Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ballad of a Teenage Queen 2:12
2 Get Rhythm 2:14
3 You Win Again 2:19
4 Big River 3 2:32
5 Come in Stranger 1:41
6 So Doggone Lonesome 2:36
7 Home of the Blues 2:39
8 You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven 2:41
9 There You Go 2:17
10 Cry! Cry! Cry! 3 2:26
11 Give My Love to Rose 2:46
12 Hey Porter 2:13
13 It's Just About Time 2:10
14 Katy Too 1:57
15 Luther Played the Boogie 2:05
16 Mean Eyed Cat 2:30
17 I Heard That Lonesome Whistle Blow 2:26
18 Rock Island Line 2:10
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Oh, Lonesome Me 2:29
2 Train of Love 2:20
3 Hey Good Lookin' 1:42
4 The Wreck of the Old '97 1:48
5 Next in Line 2:45
6 Guess Things Happen That Way 1:49
7 Blue Train 2:02
8 Country Boy 1:52
9 Don't Make Me Go 2:29
10 Folsom Prison Blues 4.2 2:49
11 Goodbye Little Darlin' 2:16
12 Thanks a Lot 2:37
13 My Two Timin' Woman 1:57
14 Belshazzar 2:25
15 If the Good Lord's Willing 1:42
16 You Tell Me 1:20
17 Doin' My Time 2:38
18 Life Goes On 1:58
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 I Walk the Line 4.35 2:44
2 Born to Lose 2:11
3 I Forgot to Remember to Forget 1:55
4 I Love You Because 2:28
5 Goodnight Irene 2:41
6 The Ways of a Woman in Love 2:26
7 I Just Thought You'd Like to Know 2:25
8 Down the Street to 301 2:05
9 The Story of a Broken Heart 2:11
10 Cold Cold Heart 2:23
11 I Could Never Be Ashamed of You 2:14
12 You're My Baby (Little Wooly Booger) 1:48
13 My Treasure 1:16
14 Port of Lonely Hearts 2:33
15 I Couldn't Keep From Crying 2:03
16 New Mexico 2:04
17 Straight A's in Love 3 2:16
18 Wide Open Road 2:24

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1955-05) (track 10)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957-11-12) (track 4)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 10)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 4)
guitar:
Jack Clement (1957-11-12) (track 4)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-05) (track 10)
Marshall Grant (1957-11-12) (track 4)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-05) (track 10)
Luther Perkins (1957-11-12) (track 4)
composer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9–12, 16)
Jack Clement (tracks 1, 13)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 3)
lyricist:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8–12, 16)
Jack Clement (tracks 1, 13)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 3)
performer:
The Tennessee Two (track 4)
producer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 10)
Jack Clement (tracks 1, 3–4, 8)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 10)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957-11-12) (track 4)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 5, 14–15)
Chet Atkins (track 15)
Jim Atkins (track 8)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (tracks 7–8)
Jack Clement (track 14)
Jimmie Davis (Singer and songwriter) (track 17)
Glen Douglas (track 7)
Hoyt Johnson (tracks 8, 15)
Lillie McAlpin (track 7)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1955) (track 10)
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 4)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1958) (tracks 1, 4)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 11)
Carlin Music (tracks 9, 11)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 2, 10, 12)
Hi Lo Music Inc. (track 4)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 4)
Knox Music Ltd. (tracks 15–16)
Knox Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 16)
West One Music (production music label, prefix: WOM) (track 12)
cover recording of:
You Win Again (1958-05-15) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Lindschi (track 11)
later parody versions:
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track 18)
later translated versions:
Gråt gråt gråt (track 10)
Hälsa min Marie (track 11)
later versions:
recording of:
Come in Stranger (track 5)
Get Rhythm (track 2)
Hey, Porter (track 12)
Home of the Blues (track 7)
Katy Too (track 14)
Mean Eyed Cat (track 16)
Rock Island Line (track 18)
There You Go (track 9)
Cry! Cry! Cry! (1955-05) (track 10)
Ballad of a Teenage Queen (1957-11-12) (track 1)
Big River (1957-11-12) (track 4)
You’re the Nearest Thing to Heaven (1958-05-15) (track 8)

