The new releases of Bear Family Records, coming out soon, include some very good stuff, here they are:
1. The Browns: "A Country Music Odissey" - a best of compilation including 36 tracks by the famous Country/Pop crossover trio, the Browns.
2. Charlie Rich: "Ballads of Charlie Rich" - another comp that gathers the tear jerker ballads of Charlie Rich recorded for Sun, RCA and Smash.
3. Five more releases by Bear Family's outstanding series "Country & Western Hit Parade". The discs, one disc for one year, include hit songs and some more unknown country songs from the "Golden Age of Country Music".
4. Also scheduled for release is another monster project focusing on the legendary John Wayne. Ten CDs will contain the soundtracks of his films and music inspired by them and, in addition to the music, a booklet with rare photos and posters and a biography book.