Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Folsom Prison Blues (live) Johnny Cash 5 2:46
2 I Walk the Line Johnny Cash 4.35 2:46
3 Guess Things Happen That Way Johnny Cash 3.65 1:52
4 Jackson Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash 4 2:47
5 Ballad of a Teenage Queen Johnny Cash 2:13
6 Flesh and Blood Johnny Cash 2:38
7 Daddy Sang Bass Johnny Cash 3 2:21
8 A Boy Named Sue (live) Johnny Cash 4.65 3:49
9 Don’t Take Your Guns to Town Johnny Cash 4 3:04
10 Ring of Fire Johnny Cash with The Carter Family 2:39
11 There Ain’t No Good Chain Gang Johnny Cash with Waylon Jennings 3:18
12 Big River Johnny Cash 3 2:32
13 The Rebel Johnny Yuma Johnny Cash 1:53
14 What Is Truth Johnny Cash 2:39
15 One Piece at a Time Johnny Cash 4 4:02
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Man in Black Johnny Cash 3.35 2:54
2 Understand Your Man Johnny Cash 2:44
3 There You Go Johnny Cash 2:19
4 Tennessee Flat-Top Box Johnny Cash 3:00
5 Girl From the North Country Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash 3:44
6 Sunday Morning Coming Down Johnny Cash 2.65 4:11
7 Five Feet High and Rising Johnny Cash 3.5 1:47
8 Orange Blossom Special Johnny Cash with Charlie McCoy, Boots Randolph & The Carter Family 3:08
9 (Ghost) Riders in the Sky Johnny Cash 4.35 3:48
10 Highwayman The Highwaymen 4.4 3:04
11 If I Were a Carpenter Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash 4 3:02
12 A Thing Called Love Johnny Cash 2:33
13 The Ballad of Ira Hayes Johnny Cash 4 4:10
14 I Still Miss Someone Johnny Cash 4 2:38
15 Were You There (When They Crucified My Lord) Johnny Cash with The Carter Family 3 3:53

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957-11-12) (track 12)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1959-08-14) (track 13)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1967-01-11) (track 4)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1968-07-30) (track 7)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 12)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (track 9)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Buddy Harman (1958-08-13) (track 9)
W.S. Holland (1968-01-13) (track 1)
W.S. Holland (1968-07-30) (track 7)
guitar:
Jack Clement (1957-11-12) (track 12)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-01-13) (track 1)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1957-11-12) (track 12)
Marshall Grant (1958-08-13) (track 9)
Marshall Grant (1968-01-13) (track 1)
Marshall Grant (1968-07-30) (track 7)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 2)
Luther Perkins (1957-11-12) (track 12)
Luther Perkins (1958-08-13) (track 9)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1968-01-13) (track 1)
Luther Perkins (1968-01-13) (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
Luther Perkins (1968-07-30) (track 7)
additional producer:
Bob Irwin (track 1)
background vocals:
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
Jan Howard (1968-07-30) (track 7)
The Statler Brothers (1968-07-30) (track 7)
composer:
Jack Clement (tracks 3, 5)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1, 9, 12)
Wayne Kemp (track 15)
Jerry Leiber (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 7)
Shel Silverstein (track 8)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 4)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1970) (track 6)
engineer:
Chuck Bragg (track 15)
Bob Breault (track 8)
Danny Jones (engineer) (track 15)
Roger Tucker (engineer) (track 15)
Neil Wilburn (track 8)
Charlie Bragg (track 15)
instruments:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 4)
lyricist:
Jack Clement (tracks 3, 5)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1, 9, 12)
Wayne Kemp (track 15)
Jerry Leiber (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 7)
Shel Silverstein (track 8)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 4)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1970) (track 6)
performer:
Waylon Jennings (track 11)
The Tennessee Two (track 12)
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 4)
producer:
Charlie Bragg (track 15)
Jack Clement (tracks 3, 5, 12)
Don Davis (guitarist, producer & arranger) (track 15)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 1–2, 6–8, 14)
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (track 4)
Don Law (tracks 4, 9, 13)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 2)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 12)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (track 9)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-01-13) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 4)
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 4)
writer:
Hal Bynum (track 11)
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 10)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 14)
Andrew Fenaday (track 13)
Merle Kilgore (track 10)
David Kirby (American session guitarist and singer/songwriter) (track 11)
Richard Markowitz (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1956) (track 2)
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1958) (track 9)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1958) (tracks 3, 5, 12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1961) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1967) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1968) (tracks 1, 7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1969) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1970) (track 6)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1976) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2007) (track 7)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 1–2)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1–2)
Hi Lo Music Inc. (track 12)
Hill & Range (track 2)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 2)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (tracks 2, 12)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 4)
recorded at:
Bradley Recording Studios (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1958-08-13) (track 9)
Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California, United States (1968-01-13) (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 164) (order: 163) (track 1)
arrangements:
Fuego D'Amor (Anillo De Fuego) (translated) (track 10)
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 2)
cover recording of:
The Rebel (1959-08-14) (track 13)
Jackson (1967-01-11) (track 4)
Daddy Sang Bass (1968-07-30) (track 7)
is based on:
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 2)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 2)
The Cats of Cash (tracks 1–2, 9)
later translated versions:
A Boy Named Sue (french version) (track 8)
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 1)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 2)
Mijn naam is Mien (track 8)
Pappa sjunger bas (track 7)
Ring aus Feuer (track 10)
Ring van vuur (track 10)
Yölinjalla (track 2)
later versions:
Jackson (German version) (track 4)
Ring aus Feuer (track 10)
live recording of:
Folsom Prison Blues (1968-01-13) (track 1)
A Boy Named Sue (1969-02-24) (track 8)
recording of:
Flesh and Blood (track 6)
One Piece at a Time (track 15)
Ring of Fire (track 10)
What Is Truth? (track 14)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 2)
Ballad of a Teenage Queen (1957-11-12) (track 5)
Big River (1957-11-12) (track 12)
Guess Things Happen That Way (1958-04 – 1958-05) (track 3)
Don’t Take Your Guns to Town (1958-08-13) (track 9)

CD 2

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1958-08-13) (track 14)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1962-08-21) (track 15)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1964-03 – 1964-06) (track 13)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1969-07-19) (track 4)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1969-08-20) (track 11)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1971-02-16) (track 1)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (track 14)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1962-08-21) (track 15)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1971-02-16) (track 1)
mandocello:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
fiddle:
Ricky Skaggs (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
electric bass guitar:
Marshall Grant (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
drums (drum set):
Buddy Harman (1958-08-13) (track 14)
W.S. Holland (1962-08-21) (track 15)
W.S. Holland (1971-02-16) (track 1)
W.S. Holland (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
W.S. Holland (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
trumpet:
Jack Hale (trombone) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Bob Lewin (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
five-string banjo [five-string banjo lute]:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1962-08-21) (track 15)
guitar:
Jack Clement (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Jerry Hensley (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Jack Routh (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Jim Soldi (US country guitarist and producer) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1958-08-13) (track 14)
Marshall Grant (1962-08-21 – 1968-08-21) (track 15)
Marshall Grant (1971-02-16) (track 1)
Jimmy Tittle (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
banjo [banjo-lute]:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1958-08-13) (track 14)
Luther Perkins (1962-08-21) (track 15)
Bob Wootton (1971-02-16) (track 1)
Bob Wootton (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Bob Wootton (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
brass:
Jack Hale, Jr. (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
Bob Lewin (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
percussion:
Mark Morris (drummer & percussionist) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
hammered dulcimer:
Alisa Jones (US hammered dulcimer player) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
piano:
Bill Pursell (1962-08-21) (track 15)
Earl Poole Ball (US country pianist) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Earl Poole Ball (US country pianist) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
autoharp:
Mother Maybelle Carter (1962-08-21) (track 15)
French horn:
Jack Hale (trombone) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Bob Lewin (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
additional vocals:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 11)
assistant engineer:
Ken Criblez (track 10)
Larry Greenhill (track 10)
background vocals:
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (1962-08-21) (track 15)
composer:
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Roy Cash Jr. (track 14)
Tim Hardin (track 11)
Peter La Farge (track 13)
Jerry Reed (track 12)
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 8)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (tracks 10, 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 9)
Bob Dylan (1963-01) (track 5)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1–4, 7, 14)
engineer:
David Cherry (track 10)
Chips Moman (track 10)
lead vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
lyricist:
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Roy Cash Jr. (track 14)
Tim Hardin (track 11)
Peter La Farge (track 13)
Jerry Reed (track 12)
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 8)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (tracks 10, 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 9)
Bob Dylan (1963-01) (track 5)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1–4, 7)
performer:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 11)
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (track 15)
Waylon Jennings (track 10)
Kris Kristofferson (track 10)
Willie Nelson (track 10)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (1964) (track 2)
Don Law (1964) (track 2)
producer:
Brian Ahern (track 9)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 5–6, 11)
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (tracks 2, 4, 13, 15)
Don Law (tracks 2, 4, 13–15)
Chips Moman (track 10)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 1)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (track 14)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1962-08-21) (track 15)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1971-02-16) (track 1)
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
Jan Howard (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1958) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1959) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1961) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1962) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1964) (tracks 2, 13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1969) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1970) (tracks 6, 11)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1971) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1979) (track 9)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1985) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1985) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2007) (track 15)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 14)
Carlin Music (track 3)
Revega Music (track 9)
Sixteen Stars Music (track 12)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track 9)
Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991) (track 5)
Special Rider Music (1991 –) (track 5)
recorded at:
Bradley Recording Studios (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1958-08-13) (track 14)
GCN Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
sampled by:
arrangement of:
Wo ist Zuhause, Mama (translated) (track 7)
arrangements:
Were you there? (arr. Chilcott) (track 15)
Were you there? (arr John Barnard) (track 15)
cover recording of:
A Thing Called Love (track 12)
The Highwayman (track 10)
The Ballad of Ira Hayes (1964-03 – 1964-06) (track 13)
If I Were a Carpenter (1969-08-20) (track 11)
(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Highwomen (tracks 10, 10)
SAM Song (track 9)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Aaveratsastajat (track 9)
Is dat effe 'n sof (track 12)
La Fille du nord (track 5)
Man in zwart (track 1)
Pohjan poika (track 5)
Si j'étais un charpentier (French version) (track 11)
Verkko heiluu (track 9)
Yksi vain ei tuu (track 14)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
recording of:
Understand Your Man (1964 song) (track 2)
There You Go (1956-05-08) (track 3)
I Still Miss Someone (1958-08-13) (track 14)
Tennessee Flat Top Box (1963-07-19) (track 4)
Man in Black (1971-02-16) (track 1)
The Highwayman (1985) (track 10)
Five Feet High and Rising (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:

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