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Reba McEntire gets box treatment

Thursday, September 11, 2008 – Reba McEntire will get the boxed set treatment this fall with the release of a three-CD set containing 46 of her top 10 songs..

"Reba McEntire - 50 Greatest Hits" (MCA Nashville/UMe), comes out Oct. 28, spanning her tenure on MCA since 1984 and ending her recent number two duet with Kelly Clarkson, Because of You. The collection features 46 of her 55 country Top 10s, including 20 of her 22 number 1s.

The chronologically arranged "50 Greatest Hits" opens with the number 1s "How Blue" and "Somebody Should Leave" from 1984's "My Kind Of Country."

The track listing is:

Disc One:
1. How Blue
2. Somebody Should Leave
3. Have I Got A Deal For You
4. Only In My Mind
5. Whoever's In New England
6. Little Rock
7. What Am I Gonna Do About You
8. Let The Music Lift You Up
9. One Promise Too Late
10. The Last One To Know
11. Love Will Find It's Way To You
12. Sunday Kind Of Love
13. I Know How He Feels
14. New Fool At An Old Game
15. Cathy's Clown
16. 'Til Love Comes Again
17. Walk On

Disc Two:
1. You Lie
2. Rumor Has It
3. Fancy
4. Fallin' Out Of Love
5. For My Broken Heart
6. Is There Life Out There
7. The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
8. The Greatest Man I Never Knew
9. Take It Back
10. The Heart Won't Lie - with Vince Gill
11. It's Your Call
12. Does He Love You - with Linda Davis
13. Why Haven't I Heard From You
14. She Thinks His Name Was John
15. Till You Love Me
16. The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
17. And Still

Disc Three:
1. Ring On Her Finger, Time On Her Hands
2. Starting Over Again
3. The Fear Of Being Alone
4. How Was I To Know
5. I'd Rather Ride Around With You
6. What If It's You
7. If You See Him, If You See Her - with Brooks & Dunn
8. Forever Love
9. Wrong Night
10. One Honest Heart
11. What Do You Say
12. I'll Be
13. I'm A Survivor
14. Somebody
15. He Gets That From Me
16. Because Of You - with Kelly Carlson

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