Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich 5 2:58
2 Rose Garden Lynn Anderson 4.5 2:49
3 Take This Job and Shove It Johnny Paycheck 2:37
4 Delta Dawn Tanya Tucker 2:54
5 Always on My Mind Willie Nelson 4.75 3:33
6 Talking in Your Sleep Crystal Gayle 2 2:56
7 He Stopped Loving Her Today George Jones 3:19
8 Stand by Your Man Tammy Wynette 4 2:42
9 Folsom Prison Blue (live) Johnny Cash 5 2:44
10 The Sweetest Thing Juice Newton 4:07
11 Stand by Me Mickey Gilley 3:38
12 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain Willie Nelson 2:21
13 Easy Loving Freddie Hart 2:28
14 Seven Year Ache Rosanne Cash 3:15
15 The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band 4.5 3:37
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer) Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Band 2:56
2 Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me Mac Davis 3:06
3 For the Good Times Ray Price 3:50
4 The Grand Tour George Jones 3:09
5 D-I-V-O-R-C-E Tammy Wynette 4 2:59
6 Harper Valley P.T.A. Jeannie C. Riley 3:15
7 On the Road Again Willie Nelson 2:30
8 Room Full of Roses Mickey Gilley 2:50
9 The Most Beautiful Girl Charlie Rich 4.35 2:42
10 Sunday Morning Coming Down Johnny Cash 2.65 4:08
11 Teddy Bear Song Barbara Fairchild 3:02
12 Why Me Kris Kristofferson 3:28
13 My Woman: My Woman: My Wife Marty Robbins 3:34
14 I Can Help Billy Swan 5 2:57
15 A Boy Named Sue Johnny Cash 4 3:47

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Bobby Thompson (guitar & banjo player) (track 11)
drums (drum set):
W.S. Holland (1968-01-13) (track 9)
guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-01-13) (track 9)
bass:
Joe Osborn (track 11)
Marshall Grant (1968-01-13) (track 9)
electric piano:
Tony Migliore (track 11)
electric guitar:
James Burton (guitarist) (track 11)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1968-01-13) (track 9)
Luther Perkins (1968-01-13) (track 9)
percussion:
Jerry Carrigan (US drummer) (track 11)
steel guitar:
Sonny Garrish (track 11)
piano [acoustic piano]:
Jim Ed Norman (track 11)
additional producer:
Bob Irwin (track 9)
background vocals:
Dottie Dee (track 11)
Rick Gibson (track 11)
Duane West (track 11)
composer:
Bobby Braddock (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 9)
Rosanne Cash (track 14)
David Allan Coe (track 3)
Tom Crain (track 15)
Charlie Daniels (track 15)
Fred Edwards (track 15)
Charlie Hayward (Member of The Charlie Daniels Band) (track 15)
James W. Marshall (track 15)
Kenny O’Dell (track 1)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 12)
Joe South (track 2)
Otha Young (track 10)
engineer:
Lou Bradley (American producer, engineer, also songwriter) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Mickey Gilley (track 11)
Charlie Rich (track 1)
Tammy Wynette (track 8)
lyricist:
Bobby Braddock (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 9)
Rosanne Cash (track 14)
David Allan Coe (track 3)
Tom Crain (track 15)
Charlie Daniels (track 15)
Fred Edwards (track 15)
Charlie Hayward (Member of The Charlie Daniels Band) (track 15)
James W. Marshall (track 15)
Kenny O’Dell (track 1)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 12)
Joe South (track 2)
Otha Young (track 10)
mixer:
Eric Prestidge (track 11)
producer:
John Boylan (track 15)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 9)
Chips Moman (track 5)
Jim Ed Norman (track 11)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 8)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 11)
recording engineer:
Jack Gilmer (track 11)
vocals:
Willie Nelson (track 5)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-01-13) (track 9)
writer:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 5)
Roger Cook (track 6)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of “Suspicious Minds”) (track 5)
Ben E. King (track 11)
Jerry Leiber (track 11)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 8)
Mike Stoller (track 11)
Bobby Wood (American pianist, keyboard player and songwriter) (track 6)
Tammy Wynette (track 8)
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) (1968) (track 9)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 5)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 9)
Bike Music (track 5)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 5)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 5)
Hornall Brothers Music (limited company) (track 11)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 11)
Lovolar Music (track 5)
Roger Cook Music (track 6)
Rose Bridge Music (track 5)
Screen Gems (track 5)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 5)
Sebanine Music (track 5)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 2, 11)
Trio Music (track 11)
Unichappell Music (track 11)
recorded at:
Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California, United States (1968-01-13) (track 9)
edits:
Behind Closed Doors (Columbia, edited) by Charlie Rich (track 1)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 164) (order: 163) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 270) (order: 268) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 11)
Rose Garden (1970) (track 2)
Always on My Mind (1982) (track 5)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Mia (track 11)
The Cats of Cash (track 9)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 11)
Blijf bij je man (track 8)
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 9)
Is er een kans (track 8)
Jardín de rosas (track 2)
Pregherò (track 11)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 11)
Stand by Me (track 11)
Wer Liebe sucht (track 8)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 5)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 5)
Zonder verhaal (track 5)
Đến bên em (track 11)
常在我心間 (track 5)
緊靠一起 (track 11)
later versions:
Du tillhör mig (track 8)
En dans på rosor (track 2)
Je bleef bij me (track 5)
Stand by Me (track 11)
live recording of:
Folsom Prison Blues (1968-01-13) (track 9)
recording of:
Seven Year Ache (track 14)
Stand by Your Man (1968) (track 8)
Talking in Your Sleep (1978) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Ken Buttery (1972-07-08) (track 12)
strings:
Brenton Banks (1972-07-13) (track 12)
George Binkley III (violinist) (1972-07-13) (track 12)
David Darling (cellist) (1972-07-13) (track 12)
Carl Joseph Gorodetzky (1972-07-13) (track 12)
Lillian Hunt (1972-07-13) (track 12)
Sheldon Kurland (1972-07-13) (track 12)
Steven Maxwell Smith (American session violinist. - Steven Maxwell Smith) (1972-07-13) (track 12)
guitar:
James Colvard (1972-07-08) (track 12)
Jerry Stembridge (1972-07-08) (track 12)
Bill Justis (1972-07-13) (track 12)
bass:
Tommy Cogbill (1972-07-08) (track 12)
Farrell Morris (1972-07-13) (track 12)
keyboard:
Michael E. Utley (1972-07-08) (track 12)
Bobby R. Wood (American pianist, keyboard player and songwriter) (1972-07-08) (track 12)
background vocals:
Rita Coolidge (1972-07-08) (track 12)
Larry Gatlin (1972-07-08) (track 12)
composer:
Tom T. Hall (track 6)
Kris Kristofferson (tracks 10, 12)
Willie Nelson (track 7)
Marty Robbins (track 13)
Shel Silverstein (track 15)
Billy Swan (track 14)
Bobby Braddock (track 5)
engineer:
Lou Bradley (American producer, engineer, also songwriter) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Charlie Rich (track 9)
lyricist:
Tom T. Hall (track 6)
Kris Kristofferson (tracks 10, 12)
Willie Nelson (track 7)
Marty Robbins (track 13)
Shel Silverstein (track 15)
Billy Swan (track 14)
producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 10, 15)
vocals:
Charlie Rich (track 9)
Kris Kristofferson (1972-07-08) (track 12)
writer:
Rory Bourke (track 9)
George Richey (track 4)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 9)
Carmol Taylor (track 4)
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) (1970) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1973) (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Er'e hjul igjen (track 7)
later parody versions:
Mattapan Again (track 7)
later translated versions:
A Boy Named Sue (french version) (track 15)
Mijn naam is Mien (track 15)
Zondagmiddag Lilian (track 10)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
recording of:
A Boy Named Sue (track 15)
Harper Valley PTA (track 6)
On the Road Again (track 7)
The Grand Tour (track 4)
D-I-V-O-R-C-E (1968 song) (1968) (track 5)
Why Me (1972) (track 12)
I Can Help (1974) (track 14)
version of:
Hey Mister (track 9)

Release Group

part of:Superstars of Country (Time Life) (order: 2)