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 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

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)
Frankie Brown (track 12)
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)
Frankie Brown (track 12)
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 (track 9)
producer:
Jack Clement (tracks 4, 9)
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 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)
Peer International (track 12)
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)
Born to Lose (track 12)
Country Boy (track 12)
Get Rhythm (track 5)
Hey, Porter (track 10)
Next in Line (track 6)
Ring of Fire (track 16)
Train of Love (track 15)
Ballad of a Teenage Queen (1957-11-12) (track 1)
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: