Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ruby (Don't Take Your Love to Town)
Kenny Rogers 2:56
2 Get Rhythm
Johnny Cash 2:14
3 Crazy Arms
Ray Price 2:34
4 What Am I Worth
George Jones 2:47
5 Drinking Tequila
Jim Reeves 2:46
6 Maybellene
Marty Robbins 2:32
7 I've Loved and Lost Again
Patsy Cline 2:35
8 Lovesick Blues
Hank Williams 2:45
9 Secret Love
Slim Whitman 2:48
10 Live Fast Love Hard Die Young
Faron Young 2:19
11 We've Got Things to Do
June Carter Cash 2:24
12 I Didn't Sleep a Wink Last Night
Willie Nelson 2:13
13 Have You Ever Been Lonely
Chet Atkins 2:36
14 Ridin' the Sunshine Special
Johnny Horton 2:15
15 Please Don't Let Me Love You
Red Sovine 2:35
16 Daydreamin'
Jimmy C. Newman 3:03
17 Stompy Joe
Hank Locklin 2:25
18 I'm an Old Old Man
Lefty Frizzell 2:28
19 Blackberry Boogie
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:29
20 Crying in the Chapel
Darrell Glenn 3:02
21 I Heard the Jukebox Playing
Kitty Wells 2:15
22 Your Papa Ain't Steppin' Anymore
Sheb Wooley 2:44
23 Back Street Affair
Webb Pierce 2:46
24 Rub-A-Dub-Dub
Hank Thompson 2:15
25 Release Me
Dolly Parton 3 2:16
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Auctioneer
Leroy Van Dyke 2:55
2 Walkin' After Midnight
Patsy Cline 5 2:35
3 A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)
Marty Robbins 2:31
4 Four Walls
Jim Reeves 2:50
5 I Walk the Line
Johnny Cash 2:44
6 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Jimmie Rodgers 2:22
7 Fraulein
Bobby Helms 2:53
8 Mister Sandman
Chet Atkins 2:18
9 Rose Marie
Slim Whitman 2:24
10 Just One More
George Jones 2:43
11 Jambalaya (on the Bayou)
Hank Williams 2:54
12 I'm Movin' On
Hank Snow 2:50
13 Hidin' Out
Patsy Cline 2:29
14 Goin' Steady
Faron Young 2:41
15 Make Your Mind Up
Kitty Wells 2:17
16 Ballad of a Teenage Queen
Johnny Cash 2:11
17 Dixie Fried
Carl Perkins 2:27
18 Hey Joe!
Carl Smith 2:31
19 High Noon
Tex Ritter 2:48
20 Singing the Blues
Marty Robbins 2:27
21 Jukebox Blues
June Carter 2:19
22 Penny Candy
Jim Reeves 2:30
23 Sixteen Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:37
24 The Wild Side of Life
Hank Thompson 2:43
25 Why Baby Why?
George Jones 2:17
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Time's a Wastin'
June Carter & Carl Smith 2:10
2 Train of Love
Johnny Cash 2:22
3 A Church, a Courtroom and Then Goodbye
Patsy Cline 3:04
4 Where Does a Broken Heart Go?
Jim Reeves 2:22
5 Cryin' Cause I Love You
Marty Robbins 2:37
6 North Wind
Slim Whitman 2:43
7 Foolish Heart
Faron Young 2:22
8 Silver Threads and Golden Needles
Wanda Jackson 2:37
9 Release Me
Ray Price 2:42
10 (That's What You Get) For Lovin' Me
Waylon Jennings 2:24
11 I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Hank Williams 2:27
12 Raw Hide
Bill Monroe 2:37
13 The Angels Are Singing (in Heaven Tonight)
The Stanley Brothers 3:03
14 Love and Hate
Kitty Wells 2:44
15 Corrine, Corrina
Chet Atkins 2:14
16 The Golden Rocket
Hank Snow 2:46
17 I Wanna Play House With You
Eddy Arnold 2:12
18 Just Can't Live That Fast (Any More)
Lefty Frizzell 2:04
19 Movie Magg
Carl Perkins 2:10
20 Country Boy
‘Little’ Jimmy Dickens 2:57
21 Tennessee Saturday Night
Red Foley 2:41
22 Diggy Liggy Lo
Jimmy C. Newman 2:21
23 It Ain't No Use
The Mercer Brothers 2:37
24 I Just Don't Understand
Willie Nelson 2:56
25 Letter to Heaven
Dolly Parton 2:42

Credits

CD 1

additional writer:
W.S. Stevenson (track 25)
composer:
Jimmy Rule (track 23)
Billy Wallace (track 23)
Joe Allison (track 10)
Chuck Berry (track 6)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
lyricist:
Joe Allison (track 10)
Chuck Berry (track 6)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
writer:
Dub Williams (pseudonym used by James Pebworth) (track 25)
Eddie Miller (US country music songwriter) (track 25)
Robert Yount (songwriter) (track 25)
Tennessee Ernie Ford (1952) (track 19)
publisher:
cover recording of:
Maybellene (track 6)
Release Me (track 25)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Maybellene (track 6)
recording of:
Back Street Affair (track 23)
Blackberry Boogie (track 19)
Get Rhythm (track 2)

CD 2

drums:
Buddy Harman (track 8)
W.S. Holland (1956-03) (track 17)
guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956-03) (track 17)
Eddie Starr (1956-03) (track 17)
bass:
Ernie Newton (contrabassist) (track 8)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1956-03) (track 17)
electric guitar:
Chet Atkins (track 8)
steel guitar:
Bud Isaacs (track 8)
celesta and piano:
Marvin Hughes (track 8)
composer:
Pat Ballard (track 8)
Alan Block (track 2)
Howard Griffin (track 17)
Don Hecht (track 2)
Joel Newman (track 6)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 17)
Marty Robbins (track 3)
Hank Snow (track 12)
Merle Travis (track 23)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 20)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 5)
conductor:
Jack Fascinato (track 23)
lead vocals:
lyricist:
Pat Ballard (track 8)
Don Hecht (track 2)
Marty Robbins (track 3)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 6)
Hank Snow (track 12)
Merle Travis (track 23)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 20)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 5)
vocals:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956-03) (track 17)
writer:
Buddy Black (writer) (track 1)
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (track 21)
Leroy Van Dyke (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Bacci Bros Records (2010) (track 23)
Lucky Vintage (2014) (track 23)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 5)
Acuff Rose Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 20)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 30) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Mr. Sandman (track 8)
Sixteen Tons (track 23)
is the basis for:
Mister Santa (track 8)
Seize tonnes (track 23)
Sie hieß Mary Ann (track 23)
later parody versions:
I Walk The Line #3 (track 5)
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 23)
The Cats of Cash (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Sandmann (track 8)
later translated versions:
Yölinjalla (track 5)
靜心等 (track 23)
later versions:
En revenant (track 12)
recording of:
I Walk the Line (track 5)
I’m Moving On (track 12)
Juke Box Blues (Maybelle Carter / June Carter) (track 21)
Singing the Blues (track 20)
The Auctioneer (track 1)
Dixie Fried (1956-03) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

fiddle:
Merle "Red" Taylor (country/bluegrass fiddler, songwriter, and singer) (1951-01-20) (track 12)
mandolin:
Bill Monroe (1951-01-20) (track 12)
guitar:
Jimmy Martin (American bluegrass musician) (1951-01-20) (track 12)
banjo:
Rudy Lyle (1951-01-20) (track 12)
double bass:
Joel Price (1951-01-20) (track 12)
composer:
Bill Monroe (track 12)
Dolly Parton (track 25)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 19)
lyricist:
Dolly Parton (track 25)
vocals:
Patsy Cline (track 3)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
Eddie Miller (US country music songwriter) (track 3)
Dick Reynolds (country songwriter) (track 8)
Jack Rhodes (track 8)
W.S. Stevenson (track 3)
publisher:
Central Songs (track 8)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 8)
recorded at:
Castle Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1951-01-20) (track 12)
recording of:
Letter to Heaven (track 25)
Train of Love (track 2)
Rawhide (1951-01-20) (track 12)
Movie Magg (1955-01) (track 19)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00127G6X0 [info]