Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 For the Sake of the Song
4:45
2 Tecumseh Valley
2:41
3 Many a Fine Lady
3:51
4 Quicksilver Daydreams of Maria
3:39
5 Waitin' Around to Die
2:24
6 I'll Be Here in the Morning
2:45
7 Sad Cinderella
4:41
8 The Velvet Voices
3:13
9 All Your Young Servants
2:57
10 Talkin' Karate Blues
3:05
11 Sixteen Summers, Fifteen Falls
2:37
12 Be Here to Love Me
2:36
13 Kathleen
2:45
14 She Came and She Touched Me
4:02
15 Like a Summer Thursday
3:02
16 Our Mother the Mountain
4:20
17 Second Lover's Song
2:14
18 St. John the Gambler
3:04
19 Tecumseh
4:53
20 Snake Mountain Blues
2:37
21 My Proud Mountains
5:02
22 Why She's Acting This Way
5:24
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 For the Sake of the Song
5:18
2 Columbine
2:30
3 Waitin' Around to Die
5 2:42
4 Don't Take It Too Bad
2:51
5 Colorado Girl
3:15
6 Lungs
2:26
7 I'll Be Here in the Morning
2:57
8 Fare Thee Well, Miss Carousel
5:18
9 (Quicksilver Daydreams Of) Maria
4:42
10 None but the Rain
2:24
11 F.F.V.
3:33
12 Delta Momma Blues
3:57
13 Only Him or Me
2:27
14 Turnstyled, Junkpiled
3:21
15 Tower Song
4:07
16 Come Tomorrow
2:55
17 Brand New Companion
4:42
18 Where I Lead Me
2:48
19 Rake
4:02
20 Nothin'
2:47
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Two Hands
2:34
2 You Are Not Needed Now
4:16
3 Greensboro Woman
2:21
4 Highway Kind
2:15
5 Standin'
3:24
6 No Deal
3:13
7 To Live Is to Fly
3:15
8 When He Offers His Hand
3:00
9 Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold
2:22
10 Blue Ridge Mountains
2:11
11 High, Low and in Between
3:14
12 No Lonesome Tune
4:21
13 Sad Cinderella
4:16
14 German Mustard (A Clapalong)
2:55
15 Don't Let the Sunshine Fool Ya'
2:26
16 Honky Tonkin'
3:44
17 Snow Don't Fall
2:43
18 Fraulein
2:43
19 Pancho and Lefty
3:41
20 If I Needed You
3:45
21 Silver Ships of Andilar
5:08
22 Heavenly Houseboat Blues
2:40
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Loretta
3:52
2 No Place to Fall
3:32
3 Flyin' Shoes
4:26
4 Who Do You Love
4:02
5 When She Don't Need Me
3:14
6 Dollar Bill Blues
3:01
7 Rex's Blues
2:31
8 Pueblo Waltz
3:02
9 Brother Flower
2:56
10 Snake Song
2:36
11 Two Girls (live)
3:47
12 Fraternity Blues (live)
3:07
13 White Freight Liner Blues (live)
3:11
14 Talking Thunderbird Blues (live)
2:34
15 Nine Pound Hammer (live)
3:08
16 Chauffeur's Blues (live)
4:33
17 Cocaine Blues (live)
3:31
18 Only Him or Me (live)
2:43

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 12–16, 18–19, 22)
dedicated to:
Debbie Alexander (track 12)
Joyce Breit (track 12)
Oklahoma Gertsen (track 12)
George Wyle (track 12)
lyricist:
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 12–16, 18–19, 22)
publisher:
Bughouse (track 12)
Silver House Music Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
recording of:
Be Here to Love Me (track 12)
Kathleen (track 13)
Tecumseh Valley (tracks 2, 19)

CD 2

composer:
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–7, 9, 13–15, 17–20)
engineer:
Brooks Arthur (tracks 11–20)
lyricist:
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–7, 9, 13–15, 17–20)
producer:
Ron Frangipane (tracks 11–20)
Jim Malloy (tracks 1–10)
writer:
Townes Van Zandt (track 12)
recorded at:
edits:
recording of:
Brand New Companion (track 17)
Colorado Girl (track 5)
Delta Mama Blues (track 12)
Lungs (track 6)
Nothin' (track 20)
Only Him or Me (track 13)
Rake (track 19)
Tower Song (track 15)
Where I Lead Me (track 18)

CD 3

composer:
Lawton Williams (track 18)
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 19–20)
lyricist:
Lawton Williams (track 18)
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 19–20)
writer:
Townes Van Zandt (track 12)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Wenn es nötig wär (track 20)
later versions:
Fraulein (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 18)
recording of:
Fraulein (track 18)
Highway Kind (track 4)
If I Needed You (track 20)
No Lonesome Tune (track 12)
Pancho and Lefty (track 19)
To Live Is to Fly (track 7)
Two Hands (track 1)

CD 4

composer:
T.J. Arnall (track 17)
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 16)
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1–3, 7, 11–14, 18)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 4)
lyricist:
T.J. Arnall (track 17)
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 16)
Townes Van Zandt (tracks 1–3, 7, 11–14, 18)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 4)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
publisher:
Elvis Presley Music (track 15)
Hill & Range (track 15)
cover recording of:
Who Do You Love? (track 4)
later versions:
Cocaine Blues (Rev. Gary Davis arrangement) (track 17)
live cover recording of:
Cocaine Blues (T.J. Arnall version) (track 17)
Nine Pound Hammer (track 15)
live recording of:
Chauffeur's Blues (track 16)
Fraternity Blues (track 12)
Only Him or Me (track 18)
Two Girls (track 11)
recording of:
Flyin' Shoes (track 3)
Loretta (track 1)
No Place to Fall (track 2)
Rex's Blues (track 7)
version of:
Little Sadie (track 17)