Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Southern Nights Glen Campbell 4 2:59
2 Always on My Mind Willie Nelson 4.75 3:32
3 Blue Bayou Linda Ronstadt 4.25 3:54
4 Carolina in My Mind James Taylor 3:55
5 Your Cheatin’ Heart Hank Williams 4 2:42
6 I Love You Because Jim Reeves 2:46
7 I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton 4 3:06
8 Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town Kenny Rogers 2:50
9 El Paso Marty Robbins 4:22
10 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Joan Baez 5 3:24
11 Delta Dawn Tanya Tucker 3:19
12 If Not You Dr. Hook 3:11
13 A Boy Named Sue Johnny Cash 3:43
14 Angel of the Morning Juice Newton 5 4:07
15 Stand by Your Man Billie Jo Spears 2:33
16 Cryin’ Roy Orbison 2:47
17 Talkin’ in Your Sleep Crystal Gayle 2 2:55
18 Rose Garden Lynn Anderson 4.5 2:55
19 The Weight The Band 4 4:34
20 Achy Breaky Heart Billy Ray Cyrus 2.5 3:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take Me Home Country Roads Olivia Newton‐John 3:18
2 Help Me Make It Through the Night Kris Kristofferson 2:21
3 More Like the Movies Dr. Hook 3:42
4 D.I.V.O.R.C.E. Tammy Wynette 4 2:58
5 Crazy Willie Nelson 2:52
6 Galveston Glen Campbell 2:40
7 Take It to the Limit Suzy Bogguss 4:34
8 Horse With No Name America 4.2 4:04
9 You’re My Best Friend Don Williams 2:49
10 I’ll Never Fall in Love Again Bobbie Gentry 2:52
11 Everybody’s Talkin’ Nilsson 4 2:45
12 Here, There and Everywhere Emmylou Harris 4 3:43
13 Brass Buttons Gram Parsons 3:28
14 What I’ve Got in Mind Billie Jo Spears 2:44
15 Lady Kenny Rogers 3 3:53
16 And I Love You So Don McLean 3 4:17
17 Feels So Right Alabama 3:34
18 The Most Beautiful Girl Charlie Rich 4.35 2:40
19 The Wind Beneath My Wings Lee Greenwood 3:57
20 From a Distance Nanci Griffith 3 4:11

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1952-09-23) (track 5)
acoustic guitar:
Robbie Robertson (1968-01-12) (track 19)
Waddy Wachtel (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
fiddle:
Tommy Jackson (Bluegrass fiddler) (1952-09-23) (track 5)
Johnny Gimble (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Mack Magaha (Bluegrass Fiddler) (1973-06-13) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Farris Coursey (1952-09-23) (track 5)
Ralph Gallant (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
Levon Helm (1968-01-12) (track 19)
electronic drum set [syn-drums]:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Rick Danko (1968-01-12) (track 19)
bass guitar [bass]:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
cowbell:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
mandolin:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
guitar:
Jimmy Colvard (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Dave Kirby (American session guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (1952-09-23) (track 5)
Dolly Parton (1973-06-13) (track 7)
bass:
Floyd D. 'Lightnin'' Chance (1952-09-23) (track 5)
Bobby Dyson (1973-06-13) (track 7)
banjo:
Bobby Thompson (guitar & banjo player) (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Buck Trent (1973-06-13) (track 7)
electric piano:
Don Grolnick (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Chet Atkins (1952-09-23) (track 5)
steel guitar:
Don Helms (1952-09-23) (track 5)
Stu Basore (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Dan Dugmore (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
piano:
Garth Hudson (1968-01-12) (track 19)
Hargus "Pig" Robbins (1973-06-13) (track 7)
marimba:
Steve Forman (US percussionist) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Mark Howlett (track 3)
background vocals:
Rick Danko (1968-01-12) (track 19)
Levon Helm (1968-01-12) (track 19)
Richard Manuel (1968-01-12) (track 19)
Joe Babcock (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Dolores Edgin (1973-06-13) (track 7)
June Page (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Hurshel Wiginton (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
Don Henley (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
composer:
Dennis Locorriere (track 12)
Dolly Parton (track 7)
Marty Robbins (track 9)
Robbie Robertson (tracks 10, 19)
Shel Silverstein (track 13)
Joe South (track 18)
Chip Taylor (US singer/songwriter) (track 14)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 4)
Mel Tillis (tracks 8, 8)
Allen Toussaint (track 1)
Donald L. Tress (track 20)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 5)
Joe Melson (tracks 3, 16)
Roy Orbison (tracks 3, 16)
engineer:
Don Hahn (engineer) (track 19)
Tony May (Engineer) (track 19)
Tom Pick (track 7)
lead vocals:
Rick Danko (1968-01-12) (track 19)
Levon Helm (1968-01-12) (track 19)
Linda Ronstadt (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
lyricist:
Dennis Locorriere (track 12)
Dolly Parton (track 7)
Marty Robbins (track 9)
Robbie Robertson (tracks 10, 19)
Shel Silverstein (track 13)
Joe South (track 18)
Chip Taylor (US singer/songwriter) (track 14)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 4)
Mel Tillis (tracks 8, 8)
Allen Toussaint (track 1)
Donald L. Tress (track 20)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 5)
Joe Melson (1961) (track 16)
Roy Orbison (1961) (track 16)
Joe Melson (1963) (track 3)
Roy Orbison (1963) (track 3)
mixer:
Val Garay (track 3)
producer:
Peter Asher (track 3)
The Band (track 19)
Jim Cotton (track 20)
Bob Ferguson (track 7)
Chips Moman (track 2)
Norbert Putnam (track 10)
Joe Scaife (track 20)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 19)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 3)
vocals:
Willie Nelson (track 2)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (1952-09-23) (track 5)
Dolly Parton (1973-06-13) (track 7)
writer:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 2)
Larry Collins (track 11)
Roger Cook (track 17)
Alex Harvey (American country singer of the early 70s) (track 11)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of “Suspicious Minds”) (track 2)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 15)
Bobby Wood (American pianist, keyboard player and songwriter) (track 17)
Tammy Wynette (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1968) (track 19)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1974) (track 7)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1977) (track 3)
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 2)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (2005) (track 19)
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits) (2011) (track 20)
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (do not use as a release label! for copyrights use only) (2016 –) (track 14)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (2017) (track 3)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (2017) (track 3)
publisher:
Big Ax Music (track 11)
Bike Music (track 2)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 2)
Canaan Music Inc (track 10)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 2)
Dwarf Music (track 19)
EMI Blackwood (track 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 14)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 11)
Hiriam Music (track 5)
Lovolar Music (track 2)
Roger Cook Music (track 17)
Rose Bridge Music (track 2)
Screen Gems (track 2)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 1–2)
Sebanine Music (track 2)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 18)
Unichappell Music (track 14)
Velvet Apple Music (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track 10)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 9)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
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 11)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio (Third studio, 322 West 48th Street) in New York, New York, United States (1968-01-12) (track 19)
RCA Studio B (Nashville, TN) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Sound Factory, LA in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
mash-ups:
part of:
Huffington Post: 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever (number: 6) (order: 6) (track 19)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 213) (order: 212) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Achy Breaky Heart (track 20)
Southern Nights (track 1)
Rose Garden (1970) (track 18)
Blue Bayou (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 3)
Always on My Mind (1982) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Achey Rakey Heart (track 20)
Achy Breaky Song (track 20)
Fakey Purple Hearts (track 20)
Fakey Shaky Parts (track 20)
later translated parody versions:
Conny (track 10)
later translated versions:
A Boy Named Sue (french version) (track 13)
Als ik ga (track 7)
Blijf bij je man (track 15)
Dál jen vejdi (track 14)
El peso (track 19)
Ik mis je zo (track 3)
Is er een kans (track 15)
Jardín de rosas (track 18)
L'Amore sei tu (track 7)
Laakson lilja (track 11)
Llorando (version of Orbison and Melson's "Crying") (track 16)
Mijn eiland (track 3)
Mijn naam is Mien (track 13)
Old Dixie Down (track 10)
Rakkauden saari (track 3)
Sen Eki teki vaan (track 20)
Steh' bei dein Mann (track 15)
Toi, le garçon (track 11)
Wer Liebe sucht (track 15)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 2)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 2)
Zonder verhaal (track 2)
常在我心間 (track 2)
later versions:
Du tillhör mig (track 15)
En dans på rosor (track 18)
Je bleef bij me (track 2)
Mon copain Julie (track 1)
Ruby (German version) (tracks 8, 8)
Ruby, tu reviens au pays (tracks 8, 8)
recording of:
Crying (track 16)
Delta Dawn (track 11)
If Not You (track 12)
Stand by Your Man (track 15)
Your Cheatin’ Heart (1952-09-23) (track 5)
El Paso (1959) (track 9)
The Weight (1968-01-12) (track 19)
A Boy Named Sue (1969) (track 13)
I Will Always Love You (1973-06-13) (track 7)
Talking in Your Sleep (1978) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (order: 9) (track 7)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Brent Rowan (track 7)
Dewey Bunnell (1971) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Kim Haworth (1971) (track 8)
bass guitar:
Leland Sklar (track 7)
Dan Peek (1971) (track 8)
membranophone:
Eddie Bayers (track 7)
harmonica:
Kirk "Jellyroll" Johnson (harmonica player Kirk Johnson) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Brent Rowan (track 7)
percussion:
Tom Roady (track 7)
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (1971) (track 8)
steel guitar:
Dan Dugmore (track 7)
keyboard:
Matt Rollings (American composer, musician and record producer) (track 7)
12 string guitar:
Gerry Beckley (1971) (track 8)
additional producer:
America (US folk/soft rock band) (track 8)
Jeff Dexter (track 8)
background vocals:
Suzy Bogguss (track 7)
Beth Nielsen Chapman (American singer and songwriter) (track 7)
Harry Stinson (track 7)
composer:
Dewey Bunnell (track 8)
Kris Kristofferson (track 2)
Don McLean (track 16)
Fred Neil (track 11)
Willie Nelson (track 5)
Kenny O’Dell (track 14)
Lionel Richie, Jr. (track 15)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 6)
Julie Gold (1985) (track 20)
Burt Bacharach (track 10)
Bobby Braddock (track 4)
Gram Parsons (track 13)
Shel Silverstein (track 3)
engineer:
Robin Black (engineer) (track 8)
Lou Bradley (American producer, engineer, also songwriter) (track 18)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Suzy Bogguss (track 7)
Charlie Rich (track 18)
Kenny Rogers (US country singer, songwriter, actor, record producer & entrepreneur) (track 15)
Dewey Bunnell (1971) (track 8)
lyricist:
Dewey Bunnell (track 8)
Hal David (track 10)
Kris Kristofferson (track 2)
Don McLean (track 16)
Fred Neil (track 11)
Willie Nelson (track 5)
Kenny O’Dell (track 14)
Lionel Richie, Jr. (track 15)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer, producer, pianist & singer) (track 6)
Julie Gold (1985) (track 20)
producer:
America (US folk/soft rock band) (track 8)
Jeff Dexter (track 8)
Ian Samwell (track 8)
George Martin (track 8)
remixer:
George Martin (track 8)
vocals:
Nanci Griffith (track 20)
Charlie Rich (track 18)
writer:
Rory Bourke (track 18)
Bill Danoff (track 1)
John Denver (track 1)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 7)
Don Henley (track 7)
Larry Henley (singer songwriter) (track 19)
Wayland Holyfield (track 9)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 12)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 12)
Randy Meisner (track 7)
Taffy Nivert (track 1)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 18)
Jeff Silbar (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1972) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1973) (track 18)
Liberty Records, Inc. (1980) (track 15)
Capitol Records Nashville (2001) (track 6)
Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (2011) (track 8)
publisher:
BMG Ruby Songs (track 1)
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (track 16)
Brockman Music (track 15)
Cass County Music (track 7)
Cavalcade Music (track 9)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 10, 18)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 2)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.) (track 10)
Grow Your Own Music (track 20)
JAC Music Co., Inc. (track 10)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 10)
My Pop’s Songs (track 1)
Nebraska Music (track 7)
Northern Songs (track 12)
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Red Cloud Music (track 7)
Third Palm Music (track 11)
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”) (track 10)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 19)
Winged Wheel (track 20)
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 7)
recorded at:
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in Willesden, Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1971) (track 8)
earliest release:
has remixes:
Everybody’s Talkin’ (studio remix) by Nilsson (track 11)
part of:
New York Post: 100 Greatest Covers (2007) (number: 51) (order: 51) (track 11)
arrangements:
Wind Beneath My Wings (for band and trombone, Barry) (track 19)
cover recording of:
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again (Promises, Promises) (track 10)
Galveston (1969) (track 6)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Boy With Horse Teeth (written for Howard Stern show performance) (track 8)
Country Putata (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Aşkım (track 15)
Dis‐moi (Here, There & Everywhere) (track 12)
Elke roos (track 1)
Here, There and Everywhere (Japanese version) (track 12)
Här (track 12)
In de zon (track 1)
Ma meilleure amie (track 9)
Mijn schaduw (track 19)
Mon pays est ici (track 1)
Vanha tie (track 1)
Yksin (Lionel Richie cover) (track 15)
乖乖 (track 10)
later versions:
From a Distance (Christmas version) (track 20)
Paras ystävä (track 9)
recording of:
And I Love You So (track 16)
Brass Buttons (track 13)
Crazy (Willie Nelson song) (track 5)
From a Distance (track 20)
Lady (track 15)
D-I-V-O-R-C-E (1968 song) (1968) (track 4)
A Horse With No Name (1971) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 8)
The Beatles Concerto: 2nd Movement: Andante espressivo (Here, There and Everywhere / Something) (track 12)
Swastikas on Parade (order: 4) (track 8)
The Music of The Beatles (order: 9) (track 12)
version of:
Hey Mister (track 18)

Release

ASIN:UK: B000024JZ7 [info]