CD contient des premiers enregistrements de rare Mitchell pour FBC et redevances et aussi ses enregistrements pour Abbott, Decca, Guyden , Mercure et Capitol et représente sa carrière de 1949 à 1963. Parmi les titres sont hors concours Nacogdoches County Line , Piney Woods Boogie , dégriser , Red Light - Green Light , vous conduisez amis , La Havane Huddle et la version originale du top 10 coups gage d'amour . Mitchell était un chanteur de country d'une variété différente , et cette grande collection de chansons montre combien peu il était différent .

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  • Interpret: Mitchell Torok

  • Titre de l'album: Mexican Joe In The Caribbean (4-CD Box Set)

  • Genre Country

  • Label Bear Family Records

  • Année de publication 1996
  • Code prix DI
  • Deluxe Edition
  • Artikelart Box set

  • EAN: 4000127159069

  • Poids en kg: 1.3
Torok, Mitchell - Mexican Joe In The Caribbean (4-CD Box Set) Box set 1
01 Nacogdoches County Line Mitchell Torok
02 I'll Get My Lovin' From Someone Else Mitchell Torok
03 Clingin' Heart Mitchell Torok
04 Piney Woods Boogie Mitchell Torok
05 Yearnin' (& SALLY LEE) Mitchell Torok
06 Someday (When Someone Hurts You)(& SALLY LEE) Mitchell Torok
07 Table Hoppin' Blues (& SALLY LEE) Mitchell Torok
08 Sober Up Mitchell Torok
09 Little Hoo-Wee Mitchell Torok
10 Judalina Mitchell Torok
11 Caribbean Mitchell Torok
12 Weep Away Mitchell Torok
13 Caribbean (alt) Mitchell Torok
14 Hootchy Kootchy Henry (From Hawaii) Mitchell Torok
15 Gigolo Mitchell Torok
16 Edgar The Eager Easter Bunny Mitchell Torok
17 Living On Love Mitchell Torok
18 The Haunting Waterfall Mitchell Torok
19 Dancerette Mitchell Torok
20 The World Keeps Turning Around Mitchell Torok
21 A Peasant's Guitar Mitchell Torok
22 Roulette Mitchell Torok
23 Havana Huddle Mitchell Torok
24 Smooth Talk (& GALE TOROK) Mitchell Torok
25 My Silly Old Heart Mitchell Torok
26 Sit Down You're Rocking The Boat Mitchell Torok
27 Too Late Now Mitchell Torok
28 My Kind Of Woman Mitchell Torok
29 Little Hoo-Wee Mitchell Torok
30 Marching My Blues Away Mitchell Torok
31 Country And Western (That's For Me) Mitchell Torok
32 Red Light, Green Light Mitchell Torok
33 No Money Down Mitchell Torok
34 It'll Be All Right Mitchell Torok
35 A Woman By Your Side Mitchell Torok
36 I Wish I Was A Little Bit Younger Mitchell Torok
37 Memories Of You Haunting Me Night And Day Mitchell Torok
38 When Mexico Gave Up The Rhumba Mitchell Torok
39 Go Ahead And Be A Fool Mitchell Torok
40 Drink Up And Go Home Mitchell Torok
41 Take This Heart Mitchell Torok
42 Pledge Of Love Mitchell Torok
43 Another Love From Now Mitchell Torok
44 What's Behind The Strange Door Mitchell Torok
45 You Never Belonged To Me Mitchell Torok
46 Sweet Revenge Mitchell Torok
47 Love Me Like You Mean It Mitchell Torok
48 You Win Again Mitchell Torok
49 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With U) Mitchell Torok
50 Love Your Touch (Love You So Much) Mitchell Torok
51 Two Words (True Love) Mitchell Torok
52 You're Tempting Me Mitchell Torok
53 You Can't Keep A Good Man Down Mitchell Torok
54 Honolulu Baby Mitchell Torok
55 Filipino Baby Mitchell Torok
56 How Much (Do I Love You) Mitchell Torok
57 Be Kind To Me Mitchell Torok
58 These Things I Hold Dear Mitchell Torok
59 A Date With A Teardrop Mitchell Torok
60 All Over Again, Again Mitchell Torok
61 You Can't Get There From Here Mitchell Torok
62 You Drive, Buddy Mitchell Torok
63 The P.T.A. Rock And Roll Mitchell Torok
64 Here I Come Cruel World Mitchell Torok
65 Teenie Weenie Bikini Mitchell Torok
66 Cryin' Honky Tonk Blues Mitchell Torok
67 Caribbean Mitchell Torok
68 New Guitar Mitchell Torok
69 You Are The One Mitchell Torok
70 Especially For You Mitchell Torok
71 Kish Leon Mitchell Torok
72 Johnny's Gone Away To College Mitchell Torok
73 Mexican Joe Mitchell Torok
74 Little Hoo-Wee Mitchell Torok
75 Rig-A-Jig-A-Boom Mitchell Torok
76 You Are The One Mitchell Torok
77 That's My Desire Mitchell Torok
78 Guardian Angel Mitchell Torok
79 A Rose-Covered Garden Mitchell Torok
80 When The Stars Get In Your Eyes Mitchell Torok
81 I Want To Know Everything Mitchell Torok
82 Guardian Angel Mitchell Torok
83 Pink Chiffon Mitchell Torok
84 The Seventeenth Summer Mitchell Torok
85 What You Don't Know (Won't Hurt You) Mitchell Torok
86 Happy Street Mitchell Torok
87 Little Boy In Love Mitchell Torok
88 King Of Holiday Island Mitchell Torok
89 El Tigre Mitchell Torok
90 Eating My Heart Out Mitchell Torok
91 The Comancheros Mitchell Torok
92 Rio Grande Mitchell Torok
93 Fool's Disguise Mitchell Torok
94 A Mighty, Mighty Man Mitchell Torok
95 For Somebody Who's Supposed To Be Hurtin' Mitchell Torok
96 I'm Not Myself Mitchell Torok
97 Hawaiian Sunset Mitchell Torok
98 Little Secrets Mitchell Torok
99 I Wish Mitchell Torok
100 Timid Soul Mitchell Torok
101 El Tigre Mitchell Torok
102 Summer Romance Mitchell Torok
103 Your Love Mitchell Torok
104 Too Bad Mitchell Torok
105 Four Your Precious Love Mitchell Torok
106 The Tree Mitchell Torok
107 What Goes On In Your Heart Mitchell Torok
108 Imagination Mitchell Torok
109 Hidin' The Hurt Mitchell Torok
110 Little Teenage Heart Mitchell Torok
111 Country Music I Gave You The Best Years Of... Mitchell Torok
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Some songwriters work purely from inspiration; they can no more write a song to order than they can find a word to rhyme with 'orange.' Other songwriters are pure craftsmen. If you want a song any time about any subject, they can dash it off. Mitchell Torok falls into the latter category. For fifteen years, he was in and out of the charts as a songwriter and performer. To get a sense of his diversity, consider that he had three Top 10 hits: his song, Mexican Joe, got to #1 on the country charts for Jim Reeves; his own recording of Caribbean also got to #1 on the country charts, and then got into the pop Top 30 six years later; and his record of When Mexico Gave Up The Rumba got up to #6 in England. Add to that, his salute to bubbadom, Redneck, which became a Top 20 hit for Vernon Oxford; three songs for Glen Campbell's movie, 'Norwood;' and an album track or two for Dean Martin. He also cut the original version of Pledge Of Love, his wife's touchingly innocent rock 'n' roll ballad that became a Top 20 pop hit for Ken Copeland.
Mitchell has chased his dreams back and forth across the United States, and once to Europe. He has lived in Texas, Missouri, Nashville, and Los Angeles. These days, Nashville is his home, and artwork is his business. If you want a sign or a painting, he will produce one to order, much like he wrote songs to order thirty years ago. He's vigorous and prolific, and he can paint anything from an icon to a mural. Like many of those who broke into the business several decades ago, he's a little contemptuous of today's stars and today's business, and perhaps a little jealous of the huge rewards that country music delivers today. Thirty years hindsight has given him a deeper understanding of where he took wrong turns, and he'd dearly love to have back some of the opportunities that once were his.


All she had was a few bags tied with rope. When I was four, I was playing under the table, and she went out to get the mail. When she came back she was crying, and I asked what was wrong, and she said in Hungarian that her mother had died. She and my father never went back. She lived to be 95; he lived to be 86. They only spoke Hungarian around the house."
After leaving Indiana, the Toroks went to Wisconsin. Mitchell's older brother, Bill, was born there. Nick Torok wanted to be a postmaster, but Irene caught pneumonia twice, and her doctor told Nick that they needed to move somewhere warmer, so they packed and went to Florida. "We had seven acres in Orlando, and this monstrous hurricane came and blew everything away," said Mitchell. "They packed up again and moved away. We were broke, so we just left everything. I wonder to this day if that seven acres isn't sitting under Disneyworld. It's still ours, I guess."


From Orlando, the Toroks went to Houston. Mitchell was born there on October 28, 1929. He was named for Dr. Mitchell, the doctor who delivered him. He got a guitar when he was twelve, but in high school it looked as though he would excel in sports rather than music. Unlike most country singers from that era, he didn't grow up with country music around the house. There were no big family gatherings when grandmaw and granpaw would break out the fiddle and banjo. Perhaps that's why his music was always a little bit different. He is a voluble source for his career, almost unnervingly accurate in his recollections, and that's just as well because very little has been written about him through the years. We pick up the story in 1949. Mitchell was almost twenty, and a local radio personality around Houston.

When Mitchell started recording, it was for FBC Records, a lilliputian label named for Fort Bend County, just southwest of Houston. The owners, two Schulze brothers, also owned a hardware store that sold records and a radio station, KFRD, in Rosenberg, Texas. Mitchell and two friends had a show on KFRD every Saturday. "Mr Schulze owned the station," said Mitchell. "He called, and said, 'Hey, you sound pretty good. Do you want to cut a record?' I said, 'Yes sir.'" Nacogdoches County Line' was a very creditable debut, and when Mitchell went to Stephen F. Austin State College in Nacogdoches, Texas in the fall of 1949 he found that it had sold well there. One of Mitchell's contemporaries at Stephen F. Foster was Arlie Duff, who was on a basketball scholarship.
"I thought the sun rose and set with Eddy Arnold," said Mitchell, "and Eddy had just the bass, Little Roy Wiggins, and himself, and that's what we were aiming for. Me and the steel guitarist, Jimmy Wayne, went to see an Eddy Arnold show once. Eddy set up backstage during half-time, and Jimmy snuck back behind the curtain and dragged his thumb across Little Roy's steel guitar to get the tuning, and Little Roy caught him and chased him outta there."


In 1950, Mitchell went to Wharton County Junior College, sixty miles south of Houston, on a football scholarship. A promoter in Houston, Jimmy Franklin, signed him to a five-year contract, and landed a deal with Royalty Records (a deeply ironic name for a record company). Royalty, based in Paris, Texas, was owned by Jimmy Mercer, who claimed to be Johnny Mercer's brother. Franklin arranged the session and found the songs. Mitchell simply turned up with Jimmy Wayne, and found the rest of the group and Sally Lee, his duet partner for the day. "I have no idea who Sally Lee was," he says. "I know I was trying to sing too low, and I never will forget the drummer. He was playing a cardboard box with brushes."


Mercer apparently got busted bringing 'party' records across the border from Mexico soon after Mitchell's second Royalty single was issued. Mitchell might have thought he'd heard the last from the deal, but, the music business being what it is, Jimmy Franklin reappeared three years later. Mitchell had just started scoring hits, and Franklin was brandishing his contract. "I went home to see my parents after 'Mexican Joe' hit," said Mitchell, "and he found me and served me with some papers. He sued me for fifty thousand dollars, and settled out of court for five hundred." In 1954, just as Caribbean was coming on strong, Franklin leased two Royalty titles to Imperial Records.

The next player to enter Mitchell Torok's life was Fabor Robison. One of the music business's great hyperbolic figures, Robison had emigrated to California from his home in Beebe, Arkansas. In between, he had been a cook in the Army during the War. After he arrived in California, he worked as a cook and a prop setter at MGM Pictures. Around 1950, he set himself up as an agent, and his first client was the rube comedian and country singer 'Carrot Top' Anderson. Late in 1950, Robison discovered Johnny Horton at a talent show. He placed Anderson and then Horton with Cormac Records, and, after Cormac folded, he started Abbott Records with the initial purpose of recording Horton. Partial funding came from a man named Abbott, who owned a drugstore. At roughly the same time, Fabor signed on with American Music as a song scout. Sylvester Cross, owner of American Music, gave Fabor $125 a month and a new Buick every year. Fabor was supposed to scour the country for songs, and place them with American Music. After Johnny Horton joined the Louisiana Hayride in 1952, Robison began spending more time in Shreveport. He took an apartment there, and toured the tri-state area promoting Horton and looking for songs. One of the artists he found was Jim Reeves.


