Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 John Henry
[traditional] 2:57
2 Yeibichai Chant Song
[traditional] 0:59
3 Sioux Grass Dance
[traditional] 0:59
4 El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez
[traditional] 2:46
5 Barbara Allen
[traditional] 2:50
6 Shenandoah
[traditional] 1:50
7 Field Holler
[traditional] 1:17
8 Father's Field Call
[traditional] 0:25
9 Hammer, Ring
[traditional] 2:39
10 No More Auction Block for Me
[traditional] 2:11
11 Old Hundred
Louis Bourgeois 0:26
12 Tis the Gift to Be Simple
Joseph Backett Jr. 1:11
13 Chester
William Billings 1:30
14 When Jesus Wept
William Billings 1:19
15 Sherburne
Daniel Read 0:59
16 Yankee Doodle
[traditional] 0:50
17 There'll Be Joy, Joy, Joy
The Carter Family 1:41
18 Amazing Grace
[traditional] 4:19
19 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
[traditional] 2:01
20 Nearer, My God, to Thee
Lowell Mason 4:22
21 (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land
Daniel Decatur Emmett 3:33
22 I Dream of Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair
Stephen Foster 3:19
23 Oh! Susanna
Stephen Foster 1:16
24 The Anacreontic Song (Anacreon in Heaven)
John Stafford Smith 4:28
25 Get Off the Track
[traditional] 2:51
26 Le Bananier
Louis Moreau Gottschalk 2:50
27 Fuga Giocosa, op. 41 no. 3
John Knowles Paine 1:30
28 Symphony in E minor (Gaelic): II.
Amy Beach 8:25
29 The Stars and Stripes Forever
John Philip Sousa 3:11
30 Maple Leaf Rag
Scott Joplin 3:04
31 Rose (A Ring to the Name of Rose)
George M. Cohan 2:28
32 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Irving Berlin 2:59
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Night and Day
Cole Porter 3:14
2 Hellhound on My Trail
Robert Johnson 2:37
3 Lost Your Head Blues
Bessie Smith 2:57
4 St. Louis Blues
W.C. Handy 3:12
5 Hotter Than That
Louis Armstrong 1:33
6 Carolina Shout
James P. Johnson 2:47
7 Taxi War Dance
Count Basie & Lester Young 2:52
8 Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington 3:06
9 Koko
Charlie Parker 2:56
10 Concerto for Cootie
Duke Ellington 3:20
11 Take Five
Paul Desmond 5:24
12 Boplicity
Miles Davis 3:02
13 Blue Yodel No. 9
Jimmie Rodgers 3 2:39
14 The Ballad of Casey Jones
Johnny Cash 3:02
15 Earl's Breakdown
Earl Scruggs 3:03
16 Mele of My Tutu E
Danny Ku 3:00
17 Cajun Two-Step
[traditional] 1:02
18 Ojos [Eyes]
Johnny Ortiz 4:52
19 Desafinado [Off Key]
Antonio Carlos Jobim 4:15
20 School Day
Chuck Berry 4.35 2:36
21 Stop! In the Name of Love
Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland & Eddie Holland 2:55
22 Down by the Riverside
[traditional] 2:31
23 Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
James Brown 3.5 2:08
24 Mr. Tambourine Man
Bob Dylan 2:31
25 A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgement
John Coltrane 4:35
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rapper's Delight
The Sugarhill Gang 3:24
2 Give My Regards to Broadway (from "Little Johnny Jones")
George M. Cohan 2:41
3 Ol' Man River (from "Show Boat")
Jerome Kern 3:33
4 Tonight (from "West Side Story")
Leonard Bernstein 3:40
5 Every Day a Little Death (from "a Little Night Music")
Stephen Sondheim 2:28
6 The Murder (from "Psycho")
Bernard Herrmann 1:11
7 Star Wars Main Title
John Williams 5:50
8 Bess, You Is My Woman Now (from "Porgy and Bess")
George Gershwin 5:16
9 Spaceship (from "Einstein on the Beach")
Philip Glass 3:57
10 General Putnam's Camp (from "Three Places in New England")
Charles Ives 5:39
11 At the River
Charles Ives 1:21
12 The Banshee
Henry Cowell 1:45
13 Gamelan Gong Kebjar: Hudjan Mas (Golden Rain)
[traditional] 1:05
14 Sonata V (from "Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano")
John Cage 1:23
15 Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland 3:16
16 Hoedown (from "Rodeo")
Aaron Copland 3:32
17 Adagio for Strings
Samuel Barber 9:03
18 Afro-Americon Symphony: III. Humor
William Grant Still 3:26
19 Ensembles for Synthesizer
Milton Babbitt 2:04
20 Sound Patterns
Pauline Oliveros 4:03
21 New England Tryptich: III. "Chester"
William Schuman 2:52
22 Maggie and Millie and Molly and May (from "Though Love Be a Day")
Gwyneth Walker 1:09

Credits

CD 1

written in:
piano:
Eugene List (track 26)
arranger:
Bob Dylan (track 10)
composer:
William Billings (18th century composer) (track 14)
Scott Joplin (track 30)
John Stafford Smith (track 24)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 10)
Joseph Brackett (1848) (track 12)
Amy Beach (1896) (track 28)
John Philip Sousa (1896) (track 29)
lyricist:
Sydney Brown (track 30)
Ralph Tomlinson (track 24)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 10)
orchestra:
performer:
Arthur Bell (track 1)
William Bolcom (track 30)
Jesse Bradley (track 9)
The Carter Family (The Original Carter Family, 1927-1943) (track 17)
Judy Collins (track 18)
Annie Grace Horn Dodson (tracks 7–8)
Eastman Chorale (part of Eastman school of Music, University of Rochester) (track 25)
Eastman Ensemble (track 25)
Malcolm Frager (track 27)
Los Hermanos Banda (track 4)
Odetta (Holmes) (track 10)
Phoenicians Chorus (track 31)
Paul Robeson (track 19)
Pete Seeger (tracks 5–6, 23)
Bessie Smith (track 32)
Gregg Smith Singers (tracks 11, 13–14, 22)
Time Was... (track 21)
The Vocal Majority (track 20)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (tracks 2–3, 16)
publisher:
Special Rider Music (track 10)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 324) (track 6)
arrangements:
Shenandoah (arr. Chilcott) (track 6)
Shenandoah (arr. Sametz) (track 6)
Shenandoah (arr. Conrad Susa) (track 6)
Shenandoah (arr. Erb) (track 6)
Shenandoah (for orchestra, Dragon) (track 6)
The Stars and Stripes Forever (arr. Bruce Dukov for Violin and Cello) (track 29)
The Stars and Stripes Forever (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Wilberg) (track 29)
is the basis for:
Be Kind to Your Small Person Friends (Horton Hears a Who!) (track 29)
orchestrations:
The Stars and Stripes Forever (arranged by Leopold Stokowski) (track 29)
part of:
recording of:
Le Bananier, op. 5 (track 26)
Maple Leaf Rag (song) (track 30)
Shenandoah (track 6)
When Jesus Wept (track 14)
version of:
Maple Leaf Rag (piano rag) (track 30)

CD 2

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1930-07-16) (track 13)
bass guitar:
Billy Taylor Sr. (jazz bassist) (track 22)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1930-07-16) (track 13)
Joe Dupars (1965-02) (track 23)
Ron Tooley (1965-02) (track 23)
tenor trombone:
Maceo Parker (1965-02) (track 23)
membranophone:
Herbert Cowans (jazz drummer) (track 22)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 20)
Melvin Parker (1965-02) (track 23)
organ:
Nat Jones (1965-02) (track 23)
guitar:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (track 2)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 20)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 20)
Jimmy Nolen (1965-02) (track 23)
bass:
Bernard Odum (1965-02) (track 23)
Sam Thomas (US rockabilly artist) (1965-02) (track 23)
alto saxophone:
Nat Jones (1965-02) (track 23)
piano:
Sammy Price (jazz/blues/boogie pianist) (track 22)
Lillian Hardin Armstrong (1930-07-16) (track 13)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 20)
baritone saxophone:
Maceo Parker (1965-02) (track 23)
tenor saxophone:
Al Brisco Clark (1965-02) (track 23)
St. Clair Pinckney (1965-02) (track 23)
Eldee Williams (1965-02) (track 23)
trombone:
Wilmer Milton (1965-02) (track 23)
Levi Rasbury (1965-02) (track 23)
arranger:
Chris Sharp (arranger) (track 4)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1948-12) (track 22)
choir vocals:
The Dependable Boys (track 22)
composer:
John Coltrane (track 25)
Lamont Dozier (track 21)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 10)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 21)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (track 20)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 23)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 22)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 1)
Bob Dylan (1964-02 – 1964-04) (track 24)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 20)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1965-02) (track 23)
lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (track 20)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 23)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 21)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 22)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 1)
Bob Dylan (1964-02 – 1964-04) (track 24)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 20)
performer:
Nathan Abshire (US singer & accordionist from Louisiana) (track 17)
Fred Astaire (track 1)
The Balfa Brothers (track 17)
Rubén Blades (track 18)
The Byrds (American rock band) (track 24)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 14)
Willie Colón (track 18)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 12)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 10)
Lester Flatt (track 15)
Stan Getz (track 19)
James P. Johnson (track 6)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 2)
João Gilberto (track 19)
Earl Scruggs (track 15)
Bessie Smith (tracks 3–4)
The Supremes (60s/70s Motown singing group) (track 21)
Chuck Berry (track 20)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 20)
Don Law (track 2)
recording engineer:
Don Law (1937-06-20) (track 2)
vocals:
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (1930-07-16) (track 13)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (track 2)
writer:
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (track 20)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 20)
Harms, Inc. (track 1)
Warner/Chappell (1964 – 1992) (track 24)
Special Rider Music (1992 –) (track 24)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 20)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 72) (track 23)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Hellhound (track 2)
later translated versions:
L'Homme orchestre (track 24)
Mr. Tambourine Man (Bengali) (track 24)
Schuitog (track 20)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 1)
later versions:
Acknowledgement (lyrics Doug Carn) (track 25)
Corrina, Corrina (track 2)
Donne-moi une idée (track 20)
Oh, My Lord Jesus (track 24)
part of:
Gay Divorce (track 1)
A Love Supreme (track 25)
recording of:
Concerto for Cootie (track 10)
Hotter Than That (track 5)
Mr. Tambourine Man (track 24)
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (track 1)
St. Louis Blues (track 4)
Down by the Riverside (1948-12-02) (track 22)
School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell) (1956-12-15) (track 20)
Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag (1965-02) (track 23)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 21)
Ja-Da Medley (track 4)

CD 3

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1958-03-16) (track 21)
composer:
Henry Cowell (track 12)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 8)
Charles Ives (track 10)
John Williams (soundtrack composer & conductor) (track 7)
George M. Cohan (track 2)
Charles Ives (1916) (track 11)
Jerome Kern (1927) (track 3)
William Grant Still (1930) (track 18)
Samuel Barber (1936) (track 17)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1942) (tracks 15–16)
John Cage (American composer) (1946 – 1948) (track 14)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1956) (track 4)
William Schuman (1956) (track 21)
Stephen Sondheim (1973) (track 5)
conductor:
André Kostelanetz (track 21)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1968-10) (track 15)
engineer:
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (track 15)
Hellmuth Kolbe (track 15)
lyricist:
George M. Cohan (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (track 8)
DuBose Heyward (track 8)
Robert Lowry (1826-1899) (1865) (track 11)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1927) (track 3)
Stephen Sondheim (1956) (track 4)
Stephen Sondheim (1973) (track 5)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (tracks 17, 21)
London Symphony Orchestra (1968-10) (track 15)
orchestrator:
Samuel Barber (1938) (track 17)
performer:
Dalton Baldwin (track 11)
Henry Cowell (track 12)
Al Jolson (track 2)
Robert Miller (saxophonist) (track 14)
John O'Brien (celtic artist, tin whistle/uillean pipes) (track 22)
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 11)
Jay Pierson (track 22)
The Sugarhill Gang (track 1)
Louise Toppin (track 22)
William Warfield (track 3)
Camilla Williams (track 8)
Lawrence Winters (track 8)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (tracks 4–5, 13, 19)
writer:
Bernard Edwards (track 1)
Guy O'Brien (track 1)
Henry Jackson (track 1)
Sylvia Robinson (track 1)
Nile Rodgers (track 1)
Michael Wright (track 1)
premiered at:
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (track 17)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (USA, publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 16)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 3)
recorded at:
part of:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 17)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 17)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 17)
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 17)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 17)
Every Day a Little Death (piano arrangement, “Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano”) (track 5)
Fanfare for the Common Man (EL&P arrangement) (track 15)
Five Songs: At the River (for orchestra, arr. Adams) (track 11)
Hoe-Down (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Hoe-Down (for violin, arr. Harris) (track 16)
Hoedown from Rodeo (for brass band, Snell) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Dov’è l’amore (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Rapper's Deutsch (track 1)
later translated versions:
Als ich dich sah (track 4)
orchestrations:
Ol' Man River (orchestrated by R. Williams) (track 3)
part of:
Show Boat (1951 film) (track 3)
Show Boat: Act I (track 3)
Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002 film score) (track 7)
Rodeo (symphonic version) (track 16)
West Side Story (track 4)
recording of:
Adagio for Strings (track 17)
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track 8)
Give My Regards to Broadway (Little Johnny Jones) (track 2)
Main Title (Star Wars) (track 7)
Ol’ Man River (track 3)
Rapper’s Delight (track 1)
Rodeo: IV. Hoedown (track 16)
The Banshee (track 12)
West Side Story: Tonight (Maria, Tony) (track 4)
Fanfare for the Common Man (1968-10) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman) (track 4)
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement) (track 4)

Release

ASIN: US: 0077240316 [info]