Tracklist

CD 1: Original Soundtrack
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Po’ Lazarus
James Carter & The Prisoners 3.4 4:31
2 Big Rock Candy Mountain
Harry McClintock 3 2:18
3 You Are My Sunshine
Norman Blake 3.5 4:28
4 Down to the River to Pray
Alison Krauss 4 2:56
5 I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow
The Soggy Bottom Boys 4.2 3:10
6 Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Chris Thomas King 4 2:42
7 I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow
Norman Blake 3.5 4:29
8 Keep on the Sunny Side
The Whites 3.35 3:34
9 I’ll Fly Away
Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch 4 3:58
10 Didn’t Leave Nobody but the Baby
Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch 3.8 1:58
11 In the Highways
Sarah, Hannah and Leah Peasall 3 1:36
12 I Am Weary (Let Me Rest)
The Cox Family 3.65 3:14
13 I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow
John Hartford 3 2:34
14 O Death
Ralph Stanley 3.5 3:20
15 In the Jailhouse Now
The Soggy Bottom Boys 4 3:36
16 I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow
The Soggy Bottom Boys 4 4:17
17 Indian War Whoop
John Hartford 3 1:30
18 Lonesome Valley
Fairfield Four 3.35 4:07
19 Angel Band
The Stanley Brothers 3.35 2:18
CD 2: Bona Fide Rarities and Unreleased Tracks
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Colin Linden 3 1:16
2 You Are My Sunshine
Alan O’Bryant 3 3:30
3 Tishomingo Blues
John Hartford 3 2:02
4 I’ll Fly Away
The Kossoy Sisters with Erik Darling 3 2:32
5 Big Rock Candy Mountain
Van Dyke Parks 3 1:42
6 Tom Devil
Ed Lewis & Prisoners 3 5:20
7 Keep on the Sunny Side
The Cox Family 3 2:36
8 Angel Band
Sarah, Hannah and Leah Peasall and Robert Hamlett 3 0:58
9 Big Rock Candy Mountain
Norman Blake 4 2:18
10 Little Sadie
Norman Blake 3 1:51
11 In the Highways
The Cox Family 4 2:13
12 Hogfoot
John Hartford 3 3:47
13 The Lord Will Make a Way
Fairfield Four 3 2:37
14 In the Jailhouse Now
Harley Allen 3 3:05

Credits

CD 1: Original Soundtrack

anthem of:
fiddle:
Art Stamper (1955-12-19) (track 19)
mandolin:
Mike Compton (track 3)
Curley Lambert (1955-12-19) (track 19)
dobro:
Curtis Burch (track 3)
guitar:
Dan Tyminski (tracks 5, 16)
Norman Blake (bluegrass guitarist) (track 3)
Carter Stanley (1955-12-19) (track 19)
bass:
Bill Lowe (US bluegrass and country musician) (1955-12-19) (track 19)
banjo:
Ralph Stanley (1955-12-19) (track 19)
double bass:
Barry Bales (track 3)
additional writer:
T‐Bone Burnett (american musician, songwriter and producer) (track 10)
Alan Lomax (track 10)
Gillian Welch (track 10)
arranger:
T‐Bone Burnett (american musician, songwriter and producer) (track 10)
Alan Lomax (tracks 1, 10)
Gillian Welch (track 10)
assistant engineer:
Matt Andrews (track 4)
Rail Rogut (track 4)
assistant mixer:
Ok Hee Kim (track 4)
background vocals:
Leah Peasall (track 11)
Sarah Peasall (track 11)
choir vocals:
composer:
A.P. Carter (track 8)
Hoyt Ming (track 17)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 15)
Skip James (track 6)
Pete Kuykendall (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 18)
William Batchelder Bradbury (composer of popular hymns) (1862) (track 19)
Albert E. Brumley (1929) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Dan Tyminski (track 5)
Alison Krauss (track 4)
Hannah Peasall (track 11)
Carter Stanley (1955-12-19) (track 19)
lyricist:
A.P. Carter (track 8)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 15)
Jefferson Hascall (track 19)
Skip James (track 6)
Pete Kuykendall (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 18)
Albert E. Brumley (1929) (track 9)
mixer:
Mike Piersante (track 4)
producer:
T‐Bone Burnett (american musician, songwriter and producer) (tracks 3–5, 7–18)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (track 1)
Mike Piersante (track 4)
vocals:
Gillian Welch (track 10)
Norman Blake (bluegrass guitarist) (track 3)
James Carter (50s prison musician) (track 1)
Emmylou Harris (track 10)
Alison Krauss (track 10)
Tim Blake Nelson (track 15)
Bill Lowe (US bluegrass and country musician) (1955-12-19) (track 19)
Curley Lambert (1955-12-19) (track 19)
Ralph Stanley (1955-12-19) (track 19)
writer:
Albert E. Brumley (track 9)
Jimmie Davis (Singer and songwriter) (track 3)
Charles Mitchell (1940s steel-guitarist) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4–5, 7, 10, 13–14, 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits) (2000) (track 4)
publisher:
Peer International (track 3)
recorded at:
Bradley Recording Studios (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1955-12-19) (track 19)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Hillbilly Britney by Dropbass (track 16)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 6696) (track 2)
arrangements:
Maid of Constant Sorrow (Judy Collins trad. arr.) (tracks 5, 7, 13, 16)
cover recording of:
Man of Constant Sorrow (traditional, arranger neutral) (track 16)
instrumental recording of:
Man of Constant Sorrow (traditional, arranger neutral) (tracks 7, 13)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
你是我的陽光 (track 3)
later versions:
A Man of Constant Sorrow (tracks 5, 7, 13, 16)
Man of Constant Sorrow (tracks 5, 7, 13, 16)
recording of:
I Am Weary (track 12)
In the Highways (track 11)
Indian War Whoop (track 17)
I’ll Fly Away (track 9)
Lonesome Valley (From “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”) (track 18)
Man of Constant Sorrow (traditional, arranger neutral) (track 5)
O Death (track 14)
Po’ Lazarus (track 1)
The Good Old Way (track 4)
Angel Band (1955-12-19) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 3)
version of:
Lonesome Valley (folk song) (track 18)

CD 2: Bona Fide Rarities and Unreleased Tracks

composer:
A.P. Carter (track 7)
lyricist:
A.P. Carter (track 7)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 6696) (track 5)
cover recording of:
instrumental cover recording of:
later parody versions:
later versions: