Ned Miller

From a Jack to a King [Anthology]

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From a Jack to a King is a 31-track anthology that collects everything Ned Miller recorded for Fabor Records (some of which was released through Dot) plus a handful of recordings from a brief stint with Capitol. Miller's complete commercial output through 1964 is accounted for, with the exception of a lone single on Jackpot. His career hit, the crossover smash "From a Jack to a King," is here, as well as "Do What You Do, Do Well," "Invisible Tears," and "Dark Moon," which was a hit for both Bonnie Guitar and Gale Storm. Miller's album tracks and B-sides were very uneven, and a number of the Fabor Robison-produced tracks have a peculiar sound, as though the music is emanating from a speaker in another room. The hits are the clear highlights on this package, and there are otherwise too few quality tracks to recommend this disc to anyone but serious collectors.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:11
2 2:35
3 2:02
4 2:19
5 2:16
6 2:04
7 3:08
8 2:48
9 2:11
10 2:21
11 2:39
12 2:26
13 2:43
14 2:03
15 2:33
16 2:10
17 3:05
18 2:19
19 1:47
20 3:02
21 2:25
22
2:23
23 2:20
24 2:55
25 2:44
26 2:55
27 2:13
28
2:08
29 2:44
30 1:49
31 2:29
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