Tracklist

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CD 1: Waltz Across Texas (disc 1)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hey, Good Lookin’ Hank Williams 2:57
2 White Lightning George Jones 2 2:48
3 You Ain’t Woman Enough Loretta Lynn 4 2:14
4 Walk on By Leroy Van Dyke 5 2:24
5 Waltz Across Texas Ernest Tubb and his Texas Troubadours 2:41
6 Next in Line Conway Twitty 2:51
7 King of the Road Roger Miller 4.65 2:26
8 Crazy Patsy Cline 5 2:46
9 Love’s Gonna Live Here Buck Owens 2:00
10 Bye Bye Love The Everly Brothers 5 2:24
11 In the Jailhouse Now Webb Pierce 5 2:06
12 It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels Kitty Wells 2:32
13 Blue Moon of Kentucky Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys 2:09
14 A Week in a Country Jail Tom T. Hall 3:02
15 Mama Sang a Song Bill Anderson 3:28
16 There Goes My Everything Jack Greene 2:33
CD 2: Waltz Across Texas (disc 2)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lovesick Blues Hank Williams 3.65 2:45
2 Walkin’ After Midnight Patsy Cline 5 2:36
3 There Stands the Glass Webb Pierce 3.5 2:25
4 Makin’ Believe Kitty Wells 2:55
5 Ballad of a Teenage Queen Johnny Cash 2:14
6 The Tennessee Waltz Patti Page 3:05
7 My Special Angel Bobby Helms 3:00
8 Tender Years George Jones 3 2:26
9 Don’t Come Home a-Drinkin’ (with Lovin’ on Your Mind) Loretta Lynn 4 2:10
10 It’s Only Make Believe Conway Twitty 4 2:15
11 Trouble’s Back in Town The Wilburn Brothers 2:13
12 Still Bill Anderson 2:50
13 Three Hearts in a Tangle Roy Drusky 2:44
14 What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me) Jerry Lee Lewis 2:37
15 Dang Me Roger Miller 1:53
16 Rocky Top The Osborne Brothers 2:36
CD 3: Hard to Find Hits (disc 1)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Why Baby Why Red Sovine and Webb Pierce 4 2:32
2 Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy Red Foley 2:47
3 A Little Bitty Tear Burl Ives 2:05
4 Thanks a Lot Ernest Tubb 2:33
5 I Ain’t Never Webb Pierce 4 1:55
6 Lonesome 7-7203 Hawkshaw Hawkins 2:44
7 Six Days on the Road Dave Dudley 2:22
8 I’m a Honky Tonk Girl Loretta Lynn 2:17
9 From a Jack to a King Ned Miller 2:11
10 Laura (What’s He Got That I Ain’t Got) Leon Ashley 2:36
11 Hello Vietnam Johnnie Wright 3:08
12 You’re the Reason Bobby Edwards 2:40
13 Statue of a Fool Jack Greene 5 2:53
14 The Bridge Washed Out Warner Mack 2:19
15 For Loving You Bill Anderson and Jan Howard 2:46
CD 4: Hard to Find Hits (disc 2)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Alabam Cowboy Copas 2:20
2 Fraulein Bobby Helms 2:53
3 Gonna Find Me a Bluebird Marvin Rainwater 2:33
4 Wishful Thinking Wynn Stewart 2:46
5 It Keeps Right on A-Hurtin’ Johnny Tillotson 2:50
6 Talk Back Trembling Lips Ernie Ashworth 2:36
7 Let’s Think About Living Bob Luman 2:04
8 Yes, Mr. Peters Roy Drusky & Priscilla Mitchell 2:36
9 A Fallen Star Jimmy C. Newman 2:17
10 I Found My Girl in the U.S.A. Jimmie Skinner 3:00
11 No Help Wanted The Carlisles 2:27
12 Put It Off Until Tomorrow Bill Phillips 2:35
13 That’s My Pa Sheb Wooley 2:26
14 There’s a Big Wheel Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:19
15 Giddyup Go Red Sovine 3:55
CD 5: Crazy Arms (disc 1)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Singing the Blues Marty Robbins 2:27
2 (When You Feel Like You’re in Love) Don’t Just Stand There Carl Smith 2:26
3 If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time Lefty Frizzell 2:56
4 I Can’t Stop Lovin’ You Don Gibson 2:38
5 Crazy Arms Ray Price 2:35
6 Four Walls Jim Reeves 2:52
7 That’s All Right Elvis Presley 3.4 1:58
8 The Cattle Call Eddy Arnold 2:33
9 I’m Moving On Hank Snow 2:49
10 The Carroll County Accident Porter Wagoner 2:50
11 The Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton 5 2:33
12 A Boy Named Sue Johnny Cash 3:48
13 The Three Bells (Les Trois Cloches) The Browns 2:53
14 Waterloo Stonewall Jackson 2:30
15 My Elusive Dreams David Houston & Tammy Wynette 2:54
16 The End of the World Skeeter Davis 3.5 2:36
CD 6: Crazy Arms (disc 2)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Heartaches by the Number Ray Price 3:01
2 Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins 4 2:17
3 The Last Thing on My Mind Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton 4 2:36
4 Once a Day Connie Smith 2:20
5 Kaw-liga Charley Pride 3:10
6 Jackson Johnny Cash & June Carter 4 2:45
7 I’ve Got a Tiger by the Tail Buck Owens 2:11
8 Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line Waylon Jennings 2:24
9 May the Bird of Happiness Fly Up Your Nose ‘Little’ Jimmy Dickens 2:26
10 The Ballad of Jed Clampett Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:04
11 D-I-V-O-R-C-E Tammy Wynette 4 2:59
12 Pop a Top Jim Ed Brown 2:22
13 Abilene George Hamilton IV 2:13
14 Slow Poke Pee Wee King and his Golden West Cowboys 3:02
15 This Ole House Stuart Hamblen 2:59
16 Last Date Floyd Cramer 2:27
CD 7: Honky-Tonk Man (disc 1)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash 5 2:45
2 Oh Lonesome Me Don Gibson 2:33
3 El Paso Marty Robbins 4:41
4 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 3.8 2:11
5 Pick Me Up on Your Way Down Charlie Walker 2:26
6 Detroit City Bobby Bare 5 2:48
7 He’ll Have to Go Jim Reeves 5 2:21
8 Make the World Go Away Eddy Arnold 5 2:41
9 Don’t Let Me Cross Over Carl and Pearl Butler 2:57
10 Wolverton Mountain Claude King 3:00
11 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 3:01
12 Stand by Your Man Tammy Wynette 4 2:42
13 Charlie’s Shoes Billy Walker 2:17
14 Flowers on the Wall The Statler Brothers 4 2:21
15 Skip a Rope Henson Cargill 2:37
16 Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger Charley Pride 2:24
CD 8: Honky-Tonk Man (disc 2)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wake Up Little Susie The Everly Brothers 5 2:00
2 Whole Lot of Shakin’ Going On Jerry Lee Lewis 4.65 2:55
3 (Oh Baby Mine) I Get So Lonely Johnnie and Jack 1:58
4 City Lights Ray Price 3:01
5 Honky Tonk Man Johnny Horton 2:14
6 Saginaw, Michigan Lefty Frizzell 3:04
7 Please Help Me I’m Falling Hank Locklin 2:25
8 Daddy Sang Bass Johnny Cash 3 2:22
9 Walk Through This World With Me George Jones 2:18
10 Almost Persuaded David Houston 2:57
11 I’ve Been Everywhere Hank Snow 2:35
12 Green, Green Grass of Home Porter Wagoner 2:25
13 My Heart Skips a Beat Buck Owens 2:26
14 Don’t Touch Me Jeannie Seely 3:16
15 Hey Joe Carl Smith 2:30
16 I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know The Davis Sisters 2:59
CD 9: The Wild Side of Life
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Walk the Line Johnny Cash 4.35 2:45
2 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 5 2:38
3 The Wild Side of Life Hank Thompson 2:44
4 You Win Again Jerry Lee Lewis 2:57
5 Young Love Sonny James 2:32
6 Okie From Muskogee Merle Haggard and the Strangers 5 2:45
7 The Race Is On George Jones 2:08
8 Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell 3.75 3:05
9 It’s Such a Pretty World Today Wynn Stewart 2:33
10 Wings of a Dove Ferlin Husky 4 2:19
11 Hello Walls Faron Young 4 2:24
12 We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds George Jones and Melba Montgomery 2:42
13 I Don’t Believe You’ve Met My Baby The Louvin Brothers 2:08
14 Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes Skeets McDonald 2:46
15 Slipping Around Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely 3 2:14
16 Indian Love Call Slim Whitman 3:08
CD 10: Hillbilly Heaven
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mama Tried Merle Haggard and the Strangers 2:11
2 She Thinks I Still Care George Jones 2:35
3 I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven Tex Ritter 4 3:10
4 Funny How Time Slips Away Willie Nelson 4 3:03
5 Galveston Glen Campbell 2:42
6 My Baby’s Gone The Louvin Brothers 2:45
7 A Dear John Letter Jean Shepard and Ferlin Husky 2:32
8 Shotgun Boogie Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:37
9 Squaws Along the Yukon Hank Thompson and his Brazos Valley Boys 2:30
10 Alone With You Faron Young 2:00
11 You Better Not Do That Tommy Collins 2:30
12 Gone Ferlin Husky 2:24
13 Girl on the Billboard Del Reeves 2:43
14 Old Rivers Walter Brennan with the Johnny Mann Singers 2:48
15 Right or Wrong Wanda Jackson 4 2:40
16 You’re the Only World I Know Sonny James 2:13

