The second installment of Her First Recordings, with 14 tracks from 1957-1959, is more pop-oriented than volume one, and perhaps less interesting because of that. It does show Cline and producer Owen Bradley beginning to develop the Nashville sound that would serve her well in the '60s, with contributions from such regulars as the Anita Kerr Singers, the Jordanaires, Floyd Cramer, Grady Martin, and Hank Garland. With some more work and better material, the prototype would pay big dividends just a year or two down the road.
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AllMusic Review by Richie Unterberger