Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Ghost) Rides in the Sky Johnny Cash 4.35 3:48
2 Rawhide Frankie Laine 4.5 2:03
3 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 3:02
4 The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band 4.5 3:37
5 I Can Help Billy Swan 5 4:02
6 Della and the Dealer Hoyt Axton 3:25
7 Theme From the Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys) Waylon Jennings 2:08
8 El Paso Marty Robbins 4:40
9 Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver 4.25 3:11
10 Wasted Days, Wasted Nights Freddy Fender 2:49
11 King of the Road Daniel O’Donnell 2:48
12 Crystal Chandelier Charley Pride 2:51
13 Rose Garden Lynn Anderson 4.5 2:50
14 My Baby Loves Me Martina McBride 5 2:37
15 Passionate Kisses Mary Chapin Carpenter 3:20
16 Gone Country Alan Jackson 4.5 4:18
17 80's Ladies K.T. Oslin 4:14
18 Pancho and Lefty Merle Haggard 4:49
19 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry B.J. Thomas 3:12
20 D-I-V-O-R-C-E Tammy Wynette 4 3:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Here You Come Again Dolly Parton ?:??
2 Castles in the Air Don McLean ?:??
3 Welcome to My World Jim Reeves ?:??
4 Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle ?:??
5 Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich ?:??
6 I Love You Because Elvis Presley ?:??
7 Still a Fool for You Moe Bandy ?:??
8 Pick Me Up on Your Way Down Margo White ?:??
9 Gotta Have My Baby Back Floyd Tillman ?:??
10 All Night Long T‐Bone Walker ?:??
11 True Love Don Williams ?:??
12 Don't Tell Me What to Do Pam Tillis ?:??
13 I Ain't Living Long Like This Rodney Crowell ?:??
14 Tennnessee River Alabama ?:??
15 A Better Man Clint Black ?:??
16 Desperados Waiting for a Train Guy Clark ?:??
17 Boot Scootin' Boogie Brooks & Dunn ?:??
18 Don't Cry No More Cate Brothers ?:??
19 Lonely Weekends Ronnie Milsap ?:??
20 Born to Fly Sara Evans ?:??
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show 4 3:52
2 Always on My Mind Willie Nelson 4.75 3:32
3 Please Help Me, I'm Falling Hank Locklin 2:23
4 I'm Already There Lonestar 4:15
5 I Lost It Kenny Chesney 3:56
6 When You Say Nothing at All Keith Whitley 5 3:42
7 We Danced Brad Paisley 5 3:48
8 Gentle on My Mind John Hartford 3:04
9 He Stopped Loving Her Today George Jones 3:17
10 Tender Years Tommy McLain 2:13
11 Just Out of Reach (Of My Empty Arms) Mickey Gilley 2:47
12 Cheatin' Traces Ray Frushay 2:33
13 High Sherriff Roy Head 4:30
14 Wolverton Mountain Sir Douglas Quintet 4:01
15 Down South in New Orleans Doug Kershaw 2:07
16 Lowell Fulson Blood, Sweat & Tears 2:36
17 The Time Has Come Dr. John 3:43
18 Wild Side of Life Jimmy Heap 2:33
19 The Last Thing on My Mind Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton 4 2:35
20 The End of the World Skeeter Davis 2:38

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 5)
acoustic guitar [6-string guitar]:
John Denver (track 9)
mandocello:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
fiddle:
Ricky Skaggs (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
electric bass guitar:
Marshall Grant (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Andy Newmark (track 15)
W.S. Holland (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
trumpet:
Jack Hale (trombone) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Bob Lewin (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
membranophone:
Hayward Bishop (track 5)
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (track 9)
pedal steel guitar:
Eric Weissberg (track 9)
guitar:
Michael Taylor (Guitarist & former member of the John Denver Band) (track 9)
Jack Clement (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jerry Hensley (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jack Routh (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Bill Danoff (track 9)
bass:
Bob Glaub (track 15)
Mike Leech (track 5)
banjo:
Eric Weissberg (track 9)
banjo [banjo-lute]:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
double bass:
Dick Kniss (track 9)
electric guitar:
Chip Young (track 5)
John Jorgenson (track 15)
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (track 5)
Bob Wootton (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
percussion:
Mark Morris (drummer & percussionist) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
hammered dulcimer:
Alisa Jones (US hammered dulcimer player) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
piano:
Frank Owens (American pianist) (track 9)
Matt Rollings (American composer, musician and record producer) (track 15)
Earl Poole Ball (US country pianist) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
French horn:
Jack Hale (trombone) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Bob Lewin (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
additional recording engineer:
Marshall Morgan (Record producer) (track 15)
Steve Lowery (Engineer, based in Nashville, TN) (track 16)
assistant engineer:
Toby Seay (track 15)
assistant producer:
Jean Kaplow (track 9)
background vocals:
Shawn Colvin (track 15)
Bill Danoff (track 9)
Taffy Nivert (track 9)
composer:
Hoyt Axton (track 6)
Tom Crain (track 4)
Charlie Daniels (track 4)
Jimmy Dean (tracks 3, 3)
Fred Edwards (track 4)
Ted Harris (Country music songwriter) (track 12)
Charlie Hayward (Member of The Charlie Daniels Band) (track 4)
James W. Marshall (track 4)
Bob McDill (track 16)
Gretchen Peters (track 14)
Marty Robbins (track 8)
Joe South (track 13)
Billy Swan (track 5)
Townes Van Zandt (track 18)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 19)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 1)
Bobby Braddock (track 20)
Waylon Jennings (track 7)
Dimitri Tiomkin (track 2)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964) (track 11)
engineer:
Paula Montondo (Mixing & recording engineer) (track 16)
Chip Young (track 5)
instruments:
Paul Richmond (engineer) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Alan Jackson (US country singer/songwriter) (track 16)
John Denver (track 9)
lyricist:
Hoyt Axton (track 6)
Tom Crain (track 4)
Charlie Daniels (track 4)
Jimmy Dean (tracks 3, 3)
Fred Edwards (track 4)
Ted Harris (Country music songwriter) (track 12)
Charlie Hayward (Member of The Charlie Daniels Band) (track 4)
James W. Marshall (track 4)
Bob McDill (track 16)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 11)
Gretchen Peters (track 14)
Marty Robbins (track 8)
Joe South (track 13)
Billy Swan (track 5)
Townes Van Zandt (track 18)
Ned Washington (track 2)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 19)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 1)
mixer:
Bob Dawson (engineer and producer) (track 15)
John Kelton (track 16)
producer:
Brian Ahern (track 1)
John Boylan (track 4)
John Jennings (supporting guitarist for Mary Chapin Carpenter) (track 15)
Milt Okun (track 9)
Keith Stegall (American country singer / songwriter and record producer) (track 16)
Chip Young (track 5)
Billy Swan (track 5)
recording engineer:
Bob Dawson (engineer and producer) (track 15)
Ray Hall (engineer) (track 9)
John Kelton (track 16)
vocals:
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jan Howard (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
John Denver (track 9)
writer:
Bill Danoff (track 9)
John Denver (track 9)
Wayne Duncan (drums) (track 10)
Freddy Fender (track 10)
Taffy Nivert (track 9)
Lucinda Williams (tracks 15, 15)
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) (1979) (track 1)
publisher:
BMG Ruby Songs (track 9)
Hiriam Music (track 19)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 2)
My Pop’s Songs (track 9)
Revega Music (track 1)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 13, 19)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 8)
additionally recorded at:
The Doghouse (Nashville) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (track 15)
mixed at:
Bias Studios (Springfield location, 1980 to present) in Springfield, Virginia, United States (track 15)
recorded at:
Bias Studios (Springfield location, 1980 to present) in Springfield, Virginia, United States (track 15)
Bradley Recording Studios (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1961-08-18) (track 3)
has remixes:
karaoke versions:
Gone Country by Alan Jackson (track 16)
Gone Country by Alan Jackson (track 16)
cover recording of:
King of the Road (track 11)
Pancho and Lefty (track 18)
Passionate Kisses (track 15)
Rose Garden (1970) (track 13)
Rawhide (1971) (track 2)
(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
is the basis for:
SAM Song (track 1)
Vü föd ned (track 19)
later parody versions:
Country Putata (track 9)
Queen of the House (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
King of the Road (Wise Guys parody version) (track 11)
Schiff ei (track 2)
later translated versions:
Aaveratsastajat (track 1)
Elke roos (track 9)
In de zon (track 9)
Jardín de rosas (track 13)
King of the Road (track 11)
King onderweg (track 11)
Mon pays est ici (track 9)
On est les rois (track 11)
Vanha tie (track 9)
Verkko heiluu (track 1)
later versions:
Alltid på väg (track 11)
Big Bad John (German version) (tracks 3, 3)
En dans på rosor (track 13)
recording of:
Crystal Chandeliers (1965 song) (track 12)
El Paso (track 8)
Gone Country (track 16)
I Can Help (track 5)
Passionate Kisses (track 15)
Big Bad John (1961 song) (1961) (track 3)
Big Bad John (1961 song) (1961-08-18) (track 3)
D-I-V-O-R-C-E (1968 song) (1968) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 9)

CD 2

composer:
Guy Clark (track 16)
Rodney Crowell (track 13)
Ronnie Dunn (American country music singer-songwriter and record producer) (track 17)
Johnny Hathcock (track 3)
Richard Leigh (American country music songwriter and singer) (track 4)
Don McLean (track 2)
Kenny O’Dell (track 5)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 6)
Floyd Tillman (track 9)
Ray Winkler (track 3)
Barry Mann (track 1)
lyricist:
Guy Clark (track 16)
Rodney Crowell (track 13)
Ronnie Dunn (American country music singer-songwriter and record producer) (track 17)
Johnny Hathcock (track 3)
Richard Leigh (American country music songwriter and singer) (track 4)
Don McLean (track 2)
Kenny O’Dell (track 5)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 6)
Floyd Tillman (track 9)
Cynthia Weil (track 1)
Ray Winkler (track 3)
writer:
Clint Black (track 15)
Sara Evans (track 20)
Marcus Hummon (track 20)
Darrell Scott (Country musician) (track 20)
publisher:
Dyad Music Ltd. (track 1)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 4)
Neillrae Music (track 3)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 3)
Summerhill Songs (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Good News Bookie (track 17)
later translated versions:
Elke keer (track 1)
Här är jag igen (Swedish version) (track 1)
I låven på Ås (track 6)
recording of:
A Better Man (track 15)
Born to Fly (track 20)
Castles in the Air (track 2)
I Love You Because (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

composer:
Hal Blair (track 3)
Bobby Braddock (track 9)
John Hartford (track 8)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 19)
Don Robertson (“Happy Whistler” songwriter) (track 3)
Shel Silverstein (track 1)
Arthur Kent (track 20)
lyricist:
Hal Blair (track 3)
Bobby Braddock (track 9)
Sylvia Dee (track 20)
John Hartford (track 8)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 19)
Don Robertson (“Happy Whistler” songwriter) (track 3)
Shel Silverstein (track 1)
producer:
Ron Haffkine (track 1)
Felton Jarvis (track 8)
Chips Moman (track 2)
vocals:
Willie Nelson (track 2)
Dolly Parton (track 19)
Porter Wagoner (track 19)
writer:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 2)
Chris DuBois (US country songwriter and music publisher) (track 7)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of “Suspicious Minds”) (track 2)
Paul Overstreet (track 6)
Brad Paisley (track 7)
Don Schlitz (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1972) (track 1)
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 2)
publisher:
Bike Music (track 2)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 2)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 2)
Ensign Music Corp. (track 8)
Harmony Music Ltd. (track 19)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 3)
Lovolar Music (track 2)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 20)
Rose Bridge Music (track 2)
Screen Gems (track 2)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 2)
Sebanine Music (track 2)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 270) (order: 268) (track 9)
arrangements:
The End of the World (recomposed by Joe Hasaishi) (track 20)
cover recording of:
The Last Thing on My Mind (1967) (track 19)
Always on My Mind (1982) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Fait pour durer (track 20)
Sylvian äiti (track 1)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 2)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 2)
Zonder verhaal (track 2)
冬戀 (track 20)
后会无期 (track 20)
常在我心間 (track 2)
later versions:
Je bleef bij me (track 2)
recording of:
Gentle on My Mind (track 8)
Sylvia’s Mother (track 1)
We Danced (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
12/8 Medley (That’ll be the Day musical) (order: 1) (track 20)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (order: 2) (track 20)

Release

ASIN:UK: B0036V0VZY [info]