Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Walk the Line 4.35 2:46
2 Folsom Prison Blues 4.2 2:50
3 Cry! Cry! Cry! 3.5 2:29
4 Get Rhythm 2:14
5 Guess Things Happen That Way 3.65 1:49
6 Rock Island Line 5 2:10
7 Home of the Blues 3 2:41
8 Don't Take Your Guns to Town 4 3:03
9 Shepherd of My Heart 2:12
10 I'd Rather Die Young 2:31
11 It Was Jesus 2:06
12 Lead Me Gently Home 2:00
13 Swing Low, Sweet Charriot 1:53
14 Drink to Me 1:55
15 Five Feet High and Rising 3.5 1:47
16 It Could Be You (Instead of Him) 1:50
17 Loading Coal 5:01
18 Going to Memphis 4:24
19 When Papa Played the Dobro 2:56
20 Seasons of My Heart 2:32
21 I Feel Better All Over 2:05
22 Honky-Tonk Girl 1:59
23 He'll Understand and Say Well Done 2:26
24 God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away 2:49
25 My God Is Real (Yes, God Is Real) 2:00
26 Time Changes Everything 1:50
27 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry 2:40
28 Taller Than Trees 1:52
29 I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone 3:00
30 Why Do You Punish (Me for Loving You) 2:19

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1958-07-24) (track 11)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-07-24) (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (tracks 8–10)
drums (drum set):
Morris Palmer (US session drummer) (1958-07-24) (track 11)
Buddy Harman (1958-08-13) (tracks 8–10)
W.S. Holland (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-05) (track 3)
Luther Perkins (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Jim Soldi (US country guitarist and producer) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1958-07-24) (track 11)
Marshall Grant (1958-08-13) (tracks 8–10)
Jimmy Tittle (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-05) (track 3)
Marshall Grant (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Luther Perkins (1958-07-24) (track 11)
Luther Perkins (1958-08-13) (tracks 8–10)
Bob Wootton (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
brass:
Jack Hale, Jr. (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
Bob Lewin (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
piano:
Marvin Hughes (1958-07-24) (track 11)
Earl Poole Ball (US country pianist) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
composer:
Jack Clement (track 5)
Tommy Duncan (Western swing vocalist, songwriter and pianist) (track 26)
Kenneth Morris (organ player, 1917–1988) (track 25)
Merle Travis (track 17)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 27)
Wallace Willis (1862) (track 13)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2–4, 8, 11, 15)
Chuck Harding (track 22)
Hank Thompson (track 22)
lead vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
lyricist:
Jack Clement (track 5)
Tommy Duncan (Western swing vocalist, songwriter and pianist) (track 26)
Kenneth Morris (organ player, 1917–1988) (track 25)
Merle Travis (track 17)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 27)
Wallace Willis (1862) (track 13)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2–4, 8, 11, 15)
producer:
Jack Clement (tracks 5, 7)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 1–2)
Don Law (tracks 8–11)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 1–3, 6)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-07-24) (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (tracks 8–10)
writer:
Hollie "Bull" Dew (Blues singer, former Parchman inmate) (track 18)
Jenny Lou Carson (track 9)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 14, 18–19)
Glen Douglas (track 7)
Darrell Edwards (track 20)
Lee Ferebee (track 28)
Ted Harris (Country music songwriter) (track 24)
George Jones (US country music vocalist) (track 20)
Erwin King (track 30)
Alan Lomax (track 18)
Lillie McAlpin (track 7)
Vic McAlpin (track 16)
Kenny Rogers (US country singer, songwriter, actor, record producer & entrepreneur) (track 21)
Beasley Smith (track 10)
Leon Smith (1950s/'60s Rock & Roll artist) (track 21)
William L. Thompson (track 12)
Billy Vaughn (track 10)
Roger Wilson (songwriter) (track 23)
Randy Wood (producer) (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 29)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1955) (track 3)
Sun Record Company (1956) (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) (1958) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1959) (track 15)
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 11)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 1–2)
Anne-Rachel Music Corp. (tracks 8, 11)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1–4)
E.C. Music (UK work publisher for Eric Clapton) (track 13)
Hill & Range (track 1)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 1)
Hiriam Music (track 27)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 1)
Songs of Cash, Inc. (track 11)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 27)
Throat Music (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 13)
recorded at:
Bradley Recording Studios (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1958-08-13) (tracks 8–10)
GCN Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 5435) (order: 522) (track 13)
arrangement of:
Wo ist Zuhause, Mama (translated) (track 15)
arrangements:
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (arrangement from “The Spiritual Medley”) (track 13)
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Honky Tonk Girl (track 22)
Loading Coal (track 17)
Seasons of My Heart (track 20)
Taller Than Trees (track 28)
I’d Rather Die Young (1958-08-13) (track 10)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Sweet Chariot (march) (track 13)
Vü föd ned (track 27)
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 1)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 1)
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track 6)
The Cats of Cash (tracks 1–2, 8)
later translated versions:
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 2)
Gråt gråt gråt (track 3)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 1)
Yölinjalla (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
Drink to Me (track 14)
Get Rhythm (track 4)
Going to Memphis (Johnny Cash arrangement) (track 18)
Cry! Cry! Cry! (1955-05) (track 3)
Folsom Prison Blues (1955-07-30) (track 2)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Rock Island Line (1957) (track 6)
Home of the Blues (1957-07 – 1957-08) (track 7)
Guess Things Happen That Way (1958-04 – 1958-05) (track 5)
It Was Jesus (1958-07-24) (track 11)
Don’t Take Your Guns to Town (1958-08-13) (track 8)
Five Feet High and Rising (1987-10-12 – 1987-12-10) (track 15)