Credits

CD 1: Waltz Across Texas (disc 1)

acoustic guitar:
Ray Edenton (1965-11-11) (track 3)
fiddle:
Charlie Cline (1954-09-04) (track 13)
Merle "Red" Taylor (country/bluegrass fiddler, songwriter, and singer) (1954-09-04) (track 13)
Gordon Terry (Bluegrass/Country artist, guitarist and fiddle player.) (1954-09-04) (track 13)
electric bass guitar [6-string electric bass guitar]:
Harold Ray Bradley (1965-11-11) (track 3)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Murrey Harman, Jr. (1965-11-11) (track 3)
mandolin:
Bill Monroe (1954-09-04) (track 13)
guitar:
Edd Mayfield (1954-09-04) (track 13)
double bass:
Ernie Newton (contrabassist) (1954-09-04) (track 13)
double bass [bass]:
Joe Zinkan (1965-11-11) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Thomas Grady Martin (country/rockabilly guitarist) (1965-11-11) (track 3)
steel guitar:
Harald Rugg (1965-11-11) (track 3)
piano:
David Briggs (US producer and musician) (1965-11-11) (track 3)
composer:
J. P. Richardson (track 2)
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 16)
Loretta Lynn (track 3)
Willie Nelson (track 8)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 11)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 1)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 13)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Bill Monroe (1954-09-04) (track 13)
lyricist:
J. P. Richardson (track 2)
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 16)
Loretta Lynn (track 3)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 7)
Willie Nelson (track 8)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 11)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 1)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 13)
producer:
Owen Bradley (track 3)
vocals:
Patsy Cline (track 8)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964-11) (track 7)
The Jordanaires (1965-11-11) (track 3)
Loretta Lynn (1965-11-11) (track 3)
writer:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 10)
Felice Bryant (track 10)
Tom T. Hall (track 14)
Wayne Kemp (track 6)
Curtis Wayne (50/60th artist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Smash (1965) (track 7)
publisher:
APRS (track 13)
Acuff Rose Music (track 16)
Acuff Rose Music Ltd. (tracks 8, 16)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 16)
House of Bryant Publications (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 10)
Husky Music (track 16)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (tracks 1, 8, 10)
Southern Music Publishing (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 13)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 13)
recorded at:
Bradley Studios (Hillsboro Village location, circa 1952-1954) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1954-09-04) (track 13)
Columbia Studios (Nashville) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1965-11-11) (track 3)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 25) (order: 25) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Waltz Across Texas (track 5)
White Lightning (track 2)
In the Jailhouse Now (1954) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Han är min sång och min glädje (Christian song with lyrics in Swedish) (track 16)
later parody versions:
Queen of the House (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
King of the Road (Wise Guys parody version) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Bye Bye Love (track 10)
King of the Road (track 7)
King onderweg (track 7)
On est les rois (track 7)
later versions:
Alltid på väg (track 7)
recording of:
Bye Bye Love (track 10)
Crazy (Willie Nelson song) (track 8)
There Goes My Everything (1965 song) (track 16)
Blue Moon of Kentucky (1954-09-04) (track 13)
King of the Road (1964-11) (track 7)
You Ain’t Woman Enough (1965-11-11) (track 3)
Next in Line (1968) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Blackbird (track 13)

CD 2: Waltz Across Texas (disc 2)

recorded in:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1948-12-22) (track 1)
fiddle:
Tommy Jackson (Bluegrass fiddler) (1948-12-22) (track 1)
electric bass guitar [6-string electric bass guitar]:
Harold Bradley (1966-10-05) (track 9)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Murrey Harman, Jr. (1966-10-05) (track 9)
mandolin:
Clyde Baum (1948-12-22) (track 1)
guitar:
Johnny Russell (US country singer, songwriter and comedian) (1966-10-05) (track 9)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (1948-12-22) (track 1)
guitar [lead guitar]:
James Grishaw (1948-12-22) (track 1)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Louis Innis (1948-12-22) (track 1)
bass:
Willie Thawl (US bassist) (1948-12-22) (track 1)
double bass [bass]:
Roy Huskey, Jr. (father of Roy Huskey, Jr.) (1966-10-05) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Thomas Grady Martin (country/rockabilly guitarist) (1966-10-05) (track 9)
steel guitar:
Jerry Byrd (Nashville A-Team) (1948-12-22) (track 1)
Harald Rugg (1966-10-05) (track 9)
piano:
Floyd Cramer (1966-10-05) (track 9)
composer:
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 12)
Jack Clement (track 5)
Dick Flood (track 11)
Don Hecht (track 2)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 15)
Jimmy Work (Country music singer and songwriter) (track 4)
Alan Block (track 2)
Darrell Edwards (track 8)
Cliff Friend (track 1)
Russ Hull (track 3)
Irving Mills (track 1)
Pee Wee King (1946) (track 6)
conductor:
Jack Rael (1950-11) (track 6)
lyricist:
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 12)
Jack Clement (track 5)
Dick Flood (track 11)
Audrey Grisham (track 3)
Don Hecht (track 2)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 15)
Mary Jean Shurtz (track 3)
Jimmy Work (Country music singer and songwriter) (track 4)
Redd Stewart (1946) (track 6)
orchestra:
Jack Rael & his Orchestra (1950-11) (track 6)
producer:
Owen Bradley (track 9)
Jack Clement (track 5)
vocals:
Patsy Cline (track 2)
The Jordanaires (track 9)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (1948-12-22) (track 1)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964) (track 15)
Loretta Lynn (1966-10-05) (track 9)
writer:
Loretta Lynn (track 9)
Peggy Sue (Country singer and songwriter) (track 9)
Jack Nance (1958) (track 10)
Conway Twitty (1958) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
publisher:
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 6)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) (track 1)
Glad Music Co. (track 8)
Glad Music Ltd. (track 8)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 1)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 10)
recorded at:
Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, United States (1966-10-05) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Lovesick Blues (1948-12-22) (track 1)
Tennessee Waltz (1950-10-14) (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Pends-moi (track 15)
Spiegelbeeld (track 8)
Tennessee Waltz (german version) (track 6)
Tennessee Walzer (track 6)
later versions:
Tennessee Waltz (Leonard Cohen) (track 6)
recording of:
Making Believe (track 4)
Tender Years (track 8)
There Stands the Glass (1953) (track 3)
Ballad of a Teenage Queen (1957-11-12) (track 5)
It’s Only Make Believe (1958-05-07) (track 10)
Still (1963) (track 12)
Dang Me (1964) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Hard to Find Hits (disc 1)

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1960-02) (track 8)
fiddle:
Harold Hensley (1960-02) (track 8)
guitar:
Roy Lanham (1960-02) (track 8)
double bass [bass]:
Al Williams (US country bassist) (1960-02) (track 8)
steel guitar:
Speedy West (1960-02) (track 8)
composer:
Hank Cochran (Nashville singer and songwriter) (track 3)
Jan Crutchfield (track 13)
Tom T. Hall (track 11)
Ned Miller (track 9)
Justin Tubb (track 6)
lyricist:
Hank Cochran (Nashville singer and songwriter) (track 3)
Jan Crutchfield (track 13)
Tom T. Hall (track 11)
Ned Miller (track 9)
Justin Tubb (track 6)
performer:
Red Sovine (track 1)
vocals:
Loretta Lynn (1960-02) (track 8)
writer:
Bobby Edwards (American country music singer) (track 12)
Terry Fell (track 12)
Fred Henley (track 12)
Mildred Imes (track 12)
George Jones (US country music vocalist) (track 1)
Webb Pierce (track 5)
Jack Stapp (track 2)
Harry Stone (track 2)
Mel Tillis (track 5)
publisher:
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
later versions:
recording of:
Hello Vietnam (track 11)
I Ain’t Never (track 5)
Lonesome 7-7203 (track 6)
Statue of a Fool (track 13)
Why Baby Why (track 1)
You're the Reason (track 12)

CD 4: Hard to Find Hits (disc 2)

composer:
John D. Loudermilk (track 6)
Marvin Rainwater (track 3)
Johnny Tillotson (track 5)
Lawton Williams (track 2)
lyricist:
John D. Loudermilk (track 6)
Marvin Rainwater (track 3)
Johnny Tillotson (track 5)
Lawton Williams (track 2)
writer:
Bill Owens (track 12)
Dolly Parton (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Cadence (NYC-based label founded by Archie Bleyer) (1962) (track 5)
publisher:
Ridge Music Corp. (track 5)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Fraulein (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 2)
recording of:
Fraulein (1957) (track 2)

CD 5: Crazy Arms (disc 1)

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1950-03-28) (track 9)
fiddle:
Tommy Vaden (US country fiddler) (1950-03-28) (track 9)
guitar:
Hank Snow (1950-03-28) (track 9)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Jack Shook (1950-03-28) (track 9)
double bass:
Ernie Newton (contrabassist) (1950-03-28) (track 9)
double bass [bass]:
Ernie Newton (contrabassist) (1950-03-28) (track 9)
steel guitar:
Joe Talbot (Steel guitar player and music industry executive) (1950-03-28) (track 9)
composer:
Jimmy Driftwood (tracks 11, 11)
Don Gibson (track 4)
Shel Silverstein (track 12)
Hank Snow (track 9)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 13)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 1)
George Campbell (track 6)
Arthur Kent (track 16)
Marvin Moore (songwriter, best known for "Four Walls" and "The Green Door") (track 6)
engineer:
Bill Porter (engineer) (track 16)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1954-07-05 – 1954-07-06) (track 7)
lyricist:
Sylvia Dee (track 16)
Jimmy Driftwood (tracks 11, 11)
Don Gibson (track 4)
Shel Silverstein (track 12)
Hank Snow (track 9)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 13)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 1)
performer:
Hugo Winterhalter (track 8)
producer:
Chet Atkins (track 16)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 7)
translator:
Bert Reisfeld (1948) (track 13)
vocals:
Skeeter Davis (track 16)
Hank Snow (1950-03-28) (track 9)
writer:
John D. Loudermilk (track 14)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 15)
Marijohn Wilkin (track 14)
Ralph Mooney (1954) (track 5)
Chuck Seals (1954) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1954) (track 7)
publisher:
Acuff Rose Music (track 4)
Acuff-Rose (track 4)
Crudup Music (track 7)
Hill & Range (track 9)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 16)
Southern Music (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 13)
Unichappell Music (track 7)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 7, 9)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (1956) (track 5)
recorded at:
Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1954-07-05 – 1954-07-06) (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 112) (order: 111) (track 7)
Grammy Award: Song of the Year nominees (number: 1960 winner) (order: 2) (tracks 11, 11)
cover recording of:
My Elusive Dreams (1967 song) (track 15)
That’s All Right (1954-07-05 – 1954-07-06) (track 7)
The Three Bells (1959) (track 13)
is based on:
The 8th of January (tracks 11, 11)
later parody versions:
The Battle of Kookamonga (tracks 11, 11)
later translated parody versions:
Vazelina medley (track 7)
later translated versions:
A Boy Named Sue (french version) (track 12)
C’était plus fort que tout (I Can’t Stop Loving You) (track 4)
Fait pour durer (track 16)
Ist schon gut (track 7)
Jamás te olvidaré (I Can’t Stop Loving You) (track 4)
Jimmy Brown (Spanish version of 'The Three Bells') (track 13)
Mijn naam is Mien (track 12)
Tussen vier muren (track 6)
Waterloo (tracks 11, 11)
冬戀 (track 16)
后会无期 (track 16)
later versions:
En revenant (track 9)
recording of:
A Boy Named Sue (track 12)
Crazy Arms (track 5)
Singing the Blues (track 1)
I’m Moving On (1950-03-28) (track 9)
Four Walls (1957) (track 6)
I Can’t Stop Lovin’ You (1957-12-30) (track 4)
Waterloo (1959) (track 14)
The Battle of New Orleans (1960) (track 11)
The End of the World (1962) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
A Portrait of Ray Charles (brass band) (track 4)
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (track 7)
12/8 Medley (That’ll be the Day musical) (order: 1) (track 16)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (order: 2) (track 16)
The Anniversary Waltz, Part 2 (order: 4) (track 1)
translated version of:
Les Trois Cloches (track 13)

CD 6: Crazy Arms (disc 2)

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1967-01-11) (track 6)
fiddle:
Paul Warren (US fiddler) (1962-09-24) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 2)
Buddy Harman (1962-09-24) (track 10)
dobro:
Josh Graves (1962-09-24) (track 10)
guitar:
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 2)
Lester Flatt (1962-09-24) (track 10)
banjo:
Earl Scruggs (1962-09-24) (track 10)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 2)
Jake Tullock (country stand-up bass) (1962-09-24) (track 10)
composer:
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 4)
Ivy J. Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (track 8)
Stuart Hamblen (track 15)
Paul Henning (TV screenwriter) (track 10)
Harlan Howard (track 1)
Jerry Leiber (track 6)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 3)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 6)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 2)
Bobby Braddock (track 11)
Floyd Cramer (track 16)
instruments:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Lester Flatt (1962-09-24) (track 10)
lyricist:
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 4)
Ivy J. Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (track 8)
Stuart Hamblen (track 15)
Paul Henning (TV screenwriter) (track 10)
Harlan Howard (track 1)
Jerry Leiber (track 6)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 3)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 6)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 2)
performer:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 6)
producer:
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (tracks 6, 10)
Don Law (tracks 6, 10)
vocals:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 6)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 6)
Dolly Parton (track 3)
Redd Stewart (track 14)
Porter Wagoner (track 3)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 2)
writer:
Lester Brown (track 13)
Bob Gibson (folk singer) (track 13)
John D. Loudermilk (track 13)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1967) (track 6)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corp. (track 2)
Harmony Music Ltd. (track 3)
Hi Lo Music (track 2)
Hill & Range (track 2)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 6)
Unichappell Music (track 2)
Wren Music Co. (track 2)
recorded at:
Columbia Studio B (Nashville) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1962-09-24) (track 10)
has remixes:
Blue Suede Shoes (test acetate) by Carl Perkins (track 2)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 5) (order: 5) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (order: 94) (track 2)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
The Last Thing on My Mind (1967) (track 3)
Jackson (1967-01-11) (track 6)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
G'nagelte Schuach (track 2)
Yr Hen Dŷ (track 15)
later versions:
Jackson (German version) (track 6)
Last Date (Pat Boone version) (track 16)
Min idol (track 15)
My Last Date (track 16)
Slapeloze nachten (track 1)
part of:
Million Dollar Quartet (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (track 2)
recording of:
This Ole House (track 15)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 2)
Last Date (original instrumental version) (1960-07-12) (track 16)
The Ballad of Jed Clampett (1962-09-24) (track 10)
Abilene (1963) (track 13)
Once a Day (1964) (track 4)
D-I-V-O-R-C-E (1968 song) (1968) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Blackboard Jumble (order: 3) (track 15)
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (order: 5) (track 2)
Raggarkungen (order: 5) (track 2)

CD 7: Honky-Tonk Man (disc 1)

drums (drum set):
D.J. Fontana (1956-01-10) (track 4)
W.S. Holland (1968-01-13) (track 1)
guitar:
Chet Atkins (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-01-13) (track 1)
bass:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Marshall Grant (1968-01-13) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1968-01-13) (track 1)
Luther Perkins (1968-01-13) (track 1)
piano:
Floyd Cramer (1956-01-10) (track 4)
additional producer:
Bob Irwin (track 1)
composer:
Roy Baham (track 13)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 1)
Hank Cochran (Nashville singer and songwriter) (track 8)
Lew DeWitt (track 14)
Jimmy Dean (track 11)
Don Gibson (track 2)
Jack Moran (track 15)
Marty Robbins (track 3)
Glenn Douglas Tubb (track 15)
Merle Kilgore (track 10)
Claude King (track 10)
engineer:
Bob Ferris (engineer) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Tammy Wynette (track 12)
lyricist:
Roy Baham (track 13)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 1)
Hank Cochran (Nashville singer and songwriter) (track 8)
Lew DeWitt (track 14)
Jimmy Dean (track 11)
Don Gibson (track 2)
Jack Moran (track 15)
Marty Robbins (track 3)
Glenn Douglas Tubb (track 15)
producer:
Chet Atkins (track 6)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 1)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 12)
vocals:
Jim Reeves (US country & pop singer) (track 7)
Ben Speer (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Lena Brock "Mom" Speer (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Gordon Stoker (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-01-13) (track 1)
writer:
Audrey Allison (track 7)
Joe Allison (track 7)
Mae Boren Axton (track 4)
Jan Crutchfield (track 16)
Tommy Durden (track 4)
Danny Hill (track 6)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (track 4)
Don Robertson (“Happy Whistler” songwriter) (track 16)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 12)
Mel Tillis (track 6)
Tammy Wynette (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Entertainment (1956) (track 4)
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1956) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1968) (track 1)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (2002) (track 4)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 1)
Acuff-Rose (track 2)
Central Songs (track 7)
EMI Mills Music Ltd. (PRS for Music-affiliated) (track 4)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 4, 4, 8)
Unichappell Music (track 4)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 3)
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) (track 4)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (1963) (track 8)
Tree Publishing Co., Inc. (1967) (track 15)
recorded at:
RCA Studios (Nashville) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Bradley Recording Studios (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1961-08-18) (track 11)
Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California, United States (1968-01-13) (track 1)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 1) (order: 1) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 45) (order: 45) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 164) (order: 163) (track 1)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Oh ! Quelle nuit (track 2)
Telefon (track 7)
later parody versions:
Cut-Rate Hotel (track 4)
H.B. Hotel (track 4)
The Cats of Cash (track 1)
later translated versions:
Blijf bij je man (track 12)
Er soi iaz geh' (track 7)
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 1)
Is er een kans (track 12)
Niin yksin oon (track 7)
Oh, doe dat niet! (track 2)
Ptačí nářečí (track 2)
Steh' bei dein Mann (track 12)
Wer Liebe sucht (track 12)
Wo bleib i? (track 2)
Ô pauvre amour (track 2)
later versions:
Big Bad John (German version) (track 11)
Detroit City (German version) (track 6)
Du tillhör mig (track 12)
Ich bin bei dir (track 7)
Skattlösa bergen (track 10)
Solitario (track 2)
live recording of:
Folsom Prison Blues (1968-01-13) (track 1)
recording of:
El Paso (track 3)
He’ll Have to Go (track 7)
Oh Lonesome Me (track 2)
Heartbreak Hotel (1956-01-10) (track 4)
Big Bad John (1961 song) (1961-08-18) (track 11)
Charlie’s Shoes (1962) (track 13)
Wolverton Mountain (1962) (track 10)
Detroit City (1963-04-18) (track 6)
Flowers on the Wall (1965) (track 14)
Skip a Rope (1967) (track 15)
Stand by Your Man (1968) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Raggarkungen (order: 2) (track 4)

CD 8: Honky-Tonk Man (disc 2)

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1968-07-30) (track 8)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-07-30) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
W.S. Holland (1968-07-30) (track 8)
membranophone:
Jimmy Van Eaton (1957-02-05) (track 2)
guitar:
Roland Janes (1957-02-05) (track 2)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1968-07-30) (track 8)
electric guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1968-07-30) (track 8)
Luther Perkins (1968-07-30) (track 8)
piano:
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1957-02-05) (track 2)
background vocals:
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (1968-07-30) (track 8)
Jan Howard (1968-07-30) (track 8)
The Statler Brothers (1968-07-30) (track 8)
composer:
Hal Blair (track 7)
Geoff Mack (track 11)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 8)
Don Robertson (“Happy Whistler” songwriter) (track 7)
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 4)
Boudleaux Bryant (1953) (track 15)
lyricist:
Hal Blair (track 7)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 15)
Geoff Mack (track 11)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 8)
Don Robertson (“Happy Whistler” songwriter) (track 7)
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 4)
producer:
Jack Clement (track 2)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 8)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (1957) (track 2)
vocals:
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1957-02-05) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-07-30) (track 8)
writer:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 1)
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 6)
Felice Bryant (track 1)
Tillman Franks (track 5)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (tracks 2, 2)
Howard Hausey (track 5)
Johnny Horton (track 5)
Don Wayne (US country songwriter) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Cadence (NYC-based label founded by Archie Bleyer) (1957) (track 1)
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1968) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2007) (track 8)
Charly Records (2008 –) (track 2)
publisher:
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 7)
House of Bryant Publications (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
Tree Music (track 12)
Bill Anderson Music (1958) (track 4)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 1) (order: 1) (track 2)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 21) (order: 21) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (order: 309) (track 1)
cover recording of:
City Lights (track 4)
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (1957-02-05) (track 2)
Green, Green Grass of Home (1965) (track 12)
Daddy Sang Bass (1968-07-30) (track 8)
is based on:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Pappa sjunger bas (track 8)
later versions:
recording of:
Hey Joe (1953) (track 15)
Honky Tonk Man (1956 song) (1956) (track 5)
Wake Up Little Susie (1957) (track 1)
Saginaw, Michigan (1965) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (order: 4) (tracks 2, 2)
Swing the Mood (order: 6) (track 1)

