Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Achy Breaky Heart Billy Ray Cyrus 2.5 3:25
2 Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough Patty Smyth duet with Don Henley 4 4:27
3 I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton 4 2:55
4 Crying Roy Orbison 4.65 2:47
5 Galveston Glen Campbell 2:41
6 Everybody’s Talkin’ Nilsson 4 2:43
7 If Not You Dr Hook 3:10
8 Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett 3:20
9 Misty Ray Stevens 2:49
10 Copperhead Road Steve Earle 4:21
11 I Love a Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt 2:55
12 Walking in Memphis Marc Cohn 4.35 4:14
13 Take Me Home Country Roads Olivia Newton‐John 3:18
14 Why Have You Left the One You Left Me For Crystal Gayle 2:57
15 Chuck E’s in Love Rickie Lee Jones 4.65 3:29
16 Ventura Highway America 3.9 3:27
17 One Piece at a Time Johnny Cash 4 4:03
18 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 3:01
19 Coward of the County Kenny Rogers 4:19
20 Words Rita Coolidge 3:24
21 Right Time of the Night Jennifer Warnes 2:48
22 England Swings Roger Miller 1:55
23 It’s Only Make Believe Conway Twitty 4 2:15
24 Spiders & Snakes Jim Stafford 2:58

Credits

CD 1

written in:
fiddle:
Johnny Gimble (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Mack Magaha (Bluegrass Fiddler) (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Hammond organ:
Chris Palmaro (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Hal Blaine (track 16)
Dennis McDermott (track 12)
Ralph Gallant (1973-06-13) (track 3)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Hal Blaine (track 16)
organ:
John Leventhal (track 12)
guitar:
John Leventhal (track 12)
Jimmy Colvard (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Dave Kirby (American session guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Gerry Beckley (track 16)
Dan Peek (track 16)
Dolly Parton (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Dewey Bunnell (track 16)
Marc Cohn (track 12)
bass:
John Leventhal (track 12)
Joe Osborne (track 16)
Bobby Dyson (1973-06-13) (track 3)
banjo:
Bobby Thompson (guitar & banjo player) (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Buck Trent (1973-06-13) (track 3)
percussion:
Hal Blaine (track 16)
steel guitar:
Stu Basore (1973-06-13) (track 3)
keyboard:
Eric Rehl (track 12)
Gerry Beckley (track 16)
Dan Peek (track 16)
piano:
Hargus "Pig" Robbins (1973-06-13) (track 3)
guitar family and piano:
America (US folk/soft rock band) (track 16)
additional engineer:
Tom Knox (track 15)
Roger Nichols (US mastering, recording engineer and producer) (track 15)
arranger:
John Farrar (track 13)
assistant engineer:
Chuck Leary (track 16)
background vocals:
Vivian Cherry (track 12)
Dennis Collins (backing vocalist) (track 12)
Ada Dyer (track 12)
Darryl Tookes (track 12)
Joe Babcock (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Dolores Edgin (1973-06-13) (track 3)
June Page (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Hurshel Wiginton (1973-06-13) (track 3)
composer:
Jimmy Buffett (track 8)
Dewey Bunnell (track 16)
Marc Cohn (track 12)
Jimmy Dean (track 18)
Steve Earle (US folk/rock singer/songwriter) (track 10)
Rickie Lee Jones (track 15)
Wayne Kemp (track 17)
Dennis Locorriere (track 7)
Peter McCann (track 21)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 22)
Fred Neil (track 6)
Dolly Parton (track 3)
Donald L. Tress (track 1)
Mark True (track 14)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 5)
Erroll Garner (track 9)
Joe Melson (track 4)
Roy Orbison (track 4)
engineer:
Ben Wisch (track 12)
Chuck Bragg (track 17)
Loyd Clifft (track 15)
Danny Jones (engineer) (track 17)
Tom Pick (track 3)
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 16)
Roger Tucker (engineer) (track 17)
Charlie Bragg (track 17)
Lee Herschberg (track 15)
guest background vocals:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Kenny Rogers (US country singer, songwriter, actor, record producer & entrepreneur) (track 19)
lyricist:
Jimmy Buffett (track 8)
Dewey Bunnell (track 16)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 9)
Marc Cohn (track 12)
Jimmy Dean (track 18)
Steve Earle (US folk/rock singer/songwriter) (track 10)
Rickie Lee Jones (track 15)
Wayne Kemp (track 17)
Dennis Locorriere (track 7)
Peter McCann (track 21)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 22)
Fred Neil (track 6)
Dolly Parton (track 3)
Donald L. Tress (track 1)
Mark True (track 14)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 5)
Joe Melson (1961) (track 4)
Roy Orbison (1961) (track 4)
mixer:
Ben Wisch (track 12)
