Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Walk Through This World With Me George Jones 2:19
2 Jackson Johnny Cash & June Carter 4 2:47
3 Flowers on the Wall The Statler Brothers 4 2:22
4 King of the Road Roger Miller 4.65 2:28
5 Okie From Muskogee Merle Haggard 2 2:45
6 Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town Kenny Rogers & the First Edition 2:57
7 Daddy Sang Bass Johnny Cash 3 2:22
8 Crying in the Chapel Elvis Presley with the Jordanaires 2 2:27
9 Make the World Go Away Eddy Arnold 5 2:41
10 Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line Waylon Jennings 2:23
11 Don’t Come Home a-Drinkin’ (with Lovin’ on Your Mind) Loretta Lynn 4 2:10
12 Harper Valley P.T.A. Jeannie C. Riley 3:17
13 Skip a Rope Henson Cargill 2:39
14 Mama Tried Merle Haggard 2:13
15 Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell 3.75 3:04
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Stand by Your Man Tammy Wynette 4 2:43
2 Almost Persuaded David Houston 2:56
3 Cryin’ Time Buck Owens 2:31
4 Take Good Care of Her Sonny James 2:30
5 I Walk Alone Marty Robbins 3:21
6 Is It Really Over? Jim Reeves 2:16
7 There Goes My Everything Jack Greene 2:35
8 Next in Line Conway Twitty 2:52
9 Just Someone I Used to Know Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton 3 2:24
10 Green, Green Grass of Home Porter Wagoner 2:25
11 Blue Side of Lonesome Jim Reeves 2:47
12 Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley 4 4:23
13 All I Have to Offer You (Is Me) Charley Pride 3:04
14 Galveston Glen Campbell 2:43
15 Honey Bobby Goldsboro 4 3:59

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1967-01-11) (track 2)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1968-07-30) (track 7)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
electric bass guitar [6-string electric bass guitar]:
Harold Bradley (1966-10-05) (track 11)
drums (drum set):
W.S. Holland (1968-07-30) (track 7)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Murrey Harman, Jr. (1966-10-05) (track 11)
guitar:
Johnny Russell (US country singer, songwriter and comedian) (1966-10-05) (track 11)
bass:
Marshall Grant (1968-07-30) (track 7)
double bass [bass]:
Roy Huskey, Jr. (father of Roy Huskey, Jr.) (1966-10-05) (track 11)
electric guitar:
Thomas Grady Martin (country/rockabilly guitarist) (1966-10-05) (track 11)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
Luther Perkins (1968-07-30) (track 7)
steel guitar:
Harald Rugg (1966-10-05) (track 11)
piano:
Floyd Cramer (1966-10-05) (track 11)
additional performer:
The Jordanaires (1960-10-31) (track 8)
background vocals:
The Carter Family (later generations of the family after 1943) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
Jan Howard (1968-07-30) (track 7)
The Statler Brothers (1968-07-30) (track 7)
composer:
Ivy J. Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (track 10)
Hank Cochran (Nashville singer and songwriter) (track 9)
Lew DeWitt (track 3)
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 14)
Tom T. Hall (track 12)
Jerry Leiber (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 7)
Mel Tillis (track 6)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 2)
Artie Glenn (1953) (track 8)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964) (track 4)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (1968) (track 15)
instruments:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1960-10-31) (track 8)
lyricist:
Ivy J. Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (track 10)
Hank Cochran (Nashville singer and songwriter) (track 9)
Lew DeWitt (track 3)
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 14)
Tom T. Hall (track 12)
Jerry Leiber (track 2)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 7)
Mel Tillis (track 6)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 15)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 2)
Artie Glenn (1953) (track 8)
performer:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 2)
producer:
Owen Bradley (track 11)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 7)
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (track 2)
Don Law (track 2)
vocals:
June Carter Cash (American Country singer and songwriter) (track 2)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
The Jordanaires (track 11)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964-11) (track 4)
Loretta Lynn (1966-10-05) (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1968-07-30) (track 7)
writer:
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 5)
Roy Burris (track 5)
Loretta Lynn (track 11)
Kay Savage (track 1)
Sandra Seamons (track 1)
Peggy Sue (Country singer and songwriter) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1965) (track 8)
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (1965) (track 8)
Smash (1965) (track 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) (1967) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1968) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2007) (track 7)
Capitol Records Nashville (2016) (track 15)
publisher:
Mijac Music (track 8)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 2, 9)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (tracks 5, 14)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (1963) (track 9)
recorded at:
Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, United States (1966-10-05) (track 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 192) (order: 191) (track 15)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Crying in the Chapel (1960-10-31) (track 8)
Jackson (1967-01-11) (track 2)
Daddy Sang Bass (1968-07-30) (track 7)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Queen of the House (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
King of the Road (Wise Guys parody version) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Cesta rájem (track 8)
Ik zag jouw tranen (track 8)
King of the Road (track 4)
King onderweg (track 4)
On est les rois (track 4)
Pappa sjunger bas (track 7)
later versions:
Alltid på väg (track 4)
Jackson (German version) (track 2)
Ruby (German version) (track 6)
recording of:
Harper Valley PTA (track 12)
Mama Tried (track 14)
Okie From Muskogee (track 5)
King of the Road (1964-11) (track 4)
Flowers on the Wall (1965) (track 3)
Wichita Lineman (1968) (track 15)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Gene Chrisman (1969-01-23) (track 12)
organ:
Bobby Emmons (1969-01-23) (track 12)
guitar:
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1969-01-23) (track 12)
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (1969-01-23) (track 12)
bass:
Tommy Cogbill (1969-01-23) (track 12)
Mike Leech (1969-01-23) (track 12)
steel guitar:
John Hughey (1969-01-23) (track 12)
piano:
Bobby Wood (American pianist, keyboard player and songwriter) (1969-01-23) (track 12)
arranger:
Mike Leech (track 12)
Glen Spreen (track 12)
composer:
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of “Suspicious Minds”) (track 12)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 11)
Bobby Russell (track 15)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 14)
Herbert Wilson (Herbert W. Wilson) (track 5)
Jack Clement (track 9)
engineer:
Al Pachucki (track 12)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1969-01-22) (track 12)
Tammy Wynette (track 1)
lyricist:
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of “Suspicious Minds”) (track 12)
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist) (track 11)
Bobby Russell (track 15)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 14)
Herbert Wilson (Herbert W. Wilson) (track 5)
Jack Clement (track 9)
producer:
Felton Jarvis (track 12)
Chips Moman (track 12)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 1)
vocals:
Dolly Parton (track 9)
Porter Wagoner (track 9)
writer:
Jack Clement (track 9)
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 13)
Wayne Kemp (track 8)
Arthur Leo Owens (American country music singer-songwriter) (track 13)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 1)
Curtis Wayne (50/60th artist) (track 8)
Tammy Wynette (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Entertainment (1969) (track 12)
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1969) (track 12)
RCA Corporation (formerly Radio Corporation of America till late 1960s, became BMG Music in 1986) (1969) (track 12)
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1973) (track 12)
Capitol Records Nashville (2001) (track 14)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (2002) (track 12)
publisher:
Glad Music Co. (track 9)
Jack Music, Inc. (track 9)
Press Music Co. (track 12)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 12)
Tree Music (track 10)
recorded at:
American Sounds Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1969-01-23) (track 12)
United Recording Studios (Las Vegas) in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (1969-08-07) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Honey (track 15)
I Walk Alone (track 5)
Green, Green Grass of Home (1965) (track 10)
Galveston (1969) (track 14)
Suspicious Minds (1969-01-23 – 1969-08-07) (track 12)
later translated versions:
Blijf bij je man (track 1)
Hän (track 15)
Is er een kans (track 1)
Wer Liebe sucht (track 1)
later versions:
Du tillhör mig (track 1)
recording of:
Blue Side of Lonesome (1966 song) (track 11)
Next in Line (1968) (track 8)
Stand by Your Man (1968) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

Release

liner notes:John Morthland (music journalist)
mastering:Dennis Drake (US PolyGram engineer)
manufactured by:BMG Special Products
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/7416865 [info]
ASIN:US: B000MP7704 [info]

Release Group

part of:Classic Country (Time-Life Music) (number: 2) (order: 2)
Classic Country (Time-Life Music) (number: TL626/02) (order: 35)