Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love’s Been Good to Me Rod McKuen 3:05
2 Seasons in the Sun Rod McKuen 2:49
3 Long Time Gone Mason Williams 2:27
4 The Times I’ve Had Mark Spoelstra 2:30
5 She’s Gone Mark Spoelstra 2:08
6 Five and Twenty Questions Mark Spoelstra 4:53
7 If I Were Free Dian James 3:15
8 He Was a Friend of Mine Dian James 3:04
9 Little Boxes Malvina Reynolds 1:38
10 Pack Up Your Sorrows Richard & Mimi Farina 3:02
11 The Falcon Richard & Mimi Farina 3:42
12 Birmingham Sunday Richard & Mimi Farina 4:01
13 Bold Marauder Richard & Mimi Farina 4:08
14 A Swallow Song Richard & Mimi Farina 2:54
15 Hickory Wind The Byrds 3:32
16 Tried So Hard Gene Clark 2:23
17 Train Leaves Here This Morning The Dillard & Clark Expedition 3:53
18 Once I Was Tim Buckley 3:24
19 July, You’re a Woman John Stewart 3:16
20 California Bloodlines John Stewart 3:11
21 One (Is a Lonely Number) Harry Nilsson 2:56
22 Rainmaker Harry Nilsson 2:49
23 Joanne Michael Nesmith 3:13
24 Calico Girl Friend Michael Nesmith 2:38
25 Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver 3:14
26 Rocky Mountain High John Denver 4:49
27 Back Home Again John Denver 4:47
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Battle of New Orleans Jimmie Driftwood 3:55
2 Tennessee Stud Jimmie Driftwood 3:23
3 What Color Is the Soul of a Man Jimmie Driftwood 2:57
4 Rain and Snow Obray Ramsey 3:30
5 500 Miles Hedy West 2:56
6 Cotton Mill Girls Hedy West 2:24
7 The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore Jean Ritchie 3:15
8 Blue Diamond Mines Jean Ritchie 5 4:18
9 Black Waters Jean Ritchie 4:09
10 Coal Tattoo Billy Edd Wheeler 2:37
11 Blistered Billy Edd Wheeler 2:40
12 Jackson Billy Edd Wheeler 3:06
13 High Flying Bird Billy Edd Wheeler 2:34
14 Gentle on My Mind John Hartford 3:06
15 Natural to Be Gone John Hartford 1:48
16 California Earthquake John Hartford 3:04
17 Steamboat Whistle Blues John Hartford 3:23
18 How I Love Them Old Songs Mickey Newbury 3:45
19 Sweet Memories Mickey Newbury 3:31
20 Mr. Bojangles Jerry Jeff Walker 3:58
21 Pancho and Lefty Townes Van Zandt 3:42
22 Seven Bridges Road Steve Young 3:40
23 Brand New Tennessee Waltz Jesse Winchester 3:10
24 Yankee Lady Jesse Winchester 4:04
25 Me and Bobby McGee Kris Kristofferson 4:22
26 Help Me Make It Through the Night Kris Kristofferson 2:23
27 Casey’s Last Ride Kris Kristofferson 3:36
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Settle Down Mike Settle 2:33
2 Sing Hallelujah Mike Settle 2:21
3 Greenback Dollar Hoyt Axton 3:18
4 Thunder ’n’ Lightnin’ Hoyt Axton 2:46
5 Blues Around My Head Bob Gibson 2:07
6 Where I’m Bound Bob Gibson 2:05
7 Daddy Roll ’Em Bob Gibson & Hamilton Camp 2:21
8 Good Time Charlie John Koerner 1:43
9 The Unicorn Shel Silverstein 3:32
10 Bury Me in My Shades Shel Silverstein 3:21
11 Sam Stone John Prine 4:17
12 Angel From Montgomery John Prine 3:45
13 Paradise John Prine 3:14
14 Souvenirs John Prine 3:39
15 City of New Orleans Steve Goodman 3:54
16 Four Strong Winds Ian & Sylvia 3:30
17 You Were on My Mind Ian & Sylvia 2:48
18 Some Day Soon Ian & Sylvia 2:19
19 Summer Wages Ian & Sylvia 3:30
20 For Loving Me Gordon Lightfoot 2:29
21 Early Morning Rain Gordon Lightfoot 3:08
22 Did She Mention My Name? Gordon Lightfoot 2:31
23 Morning Dew Bonnie Dobson 4:27
24 Snowbird Gene MacLellan 2:29
25 Put Your Hand in the Hand Gene MacLellan 3:08
26 Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell 3.6 4:33

Credits

CD 1

anthem of:
Colorado, United States (2007 –) (track 26)
composer:
John Denver (tracks 26–27)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 20)
Michael Nesmith (1970) (track 23)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 21)
Jacques Brel (track 2)
Bob Buchanan (track 15)
Tim Buckley (1960s~1970s US vocalist, songwriter, guitarist & producer) (track 18)
Gram Parsons (track 15)
Michael Taylor (Guitarist & former member of the John Denver Band) (track 26)
lyricist:
John Denver (tracks 26–27)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 20)
Michael Nesmith (1970) (track 23)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 21)
Rod McKuen (track 2)
translator:
Rod McKuen (track 2)
writer:
John Denver (track 25)
Gene Clark (US singer-songwriter; founder of The Byrds) (tracks 16–17)
Bill Danoff (track 25)
Richard Fariña (US folk singer) (track 12)
Rhiannon Giddens (track 12)
Bernie Leadon (track 17)
Bill Martin (Scottish songwriter & producer) (track 22)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 22)
Taffy Nivert (track 25)
Dirk Powell (track 12)
Rod McKuen (track 1)
publisher:
BMG Platinum Songs (track 18)
BMG Ruby Songs (track 25)
My Pop’s Songs (track 25)
Tim Buckley Music (track 18)
is the basis for:
King of Elland Road (track 25)
Футбол (track 2)
later parody versions:
Country Putata (track 25)
later translated versions:
Elke roos (track 25)
In de zon (track 25)
Mon pays est ici (track 25)
Vanha tie (track 25)
Viento del nogal (track 15)
真情早嘗過 (track 1)
later versions:
Till min hembygd (track 20)
recording of:
Back Home Again (track 27)
Birmingham Sunday (track 12)
Hickory Wind (track 15)
Joanne (track 23)
Once I Was (track 18)
One (track 21)
Rainmaker (track 22)
Rocky Mountain High (track 26)
Seasons in the Sun (track 2)
Tried So Hard (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 25)
translated version of:
Le Moribond (track 2)

CD 2

composer:
Jimmy Driftwood (tracks 1–2)
Fred Foster (track 25)
John Hartford (tracks 14, 16)
Kris Kristofferson (tracks 25–27)
Jerry Leiber (track 12)
Mickey Newbury (American songwriter) (track 19)
Jean Ritchie (track 9)
Townes Van Zandt (track 21)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 20)
Hedy West (tracks 5–6)
Billy Edd Wheeler (tracks 10–13)
Jesse Winchester (tracks 23–24)
Steve Young (US country singer/songwriter "Seven Bridges Road") (track 22)
lyricist:
Jimmy Driftwood (tracks 1–2)
Fred Foster (track 25)
John Hartford (tracks 14, 16)
Kris Kristofferson (tracks 25–27)
Jerry Leiber (track 12)
Mickey Newbury (American songwriter) (track 19)
Jean Ritchie (track 9)
Townes Van Zandt (track 21)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 20)
Hedy West (tracks 5–6)
Billy Edd Wheeler (tracks 10–13)
Jesse Winchester (tracks 23–24)
Steve Young (US country singer/songwriter "Seven Bridges Road") (track 22)
writer:
Mickey Newbury (American songwriter) (track 18)
publisher:
Combine Music Corp. (track 25)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 20)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 26)
Ensign Music Corp. (track 14)
Fourth Floor Music (US publisher) (tracks 23–24)
Gotillion Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 20)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 22)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 16)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 12)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 20)
part of:
Grammy Award: Song of the Year nominees (number: 1960 winner) (order: 2) (track 1)
arrangements:
is based on:
The 8th of January (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
500 Meilen (track 5)
Bonny en mij (track 25)
Das wird immer sein (track 14)
E il treno va (500 miles) (track 5)
Ich und Bobby McGee (track 25)
Ik denk aan jou (track 19)
J'entends siffler le train (500 miles) (track 5)
Mä lähden stadiin (track 12)
Rhyddid Yn Ein Cân (track 25)
Waterloo (track 1)
later versions:
500マイル (track 5)
Bobby McGee (track 25)
Five Hundred Miles (track 5)
Jackson (German version) (track 12)
Là, dans mon cœur (track 18)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 25)
recording of:
500 Miles (track 5)
Black Waters (track 9)
Blistered (track 11)
Casey’s Last Ride (track 27)
Coal Tattoo (track 10)
Cotton Mill Girls (track 6)
Gentle on My Mind (track 14)
High Flying Bird (track 13)
Jackson (track 12)
Me and Bobby McGee (track 25)
Mr. Bojangles (track 20)
Pancho and Lefty (track 21)
Seven Bridges Road (track 22)
Sweet Memories (track 19)
Tennessee Stud (track 2)
Yankee Lady (track 24)

CD 3

guitar family:
Joni Mitchell (track 26)
additional lyricist:
Tim Rose (track 23)
arranger:
Benedikt Jahnel (track 26)
composer:
Bonnie Dobson (track 23)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 15)
Gordon Lightfoot (tracks 21–22)
Gene MacLellan (tracks 24–25)
Joni Mitchell (track 26)
John Prine (tracks 11–14)
Shel Silverstein (track 9)
Ian Tyson (tracks 16, 18–19)
Sylvia Tyson (track 17)
lyricist:
Bonnie Dobson (track 23)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 15)
Gordon Lightfoot (tracks 21–22)
Gene MacLellan (tracks 24–25)
Joni Mitchell (track 26)
John Prine (tracks 11–14)
Shel Silverstein (track 9)
Ian Tyson (tracks 16, 18–19)
Sylvia Tyson (track 17)
vocals:
Joni Mitchell (track 26)
writer:
Hoyt Axton (track 3)
Ken Ramsey (track 3)
publisher:
Beechwood Music Canada (tracks 24–25)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 12)
Cotillion-Sour Grapes ( – ????) (tracks 11–13)
Crazy Crow Music (track 26)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 24–25)
Early Morning Music (track 21)
M. Witmark & Sons (track 21)
Moose Music (track 21)
Siquomb Pub. Corp. (track 26)
Sour Grapes Music, Inc. (tracks 11–13)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (tracks 12, 21–22)
Walden Music, Inc. (tracks 11–13)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 16)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 21)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 23)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 26)
recorded at:
is the basis for:
Liten og grønn (track 15)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Die laaielichter (track 24)
Io ho in mente te (track 17)
Io ho in mente te (track 17)
Molemmin puolin (track 26)
Neljä tuulta (track 16)
Pazudušais dēls (Latvian version of "City of New Orleans") (track 15)
Van elke kant (track 26)
Vsako jutro (track 17)
無謂再訓話 (track 16)
later versions:
Salut les amoureux (track 15)
recording of:
Both Sides Now (track 26)
City of New Orleans (track 15)
Four Strong Winds (track 16)
Greenback Dollar (track 3)
Morning Dew (track 23)
Paradise (track 13)
Sam Stone (track 11)
Snowbird (track 24)
Someday Soon (track 18)
Souvenirs (track 14)
Summer Wages (track 19)
The Unicorn (track 9)
You Were on My Mind (track 17)

Release Group

part of:Troubadours (Folk and the Roots of American Music) (number: 4) (order: 4)