We would probably have heard from Reeves sooner or later, but the fact remains that he got his all-important big break with Mitchell's song, Mexican Joe. Politically insensitive these days, it was just the kind of breezy two-chord novelty that Reeves needed to get noticed. "I wrote 'Mexican Joe' in January 1953," said Mitchell. "It took me thirty minutes. It only had two chords, and I think I was basing it on 'Polly Wolly Doodle.' I was in Nacogdoches in my last semester of college. For two weeks I went up and down the highway to radio stations trying to give an engineer half of the song if they would cut me a demo tape. They never had time. Two weeks later, Faber came by. He was in Nacogdoches, and he went into Mr. Johnson's music store. He asked if there were any local songwriters he should know about, and the Johnsons told him about me.
"Fabor called me, and said I should meet him at the local drugstore. I recognized him by his sharp perforated shoes and silk shirt. We went back to my house, and I played him 'Mexican Joe.' He said he had a singer by the name of Jim Reeves.


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Tracklist
Torok, Mitchell - Mexican Joe In The Caribbean (4-CD Box Set) Box set 1
01 Nacogdoches County Line
02 I'll Get My Lovin' From Someone Else
03 Clingin' Heart
04 Piney Woods Boogie
05 Yearnin' (& SALLY LEE)
06 Someday (When Someone Hurts You)(& SALLY LEE)
07 Table Hoppin' Blues (& SALLY LEE)
08 Sober Up
09 Little Hoo-Wee
10 Judalina
11 Caribbean
12 Weep Away
13 Caribbean (alt)
14 Hootchy Kootchy Henry (From Hawaii)
15 Gigolo
16 Edgar The Eager Easter Bunny
17 Living On Love
18 The Haunting Waterfall
19 Dancerette
20 The World Keeps Turning Around
21 A Peasant's Guitar
22 Roulette
23 Havana Huddle
24 Smooth Talk (& GALE TOROK)
25 My Silly Old Heart
26 Sit Down You're Rocking The Boat
27 Too Late Now
28 My Kind Of Woman
29 Little Hoo-Wee
30 Marching My Blues Away
31 Country And Western (That's For Me)
32 Red Light, Green Light
33 No Money Down
34 It'll Be All Right
35 A Woman By Your Side
36 I Wish I Was A Little Bit Younger
37 Memories Of You Haunting Me Night And Day
38 When Mexico Gave Up The Rhumba
39 Go Ahead And Be A Fool
40 Drink Up And Go Home
41 Take This Heart
42 Pledge Of Love
43 Another Love From Now
44 What's Behind The Strange Door
45 You Never Belonged To Me
46 Sweet Revenge
47 Love Me Like You Mean It
48 You Win Again
49 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With U)
50 Love Your Touch (Love You So Much)
51 Two Words (True Love)
52 You're Tempting Me
53 You Can't Keep A Good Man Down
54 Honolulu Baby
55 Filipino Baby
56 How Much (Do I Love You)
57 Be Kind To Me
58 These Things I Hold Dear
59 A Date With A Teardrop
60 All Over Again, Again
61 You Can't Get There From Here
62 You Drive, Buddy
63 The P.T.A. Rock And Roll
64 Here I Come Cruel World
65 Teenie Weenie Bikini
66 Cryin' Honky Tonk Blues
67 Caribbean
68 New Guitar
69 You Are The One
70 Especially For You
71 Kish Leon
72 Johnny's Gone Away To College
73 Mexican Joe
74 Little Hoo-Wee
75 Rig-A-Jig-A-Boom
76 You Are The One
77 That's My Desire
78 Guardian Angel
79 A Rose-Covered Garden
80 When The Stars Get In Your Eyes
81 I Want To Know Everything
82 Guardian Angel
83 Pink Chiffon
84 The Seventeenth Summer
85 What You Don't Know (Won't Hurt You)
86 Happy Street
87 Little Boy In Love
88 King Of Holiday Island
89 El Tigre
90 Eating My Heart Out
91 The Comancheros
92 Rio Grande
93 Fool's Disguise
94 A Mighty, Mighty Man
95 For Somebody Who's Supposed To Be Hurtin'
96 I'm Not Myself
97 Hawaiian Sunset
98 Little Secrets
99 I Wish
100 Timid Soul
101 El Tigre
102 Summer Romance
103 Your Love
104 Too Bad
105 Four Your Precious Love
106 The Tree
107 What Goes On In Your Heart
108 Imagination
109 Hidin' The Hurt
110 Little Teenage Heart
111 Country Music I Gave You The Best Years Of...