Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Wide Open Road 2:36
2 Hey, Porter 3.35 2:14
3 Cry! Cry! Cry! 3.5 2:29
4 My Two Timin' Woman 1:57
5 Port of Lonely Hearts 2:35
6 I Couldn't Keep From Crying 2:03
7 Trail to Mexico 2:06
8 Folsom Prison Blues 4.2 2:50
9 So Doggone Lonesome 2:39
10 Mean Eyed Cat 2:31
11 Luther Played the Boogie 3 2:04
12 Get Rhythm 3.35 2:14
13 I Walk the Line 4.35 2:46
14 Train of Love 2:24
15 There You Go 2:20
16 I Love You Because 2:26
17 Goodbye Little Darlin' 2:15
18 Straight A's in Love 3 2:15
19 You're My Baby (Little Woolly Booger) 1:47
20 My Treasure 2:28
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Next in Line 2:49
2 Don't Make Me Go 2:30
3 Give My Love to Rose 2:46
4 Home of the Blues 3 2:41
5 Rock Island Line 5 2:11
6 Wreck of the Old 97 1:48
7 Country Boy 1:53
8 Doin' My Time 2:40
9 If the Good Lord's Willing 1:44
10 I Heard That Lonesome Whistle Blow 2:26
11 I Was There When It Happened 2:18
12 Remember Me (I'm the One Who Loves You) 2:50
13 Belshazzar 2:26
14 Big River 3 2:33
15 Goodnight Irene 2:40
16 Ballad of a Teenage Queen 2:12
17 Come in, Stranger 1:42
18 Guess Things Happen That Way 3 1:51
19 Oh, Lonesome Me 2:30
20 Leave That Junk Alone 1:27
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven 2:41
2 The Story of a Broken Heart 2:38
3 Sugartime 1:44
4 Born to Lose 2:11
5 Always Alone 3:26
6 You Tell Me 1:48
7 Life Goes On 2:00
8 You Win Again 2:18
9 I Could Never Be Ashamed of You 2:14
10 Hey Good Lookin' 1:41
11 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love With You) 1:46
12 Cold, Cold Heart 2:20
13 Blue Train 2:04
14 Katy Too 4 1:57
15 The Ways of a Woman in Love 2:16
16 Fools Hall of Fame 2:26
17 Thanks a Lot 2:38
18 It's Just About Time 2:08
19 I Forgot to Remember to Forget 2:10
20 I Just Thought You'd Like to Know 2:24
21 Down the Street to 301 2:03

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 13)
guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-05) (track 3)
Luther Perkins (1955-07-30) (track 8)
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 12)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 8)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 12)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 6)
bass:
Marshall Grant (track 6)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-05) (track 3)
Marshall Grant (1955-07-30) (track 8)
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (tracks 12–13)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (track 6)
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 13)
composer:
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 18)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1–3, 8–10, 12, 15, 19–20)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 16)
Marty Robbins (track 6)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 13)
lyricist:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1–3, 8–10, 12, 15, 19–20)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 18)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 16)
Marty Robbins (track 6)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 13)
producer:
Jack Clement (track 18)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 8, 13)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 2–3, 6, 8, 10, 12–15)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 8)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (tracks 12–13)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 6)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 4–5, 11, 14)
Chet Atkins (track 11)
Gene Autry (track 17)
Ron Hacker (track 4)
Hoyt Johnson (track 11)
Johnny Johnson (American singer/songwriter) (track 7)
Leon Lambson (track 7)
Johnny Marvin (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1955) (track 3)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1956) (tracks 12–13, 15)
Sun Record Company (1956) (tracks 12–13)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 8, 13)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 2–3, 8, 12–13)
Carlin Music (track 15)
Chappell (company that specialized in library and production music) (track 17)
Hill & Range (track 13)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 13)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 13)
Knox Music Ltd. (tracks 10–11)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 10)
West One Music (production music label, prefix: WOM) (track 2)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
arrangements:
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 13)
cover recording of:
I Love You Because (track 16)
New Mexico (track 7)
is based on:
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 13)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 13)
The Cats of Cash (tracks 8, 13)
later translated versions:
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 8)
Gråt gråt gråt (track 3)
I låven på Ås (track 16)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 13)
Yölinjalla (track 13)
later versions:
Straight A's Love (song from the "Empire Burlesque" sessions) (track 18)
recording of:
My Treasure (track 20)
Two Timin’ Woman (track 4)
Wide Open Road (track 1)
You're My Baby (track 19)
Hey, Porter (1955-03-22) (track 2)
Cry! Cry! Cry! (1955-05) (track 3)
Folsom Prison Blues (1955-07-30) (track 8)
Mean Eyed Cat (1955-07-30) (track 10)
Get Rhythm (1956-04-02) (track 12)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 13)
There You Go (1956-05-08) (track 15)
Train of Love (1956-05-08) (track 14)
Straight ‘A’s in Love (1956-12-13) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957) (track 13)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957-08-04) (track 11)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957-11-12) (tracks 14–15)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957) (track 13)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-08-04) (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 14)
guitar:
Jack Clement (1957-11-12) (track 14)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 15)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1957) (track 13)
Marshall Grant (1957-11-12) (track 14)
Marshall Grant (1957-08-04) (track 11)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1957) (track 13)
Luther Perkins (1957-11-12) (track 14)
Luther Perkins (1957-08-04) (track 11)
arranger:
Lead Belly (track 15)
John Lomax (track 15)
background vocals:
Marshall Grant (1957-08-04) (track 11)
Luther Perkins (1957-08-04) (track 11)
composer:
Jack Clement (tracks 16, 18)
Don Gibson (track 19)
Stuart Hamblen (track 12)
Jimmie Skinner (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 3, 7, 14)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
Jerry Reed (track 9)
lyricist:
Jack Clement (tracks 16, 18)
Don Gibson (track 19)
Stuart Hamblen (track 12)
Jimmie Skinner (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 3, 7, 14)
performer:
The Tennessee Two (tracks 14, 17)
producer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 8–9, 11)
Jack Clement (tracks 3–4, 13–17)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957) (track 13)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-08-04) (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (tracks 14–15)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 4)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1, 13, 17, 20)
Jimmie Davis (Singer and songwriter) (tracks 10–11)
Glen Douglas (track 4)
Fern Jones (track 11)
Lillie McAlpin (track 4)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 14)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1958) (tracks 14, 16)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 3, 6)
Acuff-Rose (track 19)
Carlin Music (tracks 3, 13)
Hi Lo Music Inc. (track 14)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 14)
Knox Music Ltd. (track 7)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 14)
Lodlow Music (track 15)
Ludlow Music, Inc. (track 15)
Spencer Music Corp. (track 15)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 777) (order: 261) (track 6)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (order: 592) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Oh Lonesome Me (track 19)
Wreck of the Old 97 (1957) (track 6)
If the Lord's Willin' (1957-08) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Adios Irene (track 15)
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 15)
Lindschi (track 3)
Oh ! Quelle nuit (track 19)
Roll On Columbia (track 15)
later parody versions:
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track 5)
later translated versions:
Bonsoir Lily (track 15)
Country Boy (German version) (track 7)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 15)
Hälsa min Marie (track 3)
Oh, doe dat niet! (track 19)
Ptačí nářečí (track 19)
Wo bleib i? (track 19)
Ô pauvre amour (track 19)
later versions:
Solitario (track 19)
recording of:
Country Boy (track 7)
Belshazzar (1957) (track 13)
Rock Island Line (1957) (track 5)
Don’t Make Me Go (1957-04-04) (track 2)
Next in Line (1957-04-04) (track 1)
Give My Love to Rose (1957-07 – 1957-08) (track 3)
Home of the Blues (1957-07 – 1957-08) (track 4)
Doing My Time (1957-08) (track 8)
I Was There When It Happened (1957-08-04) (track 11)
Ballad of a Teenage Queen (1957-11-12) (track 16)
Big River (1957-11-12) (track 14)
Goodnight Irene (1957-11-12) (track 15)
Come in Stranger (1958-04 – 1958-05) (track 17)

CD 3

composer:
Frankie Brown (track 4)
Jack Clement (tracks 18, 21)
Ted Daffan (track 5)
Roy Orbison (track 6)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 2)
Billy Smith (50s US rockabilly artist) (track 13)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 8–12)
Charlie Rich (track 17)
Odis Echols (track 3)
Charlie Phillips (track 3)
lyricist:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 1)
Frankie Brown (track 4)
Jack Clement (tracks 18, 21)
Ted Daffan (track 5)
Roy Orbison (track 6)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 2)
Billy Smith (50s US rockabilly artist) (track 13)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 8–12)
Charlie Rich (track 17)
performer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 14, 17)
producer:
Jack Clement (tracks 1, 8–11)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 7, 14)
Jack Clement (tracks 7, 14)
Jim Atkins (track 1)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 1)
Charlie Feathers (track 19)
Hoyt Johnson (track 1)
Bill Justis (track 15)
Stan Kesler (track 19)
Charlie Rich (tracks 15, 20)
Danny Wolfe (track 16)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 11)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 19)
Hiriam Music (track 12)
Peer International (track 4)
cover recording of:
Always Alone (track 5)
Born to Lose (track 4)
Cold, Cold Heart (track 12)
Sugartime (track 3)
Thanks a Lot (track 17)
Hey, Good Lookin’ (1958-05-15) (track 10)
I Could Never Be Ashamed of You (1958-05-15) (track 9)
You Win Again (1958-05-15) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Sugartime (in Swedish) (track 3)
later versions:
Är det mitt fel (track 11)
recording of:
Blue Train (track 13)
Fool's Hall of Fame (track 16)
Katy Too (track 14)
Life Goes On (track 7)
You Tell Me (track 6)
You’re the Nearest Thing to Heaven (1958-05-15) (track 1)