Tracklist

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CD 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 and His Guitar 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 4.65 3:48
13 The Three Bells (Les trois cloches) The Browns 2:53
14 Waterloo Stonewall Jackson 2:30
15 My Elusive Dreams Tammy Wynette & David Houston 2:54
16 The End of the World Skeeter Davis 3.5 2:36
CD 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 & 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 Paradise 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 & His Golden West Cowboys 3:02
15 This Ole House Stuart Hamblen 2:59
16 Last Date Floyd Cramer 2:27

Credits

CD 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)
Bob Ferguson (track 10)
Don Gibson (track 4)
Tex Owens (track 8)
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:
Bob Breault (track 12)
Bill Porter (engineer) (track 16)
Neil Wilburn (track 12)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”) (1954-07-05 – 1954-07-06) (track 7)
lyricist:
Sylvia Dee (track 16)
Jimmy Driftwood (tracks 11, 11)
Bob Ferguson (track 10)
Don Gibson (track 4)
Tex Owens (track 8)
Shel Silverstein (track 12)
Hank Snow (track 9)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 13)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 1)
producer:
Chet Atkins (track 16)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 12)
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:
Jim Beck (James Albert Beck, Country music producer - talent agent - record promoter - recording studio owner - A&R engineer - music publisher) (track 3)
Lefty Frizzell (US country singer & songwriter) (track 3)
Jack Henley (track 2)
John D. Loudermilk (track 14)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 15)
Ernest Tubb (track 2)
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)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1969) (track 12)
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)
arrangements:
The End of the World (recomposed by Joe Hasaishi) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Cattle Call (track 8)
My Elusive Dreams (1967 song) (track 15)
That’s All Right (1954-07-05 – 1954-07-06) (track 7)
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)
live recording of:
A Boy Named Sue (1969-02-24) (track 12)
recording of:
Crazy Arms (track 5)
Singing the Blues (track 1)
The Three Bells (track 13)
Waterloo (track 14)
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)
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 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)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 6, 6)
Neal Merritt (track 9)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 3)
Nat Stuckey (track 12)
Billy Edd Wheeler (tracks 6, 6)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 2)
Harlan Howard (track 1)
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)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 6, 6)
Neal Merritt (track 9)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 3)
Nat Stuckey (track 12)
Billy Edd Wheeler (tracks 6, 6)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 2)
Harlan Howard (track 1)
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)
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)
Harlan Howard (track 7)
Pee Wee King (track 14)
John D. Loudermilk (track 13)
Buck Owens (track 7)
Chilton Price (track 14)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 5)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (track 13)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 5)
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 (tracks 6, 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)
Mä lähden stadiin (tracks 6, 6)
Yr Hen Dŷ (track 15)
later versions:
Jackson (German version) (tracks 6, 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:
Jackson (track 6)
Pop a Top (track 12)
This Ole House (track 15)
Slow Poke (1951) (track 14)
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)
Kaw‐Liga (1969) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Blackboard Jumble (order: 3) (track 15)
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (order: 5) (track 2)
Raggarkungen (order: 5) (track 2)

Release Group

included in:Golden Age of Country
part of:Golden Age of Country (Time Life series) (order: 2)