Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Walk the Line 4.35 2:41
2 Folsom Prison Blues 4.2 2:45
3 Cry, Cry, Cry 3 2:23
4 Get Rhythm 3.35 2:11
5 Home of the Blues 3 2:36
6 Ballad of a Teenage Queen 2:09
7 Big River 3 2:29
8 Down the Street to 301 2:01
9 Guess Things Happen That Way 3.65 1:47
10 Luther Played the Boogie 3 2:01
11 Give My Love to Rose 2:38
12 Mean Eyed Cat 2:26
13 Remember Me (I'm the One Who Loves You) 1:56
14 The Wreck of the Old '97 1:45
15 I Heard That Lonesome Whistle 2:22
16 Rock Island Line 2:07
17 The Ways of a Woman in Love 2:12
18 Hey! Porter 3 2:10
19 So Doggone Lonesome 2:32
20 There You Go 3 2:14
21 Katy Too 4 1:55
22 Come in Stranger 1:38
23 You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven 2:37
24 It's Just About Time 2:07
25 I Was There When It Happened 2:12

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1955-05) (track 3)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957-08-04) (track 25)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957-11-12) (track 7)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-08-04) (track 25)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 7)
guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 4)
Jack Clement (1957-11-12) (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 4)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-05) (track 3)
Marshall Grant (1957-11-12) (track 7)
Marshall Grant (1957-08-04) (track 25)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (tracks 1, 4)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-05) (track 3)
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Luther Perkins (1957-11-12) (track 7)
Luther Perkins (1957-08-04) (track 25)
background vocals:
Marshall Grant (1957-08-04) (track 25)
Luther Perkins (1957-08-04) (track 25)
composer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2–4, 7, 11–12, 18–20)
Jack Clement (tracks 6, 8–9, 24)
Stuart Hamblen (track 13)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-08) (track 13)
lyricist:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2–4, 7, 11–12, 18–20, 23)
Jack Clement (tracks 6, 8–9, 24)
Stuart Hamblen (track 13)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
performer:
The Tennessee Two (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 21)
producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 1–2)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 1–4, 13–15, 25)
Jack Clement (tracks 5–7, 9, 23)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (tracks 1, 4)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-08-04) (track 25)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 7)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 10, 21–22)
Jack Clement (track 21)
Chet Atkins (track 10)
Jim Atkins (track 23)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (tracks 5, 23)
Jimmie Davis (Singer and songwriter) (tracks 15, 25)
Glen Douglas (track 5)
Hoyt Johnson (tracks 10, 23)
Fern Jones (track 25)
Bill Justis (track 17)
Lillie McAlpin (track 5)
Charlie Rich (track 17)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1955) (track 18)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1956) (tracks 1, 4)
Sun Record Company (1956) (tracks 1, 4, 20)
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 7)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1958) (tracks 6–7, 9)
Sun Record Company (1960) (track 12)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 1–2, 11, 14)
Carlin Music (tracks 11, 20)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1–4, 18)
Hi Lo Music Inc. (track 7)
Hill & Range (track 1)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 1)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (tracks 1, 7)
Knox Music Ltd. (tracks 10, 12)
Knox Music, Inc. (tracks 7, 12)
West One Music (production music label, prefix: WOM) (track 18)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 777) (order: 261) (track 14)
arrangements:
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Wreck of the Old 97 (1957) (track 14)
(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle (1957-08) (track 15)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Lindschi (track 11)
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 1)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 1)
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track 16)
The Cats of Cash (tracks 1–2)
later translated versions:
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 2)
Gråt gråt gråt (track 3)
Hälsa min Marie (track 11)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 1)
Yölinjalla (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
Come in Stranger (track 22)
Hey, Porter (track 18)
Katy Too (track 21)
Mean Eyed Cat (track 12)
Rock Island Line (track 16)
So Doggone Lonesome (track 19)
There You Go (track 20)
Cry! Cry! Cry! (1955-05) (track 3)
Folsom Prison Blues (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Get Rhythm (1956-04-02) (track 4)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Home of the Blues (1957-07 – 1957-08) (track 5)
I Was There When It Happened (1957-08-04) (track 25)
Ballad of a Teenage Queen (1957-11-12) (track 6)
Big River (1957-11-12) (track 7)
Guess Things Happen That Way (1958-04 – 1958-05) (track 9)
You’re the Nearest Thing to Heaven (1958-05-15) (track 23)