CD 2

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1957) (track 14)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957) (track 14)
guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-07-30) (track 10)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 10)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1957) (track 14)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-07-30) (track 10)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1957) (track 14)
composer:
Jack Clement (track 6)
Frankie Brown (track 8)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 9)
Don Gibson (track 1)
Roy Orbison (track 16)
Charlie Rich (track 12)
Jimmie Skinner (track 17)
Billy Smith (50s US rockabilly artist) (track 7)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 8, 10)
Jerry Reed (track 15)
lyricist:
Jack Clement (track 6)
Frankie Brown (track 8)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 9)
Don Gibson (track 1)
Roy Orbison (track 16)
Charlie Rich (track 12)
Jimmie Skinner (track 17)
Billy Smith (50s US rockabilly artist) (track 7)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 8, 10)
producer:
Jack Clement (track 14)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 10)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 10, 15)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 10)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1957) (track 14)
writer:
Gene Autry (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Johnny Marvin (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 4, 10)
Acuff-Rose (track 1)
Carlin Music (track 14)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 5, 10)
Chappell (company that specialized in library and production music) (track 11)
Knox Music Ltd. (track 8)
Peer International (track 8)
mash-ups:
Just a Baby by Neil Cicierega (track 10)
sampled by:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 777) (order: 261) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Oh Lonesome Me (track 1)
Thanks a Lot (track 12)
If the Lord's Willin' (1957-08) (track 15)
is based on:
Crescent City Blues (track 10)
is the basis for:
Oh ! Quelle nuit (track 1)
later parody versions:
Donnie Prison Blues (track 10)
The Cats of Cash (track 10)
later translated versions:
Country Boy (German version) (track 8)
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 10)
Oh, doe dat niet! (track 1)
Ptačí nářečí (track 1)
Wo bleib i? (track 1)
Ô pauvre amour (track 1)
later versions:
Solitario (track 1)
recording of:
Blue Train (track 7)
Born to Lose (track 8)
Country Boy (track 8)
Doing My Time (track 17)
Don’t Make Me Go (track 9)
Next in Line (track 5)
Train of Love (track 2)
You Tell Me (track 16)
Folsom Prison Blues (1955-07-30) (track 10)
Belshazzar (1957) (track 14)

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 1)
arranger:
Lead Belly (track 5)
John Lomax (track 5)
composer:
Jack Clement (track 8)
Frankie Brown (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 12–13, 18)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 17)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 4)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 9)
Marty Robbins (track 15)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 10–11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
lyricist:
Jack Clement (track 8)
Frankie Brown (track 2)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 17)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 12–13, 18)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 4)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 9)
Marty Robbins (track 15)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 10–11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 1)
producer:
Jack Clement (track 17)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 1)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 1)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 1)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 14)
Charlie Feathers (track 3)
Bill Justis (track 6)
Stan Kesler (track 3)
Charlie Rich (tracks 6–7)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1956) (track 1)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 1)
Acuff Rose Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 10)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1, 3)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 3)
Fred Rose Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 10)
Hill & Range (track 1)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 1)
Hiriam Music (track 10)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 1)
Lodlow Music (track 5)
Ludlow Music, Inc. (track 5)
Peer International (track 2)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (order: 592) (track 5)
arrangements:
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Cold, Cold Heart (track 10)
I Love You Because (track 4)
is the basis for:
Adios Irene (track 5)
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 5)
Roll On Columbia (track 5)
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 1)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 1)
The Cats of Cash (track 1)
later translated versions:
Bonsoir Lily (track 5)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 5)
I låven på Ås (track 4)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 1)
Yölinjalla (track 1)
later versions:
Straight A's Love (song from the "Empire Burlesque" sessions) (track 17)
recording of:
Born to Lose (track 2)
Goodnight Irene (track 5)
My Treasure (track 13)
Wide Open Road (track 18)
You're My Baby (track 12)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 1)
Straight ‘A’s in Love (1956-12-13) (track 17)
referred to in medleys: