Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Walk the Line 4.35 2:43
2 I Still Miss Someone 4 2:36
3 The Legend of John Henry’s Hammer 4 8:27
4 Don’t Take Your Guns to Town 4 3:03
5 In the Jailhouse Now 2:23
6 Ring of Fire 4.3 2:36
7 Understand Your Man 2:43
8 The Ballad of Ira Hayes 4 4:08
9 Folsom Prison Blues 4.2 2:46
10 Daddy Sang Bass 2:23
11 A Boy Named Sue 4 3:45
12 Sunday Morning Coming Down 2.65 4:10
13 Flesh and Blood 2:38
14 Man in Black 3.35 2:53
15 One Piece at a Time 4 4:02
16 (Ghost) Riders in the Sky 4.35 3:45

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1958-08-13) (track 2)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1963-03-25) (track 6)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1964-03 – 1964-06) (track 8)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1971-02-16) (track 14)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (tracks 2, 4)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1971-02-16) (track 14)
mandocello:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
fiddle:
Ricky Skaggs (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
electric bass guitar:
Marshall Grant (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
drums (drum set):
Buddy Harman (1958-08-13) (tracks 2, 4)
W.S. Holland (1971-02-16) (track 14)
W.S. Holland (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
trumpet:
Jack Hale (trombone) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Bob Lewin (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-07-30) (track 9)
Jack Clement (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Jerry Hensley (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Jack Routh (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 9)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1958-08-13) (tracks 2, 4)
Marshall Grant (1971-02-16) (track 14)
banjo [banjo-lute]:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-07-30) (track 9)
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Luther Perkins (1958-08-13) (tracks 2, 4)
Bob Wootton (1971-02-16) (track 14)
Bob Wootton (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
percussion:
Mark Morris (drummer & percussionist) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
hammered dulcimer:
Alisa Jones (US hammered dulcimer player) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
piano:
Earl Poole Ball (US country pianist) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
French horn:
Jack Hale (trombone) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Bob Lewin (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
composer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2–4, 7, 9, 14)
Roy Cash Jr. (track 2)
Wayne Kemp (track 15)
Kris Kristofferson (track 12)
Peter La Farge (track 8)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 10)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 5)
Shel Silverstein (track 11)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 16)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1970) (track 13)
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 3)
engineer:
Chuck Bragg (track 15)
Danny Jones (engineer) (track 15)
Roger Tucker (engineer) (track 15)
Charlie Bragg (track 15)
lyricist:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 3–4, 7, 9, 14)
Roy Cash Jr. (track 2)
Wayne Kemp (track 15)
Kris Kristofferson (track 12)
Peter La Farge (track 8)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 10)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 5)
Shel Silverstein (track 11)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 16)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1970) (track 13)
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 3)
performer:
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (1964) (track 7)
Don Law (1964) (track 7)
producer:
Brian Ahern (track 16)
Charlie Bragg (track 15)
Don Davis (guitarist, producer & arranger) (track 15)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 1, 9–13)
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (tracks 3, 5–8)
Don Law (tracks 2–8)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 1, 9)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 14)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 9)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1958-08-13) (tracks 2, 4)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1971-02-16) (track 14)
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
Jan Howard (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
writer:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 6)
Merle Kilgore (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
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) (tracks 2, 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) (1963) (track 6)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1964) (tracks 7–8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1970) (tracks 12–13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1971) (track 14)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1976) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 6)
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 16)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 1–2, 9)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1, 9)
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)
Revega Music (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track 16)
recorded at:
Bradley Recording Studios (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1958-08-13) (tracks 2, 4)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
arrangements:
Fuego D'Amor (Anillo De Fuego) (translated) (track 6)
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Ring of Fire (1963-03-25) (track 6)
The Ballad of Ira Hayes (1964-03 – 1964-06) (track 8)
(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 16)
is based on:
is the basis for:
SAM Song (track 16)
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 1)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 1)
The Cats of Cash (tracks 1, 4, 9)
later translated versions:
A Boy Named Sue (french version) (track 11)
Aaveratsastajat (track 16)
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 9)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 1)
Man in zwart (track 14)
Mijn naam is Mien (track 11)
Pappa sjunger bas (track 10)
Ring aus Feuer (track 6)
Ring van vuur (track 6)
Verkko heiluu (track 16)
Yksi vain ei tuu (track 2)
Yölinjalla (track 1)
Zondagmiddag Lilian (track 12)
later versions:
Ring aus Feuer (track 6)
live cover recording of:
recording of:
A Boy Named Sue (track 11)
Daddy Sang Bass (track 10)
Flesh and Blood (track 13)
One Piece at a Time (track 15)
Understand Your Man (1964 song) (track 7)
Folsom Prison Blues (1955-07-30) (track 9)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Don’t Take Your Guns to Town (1958-08-13) (track 4)
I Still Miss Someone (1958-08-13) (track 2)
Man in Black (1971-02-16) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:

Release

printed in:United States
executive producer:Margie Hunt
editor:Eric Conn
Carlos Grier
assistant mastering:Jonathan Russell (mastering engineer)
mastering:Denny Purcell
manufactured by:Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding)
copyrighted 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) (in 1999)
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) (in 1976, in 1979, in 1999)
manufactured for:BMG Direct (BMG’s direct marketing company/club editions)
edited at:Georgetown Masters in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
ASIN:US: B00000HZE7 [info]

Release Group

part of:16 Biggest Hits (order: 4)
Wikidata:Q3509667 [info]