CD 9: The Wild Side of Life

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1955-09-20) (track 2)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-10-30) (track 5)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
mandolin:
Ira Louvin (1955-10-29) (track 13)
guitar:
Charlie Louvin (1955-10-29) (track 13)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Eddie Hill (Musician, Songwriter, Country Music DJ) (1955-10-29) (track 13)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 1)
double bass [bass]:
Floyd D. 'Lightnin'' Chance (1955-10-29) (track 13)
electric guitar:
Paul Yandell (1955-10-29) (track 13)
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 1)
piano:
Marvin Hughes (1955-10-29) (track 13)
background vocals:
Gordon Stoker (1956-10-30) (track 5)
composer:
Bob Ferguson (track 10)
Autry Inman (track 13)
Melba Montgomery (country singer) (track 12)
Willie Nelson (track 11)
Merle Travis (track 2)
Slim Willet (track 14)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 4)
Floyd Tillman (1949) (track 15)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
Don Rollins (American songwriter and musician) (track 7)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (1968) (track 8)
conductor:
Jack Fascinato (1955-09-20) (track 2)
lead vocals:
“Tennessee” Ernie Ford (1955-09-20) (track 2)
Sonny James (1956-10-30) (track 5)
lyricist:
Bob Ferguson (track 10)
Autry Inman (track 13)
Melba Montgomery (country singer) (track 12)
Willie Nelson (track 11)
Merle Travis (track 2)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 8)
Slim Willet (track 14)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 4)
Floyd Tillman (1949) (track 15)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
performer:
Melba Montgomery (country singer) (track 12)
producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 1)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 1)
vocals:
Charlie Louvin (1955-10-29) (track 13)
Ira Louvin (1955-10-29) (track 13)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
writer:
Roy Burris (track 6)
Ric Cartey (1950s/'60s Rockabilly aritst) (track 5)
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 6)
Carole Joyner (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1956) (track 1)
Bacci Bros Records (2010) (track 2)
Lucky Vintage (2014) (track 2)
Capitol Records Nashville (2016) (track 8)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 1)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 10)
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) (track 1)
Larrick Music Co. (track 10)
Pappy Daily Music (track 7)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 5)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (tracks 6–7)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1955 (number: 12) (order: 12) (track 2)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 40) (order: 40) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 192) (order: 191) (track 8)
arrangements:
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
You Win Again (track 4)
Sixteen Tons (1955-09-20) (track 2)
Young Love (1956-10-30) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Seize tonnes (track 2)
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 1)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 1)
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 2)
The Cats of Cash (track 1)
later translated versions:
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 1)
Sie hieß Mary Ann (track 2)
Yölinjalla (track 1)
Zestien ton (track 2)
橫直線 (track 10)
靜心等 (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
Hello Walls (track 11)
Slippin' Around (1949) (track 15)
I Don’t Believe You’ve Met My Baby (1955-10-29) (track 13)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 1)
On the Wings of a Dove (1960) (track 10)
The Race Is On (1964) (track 7)
Wichita Lineman (1968) (track 8)
Okie From Muskogee (1969) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Perry Como Medley (track 14)

CD 10: Hillbilly Heaven

drums (drum set):
Buddy Harman (1958-04-01) (track 6)
mandolin:
Ira Louvin (1958-04-01) (track 6)
guitar:
Charlie Louvin (1958-04-01) (track 6)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Paul Yandell (1958-04-01) (track 6)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Smiley Wilson (1958-04-01) (track 6)
double bass [bass]:
Floyd D. 'Lightnin'' Chance (1958-04-01) (track 6)
composer:
Tommy Collins (American country singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 11)
Cliff Crofford (track 14)
Steve Duffy (track 2)
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 1)
Hazel Houser (track 6)
Wanda Jackson (aka the Female Elvis) (track 15)
Willie Nelson (track 4)
Smokey Rogers (track 12)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 5)
Cam Smith (track 9)
lyricist:
Tommy Collins (American country singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 11)
Cliff Crofford (track 14)
Steve Duffy (track 2)
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 1)
Hazel Houser (track 6)
Wanda Jackson (aka the Female Elvis) (track 15)
Willie Nelson (track 4)
Smokey Rogers (track 12)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 5)
performer:
Jean Shepard (American honky tonk singer-songwriter) (track 7)
producer:
Joe Allison (track 4)
vocals:
Charlie Louvin (1958-04-01) (track 6)
Ira Louvin (1958-04-01) (track 6)
writer:
Billy Barton (country music/ rockabilly) (track 7)
Eddie Dean (Country artist) (track 3)
Sonny James (track 16)
Hank Mills (track 13)
Hal Sothern (US guitar player and composer) (track 3)
Lewis Tally (track 7)
Bob Tubert (track 16)
Samuel M. Garrett (1965) (track 13)
Walter Haynes (1965) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records Nashville (2001) (track 5)
publisher:
Glad Music Co. (track 2)
Jack Music, Inc. (track 2)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 4)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (tracks 1, 4)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Galveston (1969) (track 5)
later translated versions:
Dear John (track 7)
recording of:
A Dear John Letter (track 7)
Old Rivers (track 14)
Right or Wrong (1961 song) (track 15)
Gone (1957) (track 12)
My Baby's Gone (1958-04-01) (track 6)
She Thinks I Still Care (1962-01-04) (track 2)
You’re the Only World I Know (1964) (track 16)
Mama Tried (1968) (track 1)
referred to in medleys: