Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 California Blues
2:52
2 Narration #1
1:23
3 Hobo's Meditation
2:47
4 Waitin' for a Train
2:54
5 Mother, the Queen of My Heart
2:43
6 My Carolina Sunshine Girl
2:53
7 Narration #2
0:39
8 Train Whistle Blues
3:17
9 Why Should I Be Lonely?
3:21
10 Jimmie's Texas Blues
3:39
11 Blue Yodel No. 6
3:13
12 Narration #3
0:55
13 Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)
3:24
14 Peach Picking Time Down in Georgia
3:00
15 Down the Old Road to Home
2:05
16 Travelin' Blues
3:19
17 Miss the Mississippi and You
3:17
18 Frankie and Johnny
3:47
19 No Hard Times
2:49
20 Narration #4
0:56
21 Hobo Bill's Last Ride
2:47
22 My Old Pal
3:04
23 Nobody Knows but Me
2:45
24 Narration #5
1:35
25 Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel (The Woman Made a Fool Out of Me)
3:06

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 10, 13, 25)
William H. Heagney (songwriter, also known as Bill Halley) (track 17)
lyricist:
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 10, 13, 25)
William H. Heagney (songwriter, also known as Bill Halley) (track 17)
publisher:
Carl Sandburg (1927) (track 18)
writer:
Slim Bryant (American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 5)
Carey D. Harvey (US songwriter) (track 15)
Elsie McWilliams (American songwriter) (tracks 22–23)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 5, 15, 22–23)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 18)
publisher:
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 17)
part of:
arrangements:
Frankie and Johnnie (Sam Cooke arr.) (track 18)
Frankie and Johnny (Elvis arrangement) (track 18)
Frankie and Johnny (Jerry Lee Lewis version) (track 18)
Frankie’s Man, Johnny (Johnny Cash arr.) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Frankie and Johnny (traditional song, version of "Frankie and Albert") (track 18)
My Old Pal (track 22)
Nobody Knows but Me (track 23)
later translated versions:
Frankie et Johnny (French version by Boris Vian) (track 18)
later versions:
Frankie and Johnny (Sidney Bechet arrangement) (track 18)
New Mule Skinner Blues (revised lyrics, first recorded by Bill Monroe ca. 1950) (track 13)
version of:
Frankie and Albert (traditional song with the lyrics from "You’re My Baby" added, post-1912) (track 18)