Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Ghost) Riders in the Sky Johnny Cash 4.35 3:46
2 Delta Dawn Tanya Tucker 2:55
3 Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich 5 2:56
4 That's the Way Love Goes Merle Haggard 3:02
5 Singing My Song Tammy Wynette 2:23
6 From a Distance The Byrds 3:14
7 The River Unbroken Dolly Parton 4:02
8 Do Right Woman, Do Right Man Barbara Mandrell 2:11
9 I Can't Get Close Enough Exile 4:12
10 Waitin' for the Deal to Go Down Dixiana 3:17
11 What Do I Know Ricochet 3:36
12 Born in the Dark Doug Stone 3:50
13 New Way (To Light Up an Old Flame) Joe Diffie 2:44
14 Not That Different Collin Raye 5 3:57
15 Jukebox Junkie Ken Mellons 2:42
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle 4.4 2:38
2 She's My Rock George Jones 2:28
3 Cheatin' Is Barbara Fairchild 2:38
4 Easy to Please Janie Fricke 2:44
5 Sometimes When We Touch Tammy Wynette & Mark Gray 3:38
6 Mona Lisa Lost Her Smile David Allan Coe 3:41
7 It Ain't Me, Babe Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash 3:04
8 Slow Dancing Johnny Duncan 3:59
9 She's Crazy for Leavin' Rodney Crowell 3:15
10 Almost Persuaded David Houston 2:56
11 One True Love The O’Kanes 3:20
12 The Very Best Is You Charly McClain 2:47
13 Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You) Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band 2:55
14 As Simple as That Mike Reid 3:27
15 Highwayman The Highwaymen 4.4 3:01
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tennessee Flat Top Box Rosanne Cash 3:10
2 Rock 'n Roll (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) Mac Davis 3:30
3 I Got You Shenandoah 5 3:46
4 Crime of Passion Ricky Van Shelton 3:23
5 Loved Too Much Ty Herndon 5 3:41
6 Yesterday Once More Moe Bandy 2:58
7 Top of the World Lynn Anderson 2:57
8 She's Got a Mind of Her Own James Bonamy 3:27
9 Hillbilly Girl With the Blues Lacy J. Dalton 2:39
10 Cajun Moon Ricky Skaggs 3:43
11 She's All I Got Johnny Paycheck 2:55
12 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Willie Nelson 4 3:07
13 The Sons of Katie Elder Johnny Cash 2:33
14 The Hanging Tree Marty Robbins 2:52
15 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Frankie Laine 2:19
16 Nevada Smith Merle Kilgore 3:04

Credits

CD 1

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):
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)
guitar:
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)
banjo [banjo-lute]:
Bob Johnson (American banjo player from Chattanooga, Tennessee) (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
electric guitar:
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:
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)
background vocals:
composer:
Kenny O’Dell (track 3)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 1)
Julie Gold (1985) (track 6)
engineer:
Lou Bradley (American producer, engineer, also songwriter) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Charlie Rich (track 3)
lyricist:
Kenny O’Dell (track 3)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 1)
Julie Gold (1985) (track 6)
producer:
Brian Ahern (track 1)
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)
writer:
Lefty Frizzell (US country singer & songwriter) (track 4)
Chips Moman (track 8)
Dan Penn (track 8)
Sanger D. Shafer (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) (1979) (track 1)
publisher:
Revega Music (track 1)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track 1)
Winged Wheel (track 6)
edits:
Behind Closed Doors (Columbia, edited) by Charlie Rich (track 3)
cover recording of:
From a Distance (track 6)
(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 1)
is the basis for:
SAM Song (track 1)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Aaveratsastajat (track 1)
Verkko heiluu (track 1)
later versions:
From a Distance (Christmas version) (track 6)
recording of:

CD 2

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1964-08-27) (track 7)
assistant engineer:
Ken Criblez (track 15)
Larry Greenhill (track 15)
composer:
Richard Leigh (American country music songwriter and singer) (track 1)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (tracks 15, 15)
Bob Dylan (1964-05) (track 7)
Barry Mann (track 5)
engineer:
David Cherry (track 15)
Chips Moman (track 15)
lyricist:
Dan Hill (Canadian singer/songwriter) (track 5)
Richard Leigh (American country music songwriter and singer) (track 1)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (tracks 15, 15)
Bob Dylan (1964-05) (track 7)
performer:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 15)
Waylon Jennings (track 15)
Kris Kristofferson (track 15)
Willie Nelson (track 15)
producer:
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (track 7)
Don Law (track 7)
Chips Moman (track 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) (1970) (track 7)
Capitol Nashville (1977) (track 1)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1985) (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) (1985) (track 15)
publisher:
Anthem Entertainment A (work publisher) (track 5)
Dyad Music Ltd. (track 5)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 5)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 5)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 7)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (1964 – 1992) (track 7)
Special Rider Music (1992 –) (track 7)
cover recording of:
The Highwayman (track 15)
It Ain’t Me, Babe (1964-08-27) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Highwomen (tracks 15, 15)
later translated versions:
Dat benn ich nit (track 7)
Hulpeloos voor jou (track 5)
I bin's ned (track 7)
莫彷徨 (track 5)
recording of:
The Highwayman (1985) (track 15)

CD 3

composer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1, 1)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 12)
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 7)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (track 14)
Dimitri Tiomkin (track 15)
lyricist:
John Bettis (track 7)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 1, 1)
Mack David (track 14)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 12)
producer:
Rodney Crowell (track 1)
writer:
Elmer Bernstein (track 13)
Ernie Sheldon (track 13)
publisher:
cover recording of:
Top of the World (track 7)
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965-06-11) (track 13)
later parody versions:
Top of the Wall (track 7)
later translated versions:
Grabben med gitarren (tracks 1, 1)
L'Arbre aux pendus (track 14)
TOP OF THE WORLD (Fumiko Okada translation of Top of the World) (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
The Hanging Tree (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Carpenters Medley (single mix) (order: 4) (track 7)

Release

ASIN:DE: B00005NTVY [info]