Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Night Life Willie Nelson 2:32
2 Hello Walls Willie Nelson 4 2:25
3 Crazy Willie Nelson 4 2:52
4 Funny How Time Slips Away Willie Nelson 4 3:03
5 I Never Cared for You Willie Nelson 2:33
6 The Party's Over Willie Nelson 2:30
7 Good Times Willie Nelson 2:28
8 Me and Paul Willie Nelson 4 3:49
9 Shotgun Willie Willie Nelson 2:40
10 Bloody Mary Morning Willie Nelson 4 2:50
11 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain Willie Nelson 4 2:21
12 Good Hearted Woman Willie Nelson feat. Waylon Jennings 3 2:59
13 If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time Willie Nelson 2:07
14 Uncloudy Day Willie Nelson 4:41
15 Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys Willie Nelson feat. Waylon Jennings 2:33
16 Georgia on My Mind Willie Nelson 4 4:21
17 Blue Skies Willie Nelson 3 3:35
18 All of Me Willie Nelson 3:55
19 Heartbreak Hotel Willie Nelson feat. Leon Russell 3:03
20 Help Me Make It Through the Night Willie Nelson 5 4:02
21 Whiskey River (live) Willie Nelson 3 3:31
22 Stay a Little Longer (live) Willie Nelson 3:25
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Willie Nelson 3:06
2 Faded Love Willie Nelson feat. Ray Price 3:51
3 On the Road Again Willie Nelson 4 2:34
4 Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground Willie Nelson 4:32
5 Always on My Mind Willie Nelson 4.75 3:32
6 Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning Willie Nelson 4:22
7 Pancho and Lefty Willie Nelson feat. Merle Haggard 4:48
8 To All the Girls I've Loved Before Willie Nelson feat. Julio Iglesias 2 3:35
9 City of New Orleans Willie Nelson 4 4:53
10 Seven Spanish Angels Willie Nelson feat. Ray Charles 3 3:53
11 Forgiving You Was Easy Willie Nelson 2:49
12 Highwayman The Highwaymen 4.4 3:05
13 Living in the Promiseland Willie Nelson 3:23
14 Nothing I Can Do About It Now Willie Nelson 3:20
15 Graceland Willie Nelson 4:46
16 Everywhere I Go Willie Nelson feat. Emmylou Harris 5 3:53
17 Slow Dancing U2 feat. Willie Nelson, and Mickey Raphael on Harmonica 4:02
18 Mendocino County Line Willie Nelson feat. Lee Ann Womack 4:33
19 One Time Too Many Willie Nelson feat. Steven Tyler and Aerosmith 5:23
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Remember Me 2:52
2 I love You A Thousand Ways 3:01
3 Love Me Tender 2:32
4 Midnight Rider 2:53
5 Philadelphia Lawyer 3:03
6 Why Do I Have To Choose 3:12
7 Let It Be Me 3:32
8 Still Is Still Moving To Me 3:30

Credits

CD 1

anthem of:
Georgia, United States (1979 –) (track 16)
drums (drum set):
Richie Albright (1977-11) (track 15)
pedal steel guitar:
John Hughey (1973-10-17) (track 10)
organ:
Barny Robertson (1977-11) (track 15)
guitar:
John Hug (1977-11) (track 15)
Chips Moman (1977-11) (track 15)
Rance Wasson (1977-11) (track 15)
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (1977-11) (track 15)
Waylon Jennings (1977-11) (track 15)
guitar [guitar harmony]:
Gordon Payne (1977-11) (track 15)
guitar [guitar, 12-string guitar, electric guitar, dobro]:
Fred Carter, Jr. (1973-10-17) (track 10)
guitar [Pete Carr, guitar, electric guitar, dobro]:
Pete Carr (US guitarist) (1973-10-17) (track 10)
bass:
David Hood (1973-10-17) (track 10)
steel guitar:
Sherman Hayes (1977-11) (track 15)
Ralph Mooney (1977-11) (track 15)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (tracks 16–18)
Willie Nelson (track 11)
background vocals:
Gordon Payne (1977-11) (track 15)
Carter Robertson (1977-11) (track 15)
Barny Robertson (1977-11) (track 15)
Becky Williams (country vocals) (1977-11) (track 15)
composer:
Willie Nelson (tracks 2–4, 7–10, 12, 12, 14)
Waylon Jennings (tracks 12, 12)
Kris Kristofferson (track 20)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 11)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 17)
Willie Nelson (1964) (track 5)
Johnny Bush (track 21)
Jule Styne (track 6)
Hoagy Carmichael (1930) (track 16)
engineer:
Donivan Cowart (tracks 16–18)
Harold Lee (track 20)
Jim Malloy (tracks 6–7)
Jerry Masters (engineer) (track 10)
Steve Melton (engineer) (track 10)
Al Pachucki (track 8)
Tom Pick (track 7)
Bill Vandervort (track 7)
Phil York (tracks 11, 13)
Bradley Hartman (tracks 16–18, 20)
lyricist:
Willie Nelson (tracks 2–4, 7–10, 14)
Betty Comden (track 6)
Adolph Green (track 6)
Kris Kristofferson (track 20)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 11)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 17)
Stuart Gorrell (1930) (track 16)
Willie Nelson (1964) (track 5)
mixer:
Bradley Hartman (tracks 20–22)
performer:
Willie Nelson (track 12)
Leon Russell (track 19)
Waylon Jennings (tracks 12, 15)
producer:
Joe Allison (tracks 2–4)
Chet Atkins (tracks 6–7)
David Briggs (US producer and musician) (track 9)
Fred Foster (track 5)
Felton Jarvis (tracks 7–8)
Booker T. Jones (tracks 16–18)
Arif Mardin (tracks 9, 14)
Willie Nelson (tracks 11, 13, 19–22)
Ray Pennington (track 12)
Leon Russell (track 19)
Jerry Wexler (track 10)
Waylon Jennings (track 12)
recording engineer:
Jerry Masters (engineer) (1973-10-17) (track 10)
Steve Melton (engineer) (1973-10-17) (track 10)
remixer:
Tom Dowd (track 10)
vocals:
Willie Nelson (tracks 16–18)
Willie Nelson (1973-10-17) (track 10)
Waylon Jennings (1977-11) (track 15)
Willie Nelson (1977-11) (track 15)
writer:
Willie Nelson (track 1)
Mae Boren Axton (track 19)
Jim Beck (James Albert Beck, Country music producer - talent agent - record promoter - recording studio owner - A&R engineer - music publisher) (track 13)
Walt Breeland (American songwriter) (track 1)
Ed Bruce (American country music songwriter, singer and actor) (tracks 15, 15, 15)
Patsy Bruce (tracks 15, 15, 15)
J.B. Shinn III (track 21)
Paul Buskirk (track 1)
Tommy Duncan (Western swing vocalist, songwriter and pianist) (track 22)
Tommy Durden (track 19)
Lefty Frizzell (US country singer & songwriter) (track 13)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (track 19)
Bob Wills (track 22)
Gerald Marks (1932) (track 18)
Seymour Simons (1932) (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1978) (tracks 16–18)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher) (track 18)
Bourne, Inc. (track 18)
Chappell & Co. (track 6)
EMI Mills Music Ltd. (PRS for Music-affiliated) (track 19)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 20)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (tracks 17–18)
Marlong Music Corp. (track 18)
Pappy Daily Music (track 1)
Peermusic (track 18)
Round Hill Songs (track 18)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 4, 19)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (tracks 1, 3–4, 19)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 18)
Unichappell Music (track 19)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 6)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 16)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 19)
Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd. (1930 –) (track 16)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (1930 –) (track 16)
Glad Music Publishing (1962) (track 1)
mixed at:
recorded at:
The Enactron Truck in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (tracks 16–18)
remixed at:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 302) (order: 300) (track 11)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Heartbreak Hotel (track 19)
The Party’s Over (Bells Are Ringing) (track 6)
Uncloudy Day (track 14)
All of Me (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (track 18)
Blue Skies (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (track 17)
Georgia on My Mind (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (track 16)
is the basis for:
All of Me (track 18)
later parody versions:
Cut-Rate Hotel (track 19)
H.B. Hotel (track 19)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Dagen skall komma (tracks 12, 12)
Ehrbares Mädchen (tracks 12, 12)
Goisern (track 16)
Liebe mich (track 18)
Soittajan vaimo (tracks 12, 12)
Wahlwies (track 16)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
Whiskey River (track 21)
live recording of:
Good Hearted Woman (track 12)
part of:
Bells Are Ringing (stage musical) (order: 13) (track 6)
recording of:
Crazy (Willie Nelson song) (track 3)
Good Hearted Woman (track 12)
Good Times (track 7)
Hello Walls (track 2)
Me and Paul (track 8)
Night Life (Willie Nelson) (track 1)
Shotgun Willie (track 9)
Bloody Mary Morning (1973-10-17) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
A Portrait of Ray Charles (brass band) (track 16)
Bing Crosby Medley (track 17)
Raggarkungen (order: 2) (track 19)
Sleeptime Down South Medley (order: 2) (track 16)
Ja-Da Medley (order: 12) (track 18)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Dale Sellers (Nashville session guitarist) (1984) (track 10)
Willie Nelson (track 15)
Willie Nelson (1998) (track 16)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 15)
fiddle:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer) (track 15)
drums (drum set):
Kenneth Malone (session drummer/percussion) (1984) (track 10)
Victor Indrizzo (1998) (track 16)
Tony Mangurian (1998) (track 16)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Gene Chrisman (track 15)
bass guitar [bass]:
Mike Leech (track 15)
trumpet:
Bill McElhiney (1984) (track 10)
Jose McElhiney (1984) (track 10)
strings:
The “A” Strings (1984) (track 10)
pedal steel guitar [pedal steel]:
Paul Franklin (steel guitarist) (track 15)
harmonica:
Mickey Raphael (track 15)
Terry McMillan (1984) (track 10)
Mickey Raphael (1998) (track 16)
bass:
Robert Wray (1984) (track 10)
EWI [Akai Ewi]:
Michael Brecker (track 15)
electric guitar:
Ray Phiri (track 15)
John Selelowane (track 15)
electric guitar [Les Paul]:
Daniel Lanois (Canadian record producer, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter) (1998) (track 16)
steel guitar:
Pete Drake (steel guitar player) (1984) (track 10)
keyboard:
Hargus "Pig" Robbins (1984) (track 10)
gut guitar [gut string guitar]:
Pete Bordonali (1984) (track 10)
Billy Sanford (guitar) (1984) (track 10)
congas [conga]:
Mingo Araujo (track 15)
Wurlitzer electric piano [Wurlitzer]:
Bobbie Nelson (1998) (track 16)
sampler [sample drums]:
Jimmy Bralower (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Ken Criblez (track 12)
Larry Greenhill (track 12)
assistant recording engineer:
Michael Gilbert (recording/mixing engineer) (track 15)
Carl Glanville (track 15)
background vocals:
Louis Nunley (1984) (track 10)
Lisa Silver (1984) (track 10)
Diane Tidwell (1984) (track 10)
Hurshel Wiginton (1984) (track 10)
background vocals [chorus vocals]:
Brian Eno (track 17)
co-producer:
Roy Halee (track 15)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 15)
composer:
Willie Nelson (tracks 3–4, 11, 16)
Bono (singer of U2) (track 17)
Beth Nielsen Chapman (American singer and songwriter) (track 14)
The Edge (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 17)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (tracks 9, 9)
David Lynn Jones (track 13)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 15)
Townes Van Zandt (track 7)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (tracks 12, 12)
Adam Clayton (track 17)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 17)
Matt Serletic (track 18)
conductor:
Bill McElhiney (1984) (track 10)
engineer:
Bobby Arnold (track 13)
David Cherry (track 12)
Larry Greenhill (tracks 11, 13–14)
Rob Kirwan (track 17)
Eric Paul (Engineer) (track 14)
Mark “Spike” Stent (producer, engineer) (track 17)
Chips Moman (track 12)
Bradley Hartman (tracks 2–4)
Mark Howard (producer/recording engineer, New Orleans/Los Angeles based) (track 16)
Lynn Peterzell (track 14)
guest harmonica:
Mickey Raphael (track 17)
guest vocals:
Willie Nelson (track 17)
lead vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1984) (track 10)
Willie Nelson (1984) (track 10)
lyricist:
Willie Nelson (tracks 3–4, 11, 16)
Bono (singer of U2) (track 17)
Beth Nielsen Chapman (American singer and songwriter) (track 14)
The Edge (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 17)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (tracks 9, 9)
David Lynn Jones (track 13)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 15)
Bernie Taupin (track 18)
Townes Van Zandt (track 7)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (tracks 12, 12)
mixer:
Roy Halee (track 15)
Bradley Hartman (tracks 2–4)
Mark Howard (producer/recording engineer, New Orleans/Los Angeles based) (track 16)
Lynn Peterzell (track 14)
Brian Eno (track 17)
performer:
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 7)
Willie Nelson (track 12)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 12)
Julio Iglesias (track 8)
Waylon Jennings (track 12)
Kris Kristofferson (track 12)
Ray Price (American country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist) (track 2)
producer:
Ramón Arcusa (track 8)
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 17)
Fred Foster (track 14)
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 7)
Daniel Lanois (Canadian record producer, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter) (track 16)
Chips Moman (tracks 5–7, 9, 12)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 8)
Sydney Pollack (track 1)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 10)
Don Was (track 15)
Willie Nelson (tracks 1–4, 7, 11, 13)
recording engineer:
Richard Travali (track 15)
vocals:
Willie Nelson (tracks 5, 15, 18)
Lee Ann Womack (track 18)
Emmylou Harris (1998) (track 16)
Willie Nelson (1998) (track 16)
writer:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 5)
Hal David (track 8)
Donna Sioux Farar (track 6)
Albert Hammond (track 8)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of “Suspicious Minds”) (track 5)
Gary P. Nunn (track 6)
Troy Seals (American singer, songwriter, and guitarist) (track 10)
Eddie Setser (In Groups: James Brown And The Dapps, Jellyroll, The Dapps) (track 10)
Bob Wills (track 2)
Johnnie Lee Wills (track 2)
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) (1982) (track 5)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1985) (track 12)
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 12)
publisher:
Bike Music (track 5)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 5)
Casa David Music (track 8)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 5)
Lovolar Music (track 5)
Rose Bridge Music (track 5)
Screen Gems (track 5)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 5)
Sebanine Music (track 5)
WB Music Group (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (1951) (track 2)
Paul Simon Music (1986) (track 15)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Free Willie by dj BC (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 471) (order: 469) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Faded Love (track 2)
Graceland (track 15)
Pancho and Lefty (track 7)
The Highwayman (track 12)
Always on My Mind (1982) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Er'e hjul igjen (track 3)
Highwomen (tracks 12, 12)
Liten og grønn (tracks 9, 9)
To All the Girls (track 8)
later parody versions:
Mattapan Again (track 3)
Willie’s Cats (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
De hoge C (track 8)
Graceland (track 15)
Hei gamle valdresfjell (tracks 9, 9)
Pazudušais dēls (Latvian version of "City of New Orleans") (tracks 9, 9)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 5)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 5)
Zonder verhaal (track 5)
常在我心間 (track 5)
later versions:
Je bleef bij me (track 5)
Salut les amoureux (tracks 9, 9)
recording of:
On the Road Again (track 3)
Slow Dancing (track 17)
Seven Spanish Angels (1984) (track 10)
The Highwayman (1985) (track 12)
Everywhere I Go (1998) (track 16)
Mendocino County Line (2002) (track 18)

CD 3

additional writer:
Vera Matson (1956) (track 3)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1956) (track 3)
composer:
Gregg Allman (track 4)
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (track 5)
Willie Nelson (tracks 6, 8)
Gilbert Bécaud (track 7)
George R. Poulton (1861) (track 3)
lyricist:
Gregg Allman (track 4)
Pierre Delanoë (track 7)
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (track 5)
Willie Nelson (tracks 6, 8)
Robert Kim Payne (track 4)
Ken Darby (1956) (track 3)
producer:
Chips Moman (track 7)
translator:
Mann Curtis (track 7)
publisher:
ABG Elvis Songs (track 3)
Chrysalis Songs (track 3)
EMA-Suisse (track 7)
Elijah Blue Music (track 4)
Leeds Music Corp. (track 7)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 7)
R&H Music (track 3)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 7)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 4)
Elvis Presley Music (1956 –) (track 3)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Let It Be Me (track 7)
Love Me Tender (track 3)
Midnight Rider (track 4)
has revision:
Wade in the Water (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Lån meg tenger (track 3)
later translated versions:
Amour d’été (Love Me Tender) (track 3)
Geef me liefde (track 3)
Mit dir leben! (track 3)
later versions:
Great Chicagonian (track 5)
Love Me Tender (track 3)
recording of:
translated version of:
Je t’appartiens (track 7)
version of:
Aura Lea (track 3)