Tracklist

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CD 1: Confessions of a Broken Man / Soul of a Convict
# Title Rating Length
1 Men With Broken Hearts 2:44
2 I Just Came to Smell the Flowers 2:37
3 May You Never Be Alone 2:22
4 Skid Row Joe 3:03
5 Take Me Back and Try Me One More Time 2:34
6 How Far Can I Go? 2:41
7 I'm a Long Way From Home 2:14
8 Confessions of a Broken Man 3:00
9 My Tears Are Overdue 2:41
10 I've Been Down That Road Before 2:51
11 Thy Burdens Are Greater Than Mine 2:58
12 My Last Two Tens 2:52
13 Boston Jail 2:14
14 The Convict and the Rose 2:30
15 I Relived My Life Today 3:06
16 I'm Just Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail 2:14
17 Let Me In 2:46
18 The Big River Train 2:52
19 The Snakes Crawl at Night 2:36
20 They're All Going Home but One 2:57
21 Folsom Prison 2:17
22 Soul of a Convict 3:28
23 Green Green Grass of Home 2:26
24 (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle 2:23
CD 2: The Cold Hard Facts of Life / The Bottom of the Bottle
# Title Rating Length
1 The First Mrs. Jones 2:48
2 Words and Music 2:34
3 The Cold Hard Facts of Life 3:15
4 Sleep 2:25
5 Hundred Dollar Funeral 2:51
6 If I Could Only Start Over 2:02
7 Tragic Romance 2:38
8 Try Being Lonely 1:46
9 I'll Get Ahead Some Day 2:06
10 I Just Can't Let You Say Goodbye 2:36
11 Shopworn 2:17
12 Julie 2:37
13 Wino 2:28
14 Daddy and the Wine 2:35
15 Swinging Doors 2:30
16 The Bottom of the Bottle 2:24
17 In the Shadows of the Wine 2:11
18 She Burnt the Little Roadside Tavern Down 2:04
19 The Bottle Let Me Down 2:26
20 One Dime for the Wine 2:11
21 Wine 2:12
22 Turn the Juke Box Up Louder 2:32
23 I Threw Away the Rose 2:43
24 Bottle, Bottle 2:26
CD 3: The Carroll County Accident / Down in the Alley
# Title Rating Length
1 The World Needs a Washin' 1:54
2 Banks of the Ohio 2:23
3 Sing Me Back Home 2:23
4 Barefoot Nellie 2:16
5 Sorrow Overtakes the Wine 2:18
6 Black Jack's Bar 2:20
7 The Carroll County Accident 2:50
8 Rocky Top 2:35
9 Your Mother's Eyes 2:24
10 King of the Cannon County Hills 2:41
11 I Lived So Fast and Hard 2:21
12 Fallen Leaves 2:06
13 Here's a Toast to Mama 2:36
14 Sidewalks of Chicago 3:07
15 The Silent Kind 2:08
16 The Alley 2:23
17 The Town Drunk 2:13
18 Mama 3:19
19 Bottle of Wine 2:04
20 One More Dime 2:06
21 I Judged a Man 2:56
22 When I Drink My Wine 2:33

Credits

CD 1: Confessions of a Broken Man / Soul of a Convict

composer:
Pee Wee King (track 11)
lyricist:
Pee Wee King (track 11)
cover recording of:

CD 2: The Cold Hard Facts of Life / The Bottom of the Bottle

writer:
Vic McAlpin (track 5)
recording of:

CD 3: The Carroll County Accident / Down in the Alley

composer:
Charlie Aldridge (Songwriter) (track 18)
Johnny Mullins (track 21)
Dolly Parton (tracks 16–17, 20, 22)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 19)
Porter Wagoner (track 15)
Dave Kirby (US country singer/songwriter) (track 14)
lyricist:
Charlie Aldridge (Songwriter) (track 18)
Johnny Mullins (track 21)
Dolly Parton (tracks 16–17, 20, 22)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 19)
Porter Wagoner (track 15)
writer:
Dave Kirby (US country singer/songwriter) (track 14)
Buck Owens (track 13)
Gene Price (country/rockabilly singer/songwriter) (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
publisher:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 157) (order: 87) (track 2)
arrangements:
Banks of the Ohio (track 2)
cover recording of:
Banks of the Ohio (track 2)
Bottle of Wine (track 19)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Baled Y Welsh Not (track 2)
recording of:
I Judged a Man (track 21)
Mama (track 18)
One More Dime (track 20)
The Alley (track 16)
The Silent Kind (track 15)
The Town Drunk (track 17)