The 1st of Sonny Curtis

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The 1st of Sonny Curtis
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The 1st of Sonny Curtis album cover
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1968
Genre Rock and roll
Label Viva V-36012
Producer Snuff Garrett
Sonny Curtis chronology
Beatle Hits Flamenco Guitar Style
The 1st of Sonny Curtis
The Sonny Curtis Style
Singles from The 1st of Sonny Curtis
  1. "My Way Of Life b/w Last Call"
    Released: Aug 1966
  2. "Destiny's Child b/w The Collector"
    Released: Feb 1967
  3. "I Wanna Go Bummin' Around b/w I'm A Gypsy Man"
    Released: Aug 1967

The 1st of Sonny Curtis is a country pop album by the Crickets guitarist and songwriter Sonny Curtis recorded for Viva Records. It is Curtis's first album for Viva and second solo record, after an LP of Flamenco versions of Beatles songs he released in 1964. In addition to new original material, the album contains new versions of Sonny Curtis songs " A Fool Never Learns", " Walk Right Back", and " I Fought The Law (And The Law Won)". The album was originally released as a stereo LP record in late February 1968, the album has never been re-released on CD. There was no mono release. [1]

Track listing

Side one
1."I Wanna Go Bummin' Around" Sonny Curtis2:02
2."My Way of Life"Sonny Curtis2:24
3."Hung Up In Your Eyes"Sonny Curtis, Glen D. Hardin2:18
4."Day Drinker"Sonny Curtis2:15
5."Where Will The Words Come From"Sonny Curtis, Glen D. Hardin2:15
6."Destiny's Child"Sonny Curtis2:03
Side two
7."I'm a Gypsy Man"Sonny Curtis2:29
8."Holiday for Clowns"Sonny Curtis, Glen D. Hardin2:29
9." A Fool Never Learns"Sonny Curtis, Glen D. Hardin1:46
10." Walk Right Back"Sonny Curtis2:15
11."Beggar's Blues"Sonny Curtis1:56
12." I Fought The Law (And The Law Won)"Sonny Curtis1:59


Cover versions

A number of artists have recorded versions of songs on the album, including:


  1. ^ "Billboard's Hot Country LP's". Billboard: 34. 24 Feb 1968. Retrieved 11 July 2018.

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