Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ballad of a Teenage Queen 2:18
2 Folsom Prison Blues 2:49
3 Guess Things Happen That Way 1:51
4 You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven 2:45
5 Get Rhythm 2:16
6 Next in Line 2:49
7 I Heard That Lonesome Whistle Blow 2:26
8 Straight A's in Love 2:21
9 Big River 3 2:37
10 Hey Porter 3.35 2:15
11 Wreck of the Old '97 1:53
12 Country Boy 1:56
13 Sugartime 1:52
14 Port of Lonely Hearts 2:42
15 Train of Love 2:25
16 Ring of Fire 2:54
17 A Boy Named Sue 3:41
18 If I Were a Carpenter 2:24
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Rock Island Line 2:12
2 Born to Lose 2:12
3 The Ways of a Woman in Love 2:28
4 Cold Cold Heart 2:26
5 I Walk the Line 4.35 2:47
6 I Just Thought You'd Like to Know 2:30
7 Thanks a Lot 2:36
8 Goodbye Little Darling 2:17
9 Hey Good Lookin' 1:47
10 I Could Never Be Ashamed of You 2:17
11 I Forgot to Remember to Forget 1:57
12 I Love You Because 2:31
13 Just About Time 2:12
14 There You Go 2:20
15 Two Timin' Woman 2:03
16 City of New Orleans 3:40
17 Jackson 2:52
18 Orange Blossom Special 4:06
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Always Alone 1:50
2 The Story of a Broken Heart 2:10
3 Katy Too 4 1:58
4 Fools Hall of Fame 2:34
5 Give My Love to Rose 2:41
6 Wide Open Road 2:24
7 You Win Again 2:51
8 Come in Stranger 1:41
9 Don't Make Me Go 2:29
10 Blue Train 2:01
11 You Tell Me 1:19
12 Oh Lonesome Me 2:28
13 Down the Street to 301 2:04
14 It's Just About Time 2:07
15 Two Timin' Woman 1:57
16 Cry, Cry, Cry 2:26
17 I Was There When It Happened 2:16
18 Home of the Blues 2:37

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957-11-12) (track 9)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 9)
guitar:
Jack Clement (1957-11-12) (track 9)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1957-11-12) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1957-11-12) (track 9)
composer:
Jack Clement (tracks 1, 3)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 8)
Tim Hardin (track 18)
Shel Silverstein (track 17)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2, 5, 9–10, 12)
Odis Echols (track 13)
Charlie Phillips (track 13)
lyricist:
Jack Clement (tracks 1, 3)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 8)
Tim Hardin (track 18)
Shel Silverstein (track 17)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2, 4–5, 9–10, 12)
performer:
The Tennessee Two (tracks 1, 9)
producer:
Jack Clement (tracks 4, 9)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 10)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 9)
writer:
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 4)
Jim Atkins (track 4)
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 16)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 6, 14–15)
Jimmie Davis (Singer and songwriter) (track 7)
Hoyt Johnson (track 4)
Merle Kilgore (track 16)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1955) (track 10)
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 9)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 2, 11)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 2, 5–6, 10)
Hi Lo Music Inc. (track 9)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 9)
Knox Music Ltd. (track 12)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 9)
West One Music (production music label, prefix: WOM) (track 10)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 777) (order: 261) (track 11)
arrangements:
Fuego D'Amor (Anillo De Fuego) (translated) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Sugartime (track 13)
Wreck of the Old 97 (track 11)
is based on:
later parody versions:
The Cats of Cash (track 2)
later translated versions:
A Boy Named Sue (french version) (track 17)
Country Boy (German version) (track 12)
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 2)
Mijn naam is Mien (track 17)
Ring aus Feuer (track 16)
Ring van vuur (track 16)
Si j'étais un charpentier (French version) (track 18)
Sugartime (in Swedish) (track 13)
later versions:
Ring aus Feuer (track 16)
Straight A's Love (song from the "Empire Burlesque" sessions) (track 8)
recording of:
A Boy Named Sue (track 17)
Country Boy (track 12)
Get Rhythm (track 5)
Next in Line (track 6)
Ring of Fire (track 16)
Train of Love (track 15)
Hey, Porter (1955-03-22) (track 10)
Big River (1957-11-12) (track 9)
You’re the Nearest Thing to Heaven (1958-05-15) (track 4)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 5)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 5)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 5)
composer:
Frankie Brown (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 14)
Jack Clement (track 13)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 16)
Jerry Leiber (track 17)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 12)
Charlie Rich (track 7)
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 18)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 17)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 4, 9–10)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 5)
lyricist:
Frankie Brown (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 14)
Jack Clement (track 13)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 16)
Jerry Leiber (track 17)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 12)
Charlie Rich (track 7)
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 18)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 17)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 4, 9–10)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 5)
producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 5)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 5)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 5)
writer:
Charlie Rich (tracks 3, 6)
Gene Autry (track 8)
Charlie Feathers (track 11)
Bill Justis (track 3)
Stan Kesler (track 11)
Johnny Marvin (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1956) (track 5)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 5)
Acuff Rose Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 12)
Carlin Music (track 14)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 5, 11)
Chappell (company that specialized in library and production music) (track 8)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 11)
Fred Rose Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 12)
Hill & Range (track 5)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 5)
Hiriam Music (track 4)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 5)
Peer International (track 2)
Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (tracks 9, 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 17)
arrangements:
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Cold, Cold Heart (track 4)
I Love You Because (track 12)
Thanks a Lot (track 7)
is the basis for:
Liten og grønn (track 16)
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 5)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 5)
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track 1)
The Cats of Cash (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
I låven på Ås (track 12)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 5)
Mä lähden stadiin (track 17)
Pazudušais dēls (Latvian version of "City of New Orleans") (track 16)
Yölinjalla (track 5)
later versions:
Jackson (German version) (track 17)
Salut les amoureux (track 16)
recording of:
Born to Lose (track 2)
City of New Orleans (track 16)
Jackson (track 17)
Rock Island Line (track 1)
There You Go (track 14)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

composer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 5–6, 16)
Jack Clement (tracks 13–14)
Don Gibson (track 12)
Roy Orbison (track 11)
Billy Smith (50s US rockabilly artist) (track 10)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 7)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 9)
lyricist:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 5–6, 16)
Jack Clement (tracks 13–14)
Don Gibson (track 12)
Roy Orbison (track 11)
Billy Smith (50s US rockabilly artist) (track 10)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 7)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 9)
performer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 3)
producer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 9)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 3, 8)
Jack Clement (track 3)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 18)
Glen Douglas (track 18)
Lillie McAlpin (track 18)
Danny Wolfe (track 4)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 5)
Acuff-Rose (track 12)
Carlin Music (track 5)
cover recording of:
Oh Lonesome Me (track 12)
You Tell Me (track 11)
You Win Again (track 7)
is the basis for:
Lindschi (track 5)
Oh ! Quelle nuit (track 12)
later translated versions:
Gråt gråt gråt (track 16)
Hälsa min Marie (track 5)
Oh, doe dat niet! (track 12)
Ptačí nářečí (track 12)
Wo bleib i? (track 12)
Ô pauvre amour (track 12)
later versions:
Solitario (track 12)
recording of:
Blue Train (track 10)
Come in Stranger (track 8)
Cry! Cry! Cry! (track 16)
Home of the Blues (track 18)
Katy Too (track 3)
Wide Open Road (track 6)
Don’t Make Me Go (1957-04-04) (track 9)