Lee Herschberg (track 15)
performer:
Don Henley (track 2)
producer:
Ben Wisch (track 12)
America (US folk/soft rock band) (track 16)
Charlie Bragg (track 17)
Jim Cotton (track 1)
Don Davis (guitarist, producer & arranger) (track 17)
John Farrar (track 13)
Bob Ferguson (track 3)
Joe Scaife (track 1)
Russ Titelman (track 15)
Lenny Waronker (track 15)
Fred Foster (1961-06-27) (track 4)
George Martin (track 16)
Marc Cohn (track 12)
recording engineer:
Ben Wisch (track 12)
remixer:
George Martin (track 16)
vocals:
Gerry Beckley (track 16)
Dan Peek (track 16)
Dolly Parton (1973-06-13) (track 3)
Dewey Bunnell (track 16)
Marc Cohn (track 12)
Rickie Lee Jones (track 15)
Roy Orbison (track 4)
writer:
David Bellamy (Bellamy Brothers) (track 24)
Roger Bowling (track 19)
Glen Burtnik (track 2)
Bill Danoff (track 13)
John Denver (track 13)
Barry Gibb (track 20)
Maurice Gibb (track 20)
Robin Gibb (track 20)
David Malloy (track 11)
Taffy Nivert (track 13)
Eddie Rabbitt (US country singer & songwriter) (track 11)
Patty Smyth (track 2)
Jim Stafford (track 24)
Even Stevens (singer / songwriter) (track 11)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 19)
Jack Nance (1958) (track 23)
Conway Twitty (1958) (track 23)
phonographic copyright by:
Monument Record Corp. (not for release label use!) (1961) (track 4)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1972) (track 16)
Festival Records International Ltd. (company; do NOT use as release label) (1974) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1974) (track 3)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1976) (track 17)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (track 17)
Liberty Records, Inc. (1979) (track 19)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1979) (track 15)
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1991 –) (track 12)
Warner Music H.K. Ltd. (1997) (track 12)
Capitol Records Nashville (2001) (track 5)
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits) (2011) (track 1)
Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (2011) (track 16)
publisher:
BMG Publishing (track 20)
BMG Ruby Songs (track 13)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 3, 6)
Crompton Songs (track 20)
Easy Money Music (track 15)
Gibb Brothers Music (track 20)
My Pop’s Songs (track 13)
Nemperor (track 20)
Reservoir Media Music (tracks 13, 15)
Roger Bowling Music (track 19)
Third Palm Music (track 6)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 21)
Universal Tunes (track 21)
Velvet Apple Music (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (tracks 9, 16)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 23)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 9)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 15–16)
American Broadcasting Music, Inc. (1976 –) (track 21)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 15)
recorded at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 15)
RCA Studio B (Nashville, TN) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1973-06-13) (track 3)
earliest release:
has remixes:
Everybody’s Talkin’ (studio remix) by Nilsson (track 6)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
New York Post: 100 Greatest Covers (2007) (number: 51) (order: 51) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 69) (order: 69) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Achy Breaky Heart (track 1)
Galveston (1969) (track 5)
is based on:
Misty (original instrumental work) (track 9)
is the basis for:
King of Elland Road (track 13)
later parody versions:
Achey Rakey Heart (track 1)
Achy Breaky Song (track 1)
Country Putata (track 13)
Fakey Shaky Parts (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Als ik ga (track 3)
Elke roos (track 13)
In de zon (track 13)
L'Amore sei tu (track 3)
Llorando (version of Orbison and Melson's "Crying") (track 4)
Mon pays est ici (track 13)
Sen Eki teki vaan (track 1)
Vanha tie (track 13)
later versions:
Big Bad John (German version) (track 18)
recording of:
Big Bad John (1961 song) (track 18)
Copperhead Road (track 10)
Coward of the County (1979 song) (track 19)
England Swings (track 22)
If Not You (track 7)
Margaritaville (track 8)
Misty (track 9)
One Piece at a Time (track 17)
Spiders and Snakes (track 24)
Ventura Highway (track 16)
Walking in Memphis (track 12)
Words (track 20)
It’s Only Make Believe (1958-05-07) (track 23)
Crying (1961-06-26) (track 4)
I Will Always Love You (1973-06-13) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 13)
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (order: 9) (track 3)