Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 When I've Sang My Last Hillbilly Song
1:30
2 No Place for Me
1:20
3 Man With the Blues
2:08
4 Nite Life
2:32
5 Hello Walls (album version)
2:24
6 Funny How Time Slips Away (album version)
3:04
7 Crazy (album version)
2:54
8 Half a Man
2:27
9 Mr. Record Man
2:14
10 One in a Row
2:35
11 The Party's Over
2:27
12 Texas in My Soul
2:01
13 Good Times (album version)
2:28
14 Sweet Memories
3:16
15 Little Things
3:20
16 Any Old Arms Won't Do
2:33
17 Everybody's Talkin' (album version)
3:25
18 Pins and Needles (In My Heart)
3:19
19 Once More With Feeling
2:40
20 I Gotta Get Drunk
2:17
21 Laying My Burdens Down
2:38
22 What Can You Do to Me?
3:30
23 Kneel at the Feet of Jesus
2:48
24 I'm a Memory
2:25
25 Family Bible
3:14
26 Summer of Roses (album version)
2:08
27 Yesterday's Wine
5 3:14
28 Me and Paul
3:50
29 The Words Don't Fit the Picture
2:49
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Good Hearted Woman
2:58
2 You Left a Long, Long Time Ago
2:42
3 She's Not for You
2:31
4 You Ought to Hear Me Cry
2:42
5 It Should Be Easier Now
2:46
6 Mama's Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys (album version)
3:29
7 If You Can Touch Her at All
3:03
8 I Can Get Off on You (remastered for Buddha-October 30, 2000)
2:25
9 Blackjack County Chain
2:04
10 Johnny One Time
2:45
11 Bring Me Sunshine
2:13
12 I Just Can't Let You Say Goodbye
2:45
13 Shotgun Willie
2:42
14 Sad Songs and Waltzes
3:10
15 Troublemaker (album version)
1:53
16 Uncloudy Day (album version)
4:42
17 Bloody Mary Morning
2:50
18 I Still Can't Believe You're Gone
4:19
19 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain (album version)
2:21
20 I'd Have to Be Crazy (album version)
3:27
21 If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time (album version)
2:06
22 Always Late With Your Kisses (album version)
2:26
23 She's Gone Gone Gone (album version)
2:31
24 I Never Go Around Mirrors (album version)
2:37
25 Stardust (album version)
3:53
26 Georgia on My Mind (album version)
4:20
27 A Song for You (album version)
2:46
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Whiskey River (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:34
2 Till I Gain Control Again
Willie Nelson 5:54
3 Stay a Little Longer (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:29
4 Heartbreak Hotel
Willie Nelson feat. Leon Russell 3:02
5 One for My Baby and One for the Road (album version)
Willie Nelson 2:35
6 Help Me Make It Through the Night (album version)
Willie Nelson 4:02
7 Midnight Rider (album version)
Willie Nelson 2:53
8 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:05
9 Crazy Arms
Willie Nelson with Ray Price 2:45
10 On the Road Again (album version)
Willie Nelson 3.5 2:35
11 Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground (album version)
Willie Nelson 4:30
12 Mona Lisa (album version)
Willie Nelson 2:33
13 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:01
14 Always on My Mind (album version)
Willie Nelson 5 3:35
15 Old Friends
Willie Nelson feat. Roger Miller & Ray Price 3:07
16 Pancho and Lefty (album version)
Willie Nelson 4:49
17 Reasons to Quit
Willie Nelson feat. Merle Haggard 3:34
18 In the Jailhouse Now
Willie Nelson feat. Webb Pierce 2:09
19 Why Do I Have to Choose (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:12
20 City of New Orleans (album version)
Willie Nelson 4:53
21 To All the Girls I've Loved Before
Willie Nelson feat. Julio Iglesias 3:34
22 Three Days
Willie Nelson feat. Faron Young 3:15
23 Touch Me
Willie Nelson feat. Faron Young 2:39
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Write Your Own Songs
Willie Nelson 3:20
2 Heart of Gold
Willie Nelson 3:13
3 I'm Movin' On
Willie Nelson 2:44
4 Seven Spanish Angels
Willie Nelson with Ray Charles 3:53
5 Highwayman
Willie Nelson with Johnny Cash 3:04
6 Living in the Promiseland (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:22
7 What a Wonderful World (album version)
Willie Nelson 2:17
8 Country Willie
Willie Nelson 3:46
9 Graceland (album version)
Willie Nelson 4:47
10 Valentine (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:39
11 What Was It You Wanted (album version)
Willie Nelson 5:25
12 Still Is Still Moving to Me (album version)
Willie Nelson 3:33
13 Too Sick to Pray
Willie Nelson 2:44
14 Everywhere I Go
Willie Nelson with Emmylou Harris 3:52
15 My Own Particular Way
Willie Nelson 3:40
16 Nuages
Willie Nelson 3:42
17 Rainbow Connection
Willie Nelson 4:32
18 Mendocino County Line
Willie Nelson with Lee Ann Womack 4:34
19 The Harder They Come
Willie Nelson 3 3:40
20 Bubbles in My Beer
Willie Nelson 2:51
21 When I've Sung My Last Hillbilly Song
Willie Nelson 3:29

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Fred Neil (track 17)
Jule Styne (track 11)
Willie Nelson (tracks 2–3, 5–10, 20, 27–29)
Willie Nelson (1957) (track 25)
Willie Nelson (1971) (track 26)
lyricist:
Fred Neil (track 17)
Betty Comden (track 11)
Adolph Green (track 11)
Willie Nelson (tracks 2–3, 5–10, 20, 25, 27–29)
Willie Nelson (1971) (track 26)
previously attributed to:
Walt Breeland (American songwriter) (track 25)
Paul Buskirk (track 25)
Claude Gray (American country music singer-songwriter and guitar picker) (track 25)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 11)
mash-ups:
chaosmash by Triple-Q (track 20)
cover recording of:
Family Bible (track 25)
Summer of Roses (track 26)
The Party’s Over (Bells Are Ringing) (track 11)
later translated versions:
part of:
Bells Are Ringing (stage musical) (track 11)
recording of:
Crazy (Willie Nelson song) (track 7)
Half a Man (Willie Nelson song) (track 8)
Hello Walls (track 5)
I Gotta Get Drunk (track 20)
Man With the Blues (track 3)
Me and Paul (track 28)
Mr. Record Man (track 9)
No Place for Me (track 2)
One in a Row (track 10)
Yesterday's Wine (track 27)

CD 2

anthem of:
Georgia, United States (1979 –) (track 26)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (track 25)
composer:
Waylon Jennings (track 1)
Arthur Kent (track 11)
Willie Nelson (tracks 1, 3, 13, 17)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 19)
Lee Clayton (track 7)
Leon Russell (track 27)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 25)
Hoagy Carmichael (1930) (track 26)
Willie Nelson (1964) (track 14)
lyricist:
Willie Nelson (tracks 3, 13, 17)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 19)
Lee Clayton (track 7)
Sylvia Dee (track 11)
Leon Russell (track 27)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 25)
Stuart Gorrell (1930) (track 26)
Willie Nelson (1964) (track 14)
performer:
Waylon Jennings (track 1)
producer:
Booker T. Jones (track 25)
writer:
Ed Bruce (track 6)
Patsy Bruce (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
publisher:
Irving Music (BMI) (track 27)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 25)
Tree International (track 14)
Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd. (1930 –) (track 26)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (1930 –) (track 26)
cover recording of:
A Song for You (track 27)
Georgia on My Mind (track 26)
Uncloudy Day (track 16)
Stardust (the jazz standard) (1977-12-03 – 1977-12-12) (track 25)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Dagen skall komma (track 1)
Ehrbares Mädchen (track 1)
Goisern (track 26)
Polvere di stelle (track 25)
Soittajan vaimo (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
Bloody Mary Morning (track 17)
Bring Me Sunshine (track 11)
Good Hearted Woman (track 1)
She's Not for You (track 3)
Shotgun Willie (track 13)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

composer:
Gregg Allman (track 7)
J.B. Shinn III (track 1)
Rodney Crowell (track 2)
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Jay Livingston (track 12)
Willie Nelson (tracks 10–11, 19, 23)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 20)
Merle Haggard (American country music singer, guitarist, fiddler and songwriter) (track 17)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 8)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 18)
Townes Van Zandt (track 16)
Harold Arlen (1943) (track 5)
Chuck Seals (1954) (track 9)
Ralph Mooney (1954) (track 9)
lyricist:
Gregg Allman (track 7)
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Willie Nelson (tracks 10–11, 19, 23)
Ray Evans (track 12)
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 20)
Merle Haggard (American country music singer, guitarist, fiddler and songwriter) (track 17)
Robert Kim Payne (track 7)
Sharon Rice (US country singer/songwriter) (track 8)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 18)
Townes Van Zandt (track 16)
Johnny Mercer (1943) (track 5)
Chuck Seals (1954) (track 9)
Ralph Mooney (1954) (track 9)
performer:
Julio Iglesias (track 21)
Webb Pierce (track 18)
vocals:
Willie Nelson (track 14)
writer:
J.B. Shinn III (track 1)
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 14)
Hal David (track 21)
Albert Hammond (track 21)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (track 14)
Willie Nelson (track 22)
Faron Young (track 22)
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 14)
publisher:
Bike Music (track 14)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 6)
Elijah Blue Music (track 7)
Harwin Music Corporation (aka Harwin-Music Corp.) (track 5)
Lovolar Music (track 14)
Rose Bridge Music (track 14)
Sebanine Music (track 14)
Thunderhawk Music (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 7)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (1956) (track 9)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 471) (track 10)
cover recording of:
City of New Orleans (track 20)
Crazy Arms (track 9)
Midnight Rider (track 7)
Mona Lisa (track 12)
Pancho and Lefty (track 16)
Whiskey River (track 1)
Always on My Mind (1982) (track 14)
has revision:
Wade in the Water (The John Butler Trio song) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Er'e hjul igjen (track 10)
Liten og grønn (track 20)
later parody versions:
Mattapan Again (track 10)
Willie’s Cats (track 21)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Mona Lisa (track 12)
Pazudušais dēls (Latvian version of "City of New Orleans") (track 20)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 14)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 14)
常在我心間 (track 14)
later versions:
Salut les amoureux (track 20)
recording of:
On the Road Again (track 10)
Reasons to Quit (track 17)
Three Days (track 22)
Touch Me (track 23)

CD 4

acoustic guitar:
Dale Sellers (1984) (track 4)
drums (drum set):
Kenneth Malone (1984) (track 4)
trumpet:
Jose McElhiney (1984) (track 4)
Bill McElhiney (1984) (track 4)
strings:
The “A” Strings (1984) (track 4)
harmonica:
Terry McMillan (1984) (track 4)
bass:
Robert Wray (1984) (track 4)
steel guitar:
Pete Drake (steel guitar player) (1984) (track 4)
keyboard:
Hargus "Pig" Robbins (1984) (track 4)
gut guitar [gut string guitar]:
Pete Bordonali (1984) (track 4)
Billy Sanford (guitar) (1984) (track 4)
background vocals:
Louis Nunley (1984) (track 4)
Lisa Silver (1984) (track 4)
Diane Tidwell (1984) (track 4)
Hurshel Wiginton (1984) (track 4)
composer:
Tommy Duncan (Western swing vocalist, songwriter and pianist) (track 20)
David Lynn Jones (track 6)
Willie Nelson (tracks 1, 8, 10, 12–14)
Bob Wills (track 20)
Jimmy Cliff (track 19)
Cindy Walker (US songwriter, singer and dancer) (track 20)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (track 2)
Bob Dylan (1989-03) (track 11)
conductor:
Bill McElhiney (1984) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1984) (track 4)
Willie Nelson (1984) (track 4)
lyricist:
Tommy Duncan (Western swing vocalist, songwriter and pianist) (track 20)
David Lynn Jones (track 6)
Willie Nelson (tracks 1, 8, 10, 12–14)
Bob Wills (track 20)
Jimmy Cliff (track 19)
Cindy Walker (US songwriter, singer and dancer) (track 20)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (track 2)
Bob Dylan (1989-03) (track 11)
performer:
Willie Nelson (track 18)
Lee Ann Womack (track 18)
producer:
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 4)
writer:
Kenny Ascher (track 17)
Troy Seals (American singer, songwriter, and guitarist) (track 4)
Matt Serletic (track 18)
Eddie Setser (In Groups: James Brown And The Dapps, Jellyroll, The Dapps) (track 4)
Bernie Taupin (track 18)
Bob Thiele (track 7)
George David Weiss (track 7)
Paul Williams (US songwriter/soft rock vocalist) (track 17)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 7)
Quartet Music (track 7)
WB Music Group (track 4)
Special Rider Music (1989 –) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Bubbles in My Beer (track 20)
Heart of Gold (track 2)
The Rainbow Connection (The Muppets Movie) (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Herz aus Gold (track 2)
Querem meu sangue (track 19)
明日再明日 (track 17)
later versions:
Heart of Gold (additional lyrics) (track 2)
Le Maître du monde (track 19)
part of:
The Muppets Movie (film soundtrack) (track 17)
recording of:
Country Willie (track 8)
Everywhere I Go (track 14)
Too Sick to Pray (track 13)
Valentine (track 10)
Seven Spanish Angels (1984) (track 4)
referred to in medleys: