Tracklist

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CD 1: Easy
# Title Rating Length
1 Always on My Mind 4.75 3:34
2 Without a Song 3:53
3 Georgia on My Mind 4:21
4 Stardust 3:52
5 All of Me 3:54
6 Danny Boy 3:58
7 Let It Be Me 3:32
8 Mona Lisa 2:32
9 Blue Skies 3 3:34
10 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain 4 2:21
11 Wind Beneath My Wings 3:48
12 Over the Rainbow 3:34
CD 2: Duets
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Reasons to Quit Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson 3:31
2 Slow Movin' Outlaw Willie Nelson & Lacy J. Dalton 3:33
3 Half a Man Willie Nelson & George Jones 3:04
4 How Do You Feel About Foolin' Around Willie Nelson & Kris Kristofferson 2:45
5 Take It to the Limit Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson 3:46
6 Seven Spanish Angels Willie Nelson & Ray Charles 3 3:50
7 Faded Love Willie Nelson & Ray Price 3:48
8 Pancho & Lefty Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson 4:45
9 Hello Walls Willie Nelson and Faron Young 2:31
10 I'm Movin' On Willie Nelson & Hank Snow 2:43
11 You're Gonna Love Yourself (In the Morning) Willie Nelson & Brenda Lee 2:55
12 Heartbreak Hotel Willie Nelson & Leon Russell 2:57
CD 3: Cowboy
# Title Rating Length
1 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 4 3:04
2 City of New Orleans 4:51
3 On the Road Again 2:30
4 Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys 3:25
5 Whiskey River 2:24
6 Red Headed Stranger 4:00
7 South of the Border 3:15
8 So You Think You're a Cowboy 2:14
9 A Horse Called Music 4:26
10 If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time 2:02
11 Midnight Rider 2:50
12 Good Hearted Woman 2:54

Credits

CD 1: Easy

anthem of:
Georgia, United States (1979 –) (track 3)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (tracks 4–5, 9)
Willie Nelson (track 10)
Daniel Powers (track 12)
Julie Knowles (track 6)
composer:
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 10)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 9)
Gilbert Bécaud (track 7)
Jerry Livingston (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 4)
Hoagy Carmichael (1930) (track 3)
Harold Arlen (1938) (track 12)
engineer:
Donivan Cowart (tracks 4–5, 9)
Bradley Hartman (tracks 4–5, 9)
Phil York (track 10)
lyricist:
Pierre Delanoë (track 7)
Raymond B. Evans (track 8)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 10)
Frederick Edward Weatherly (1910 – 1913) (track 6)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 9)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 4)
Stuart Gorrell (1930) (track 3)
Yip Harburg (1938) (track 12)
premiered by:
Judy Garland (1939) (track 12)
producer:
Booker T. Jones (tracks 4–5, 9)
Chips Moman (track 1)
Willie Nelson (track 10)
publisher:
Alfred Music (publisher of sheet music for music education) (track 6)
Swan's Wing Press (music of Daniel Powers) (track 12)
translator:
Mann Curtis (track 7)
vocals:
Willie Nelson (tracks 1, 4–5, 9)
writer:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 1)
Larry Henley (singer songwriter) (track 11)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of “Suspicious Minds”) (track 1)
Jeff Silbar (track 11)
Gerald Marks (1932) (track 5)
Seymour Simons (1932) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1978) (tracks 4–5, 9)
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 1)
publisher:
All Nations Music (track 4)
Bike Music (track 1)
Boosey & Hawkes (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 6)
Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (USA, publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 6)
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher) (track 5)
Bourne, Inc. (track 5)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 1)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 1)
EMA-Suisse (track 7)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) (track 4)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 12)
Famous Chappell (track 8)
Leeds Music Corp. (track 7)
Leo Feist Music (track 12)
Lovolar Music (track 1)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 7)
Mills Music, Inc. ( – ????) (track 4)
Peermusic (track 5)
Rose Bridge Music (track 1)
Round Hill Songs (track 5)
Screen Gems (track 1)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 1)
Sebanine Music (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 5)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 7)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 11)
Warner/Chappell (track 12)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 3)
Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd. (1930 –) (track 3)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (1930 –) (track 3)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
The Enactron Truck in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (tracks 4–5, 9)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 302) (order: 300) (track 10)
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 12) (order: 6) (track 12)
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 23) (order: 17) (track 8)
arrangements:
Danny Boy (arr. Thin Lizzy) (track 6)
Danny Boy (arr. DeFeo) (track 6)
Danny Boy (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 6)
Danny Boy (James Last arrangement) (track 6)
Danny Boy (arr. Gamley) (track 6)
Danny Boy (arr. Joseph Flummerfelt) (track 6)
Over the Rainbow (arr. Dave Stapleton) (track 12)
Over the Rainbow (for choir, Pickard) (track 12)
Over the Rainbow (track 12)
Wind Beneath My Wings (for band and trombone, Barry) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Danny Boy (track 6)
Georgia on My Mind (track 3)
Let It Be Me (track 7)
Mona Lisa (track 8)
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) (track 12)
All of Me (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (track 5)
Blue Skies (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (track 9)
Stardust (the jazz standard) (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (track 4)
Always on My Mind (1982) (track 1)
is based on:
Londonderry Air (track 6)
is the basis for:
All of Me (track 5)
MAIN THEME (Rainbow Islands) (track 12)
later translated versions:
Goisern (track 3)
Liebe mich (track 5)
L’Arc en ciel (Somewhere Over the Rainbow, du film “Le Magicien d’Oz”) (track 12)
Mijn schaduw (track 11)
Mona Lisa (track 8)
Mona Lisa (Tino Rossi version) (track 8)
Mona Lisa (Compagnons de la chanson version) (track 8)
Ovan regnbågen (track 12)
Polvere di stelle (track 4)
Pāri varavīksnei (Over the Rainbow) (track 12)
Wahlwies (track 3)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 1)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 1)
Zonder verhaal (track 1)
常在我心間 (track 1)
虹の彼方 (Japanese Version of Over the Rainbow) (track 12)
later versions:
Je bleef bij me (track 1)
La Voie lactée (track 4)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Marusha rave version of “Over the Rainbow”) (track 12)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (1942 Arlen/Harburg musical) (track 12)
The Wizard of Oz (1939 film soundtrack) (track 12)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
A Portrait of Ray Charles (brass band) (track 3)
Bing Crosby Medley (track 9)
Sleeptime Down South Medley (order: 2) (track 3)
Comedy in Music, Part II (order: 3) (track 4)
Ja-Da Medley (order: 12) (track 5)
translated version of:
Je t’appartiens (track 7)

CD 2: Duets

acoustic guitar:
Dale Sellers (Nashville session guitarist) (1984) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Kenneth Malone (session drummer/percussion) (1984) (track 6)
trumpet:
Bill McElhiney (1984) (track 6)
Jose McElhiney (1984) (track 6)
strings:
The “A” Strings (1984) (track 6)
harmonica:
Terry McMillan (1984) (track 6)
bass:
Robert Wray (1984) (track 6)
steel guitar:
Pete Drake (steel guitar player) (1984) (track 6)
keyboard:
Hargus "Pig" Robbins (1984) (track 6)
gut guitar [gut string guitar]:
Pete Bordonali (1984) (track 6)
Billy Sanford (guitar) (1984) (track 6)
background vocals:
Louis Nunley (1984) (track 6)
Lisa Silver (1984) (track 6)
Diane Tidwell (1984) (track 6)
Hurshel Wiginton (1984) (track 6)
composer:
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 1)
Willie Nelson (tracks 3, 9)
Hank Snow (tracks 10, 10)
Townes Van Zandt (track 8)
conductor:
Bill McElhiney (1984) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1984) (track 6)
Willie Nelson (1984) (track 6)
lyricist:
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter) (track 1)
Willie Nelson (tracks 3, 9)
Hank Snow (tracks 10, 10)
Townes Van Zandt (track 8)
performer:
Hank Snow (track 10)
producer:
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 6)
writer:
Stephen Bruton (track 4)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 5)
Don Henley (track 5)
Kris Kristofferson (track 4)
Randy Meisner (track 5)
Troy Seals (American singer, songwriter, and guitarist) (track 6)
Eddie Setser (In Groups: James Brown And The Dapps, Jellyroll, The Dapps) (track 6)
Michael Utley (track 4)
Bob Wills (track 7)
Johnnie Lee Wills (track 7)
publisher:
Cass County Music (track 5)
Hill & Range (tracks 10, 10)
Nebraska Music (track 5)
Red Cloud Music (track 5)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 10, 10)
WB Music Group (track 6)
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 5)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (1951) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Faded Love (track 7)
I’m Moving On (track 10)
Pancho and Lefty (track 8)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
I’m Movin’ On No. 2 (tracks 10, 10)
later versions:
En revenant (tracks 10, 10)
recording of:
Half a Man (track 3)
Hello Walls (track 9)
I’m Moving On (track 10)
Reasons to Quit (track 1)
Seven Spanish Angels (1984) (track 6)

CD 3: Cowboy

composer:
Gregg Allman (track 11)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 2)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 1)
Johnny Bush (track 5)
Waylon Jennings (track 12)
Willie Nelson (tracks 3, 12)
engineer:
Phil York (track 10)
lyricist:
Gregg Allman (track 11)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 2)
Robert Kim Payne (track 11)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 1)
Willie Nelson (track 3)
producer:
Willie Nelson (track 10)
writer:
Jim Beck (James Albert Beck, Country music producer - talent agent - record promoter - recording studio owner - A&R engineer - music publisher) (track 10)
Ed Bruce (American country music songwriter, singer and actor) (track 4)
Patsy Bruce (track 4)
J.B. Shinn III (track 5)
Hank Cochran (Nashville singer and songwriter) (track 8)
Lefty Frizzell (US country singer & songwriter) (track 10)
Edith Lindeman (track 6)
Carl Stutz (track 6)
Willie Nelson (track 8)
publisher:
Elijah Blue Music (track 11)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Midnight Rider (track 11)
Whiskey River (track 5)
has revision:
Wade in the Water (track 11)
is the basis for:
Er'e hjul igjen (track 3)
Liten og grønn (track 2)
later parody versions:
Mattapan Again (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Dagen skall komma (track 12)
Ehrbares Mädchen (track 12)
Pazudušais dēls (Latvian version of "City of New Orleans") (track 2)
Soittajan vaimo (track 12)
later versions:
Salut les amoureux (track 2)
recording of:
Good Hearted Woman (track 12)
On the Road Again (track 3)

Release

ASIN:US: B0002HDWBU [info]