Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Hurts
Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris 4:28
2 Born a Woman
Sandy Posey 1:59
3 Cowboy Boots
Dave Dudley 2:10
4 Sugar Coated Love
Freddy Fender 2:08
5 Sweet Country Music
Dave Travis 4:15
6 Daddy
Donna Fargo 2:55
7 It Wasn’t Good Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
Kitty Wells 2:32
8 Rhythm & Booze
Buck Owens 2:14
9 Dixie Fried
Carl Perkins 2:27
10 Making Believe
Kitty Wells 2:49
11 Today I Started Lovin’ You Again
Merle Haggard 3:30
12 Garden Party
Ricky Nelson 4:00
13 Country Girl
Faron Young 2:10
14 Medley: Jambalaya / Is It True? / My Whole World Is Falling Down / Sweet Nothin’ / The End of the World / All Alone Am I
Brenda Lee 5:46
15 Tell It Like It Is
Freddy Fender 2:46
16 Abilene
Waylon Jennings 1:53
17 The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down
Tanya Tucker 3:46
18 Take This Job and Shove It
Johnny Paycheck 2:32
19 Tennessee Waltz
Roy Acuff 2:57
20 From a Jack to a King
Ned Miller 2:08
21 Blue Kentucky Girl
Loretta Lynn 2:43
22 Moonlight Gambler
Frankie Laine 2:50
23 Look What They’ve Done to My Song Ma
Billie Jo Spears ?:??
24 Send Me the Pillow You Dream On
Hank Locklin 2:30
25 Someone to Give My Love To
Johnny Paycheck 3:06
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sixteen Tons
Merle Travis 2:07
2 Six Days on the Road
Dave Dudley 2:18
3 Love Woman
Kenny Rogers 2:46
4 Wabash Cannonball
Boxcar Willie 3:30
5 I Can’t Stop Loving You
Freddy Fender 2:54
6 Cotton Eyed Joe
The Sir Douglas Quintet 1:40
7 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:15
8 White Lightning
Waylon Jennings 2:18
9 I’m Gonna Sing You a Sad Song Suzie
Kenny Rogers 3:02
10 Hobo Heaven
Boxcar Willie 2:49
11 Honky Tonk Angels
Dolly Parton 2:27
12 Taking Country to the City
Osmond Brothers 3:11
13 Sitting in a Dim Café
Conway Twitty 2:36
14 Wasted Days and Wasted Nights
Freddy Fender 3:08
15 Walking Piece of Heaven
Freddy Fender 2:35
16 San Antonio Rose
Merle Haggard 3:23
17 The Oklahoma Hills
Jim Reeves 1:37
18 Coal Miner’s Daughter
Loretta Lynn 3:11
19 Big Bad John
Jimmy Dean 2:59
20 Born a Rider
Phil Carmen 3:10
21 Big Rock Candy Mountain
Burl Ives 1:47
22 No Chance Romance
Carmen & Thompson 4:34
23 D.I.V.O.R.C.E.
Tammy Wynette 2:28
24 Love Is the Foundation
Loretta Lynn 2:33
25 Moonshine
Phil Carmen 5:25

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar [6-string electric bass guitar]:
Harold Bradley (1964-10-14) (track 21)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Murrey Harman, Jr. (1964-10-14) (track 21)
guitar:
Harold Morrison (1964-10-14) (track 21)
Wayne Moss (1964-10-14) (track 21)
double bass [bass]:
Roy Huskey, Jr. (father of Roy Huskey, Jr.) (1964-10-14) (track 21)
steel guitar:
Don Helms (1964-10-14) (track 21)
piano:
Floyd Cramer (1964-10-14) (track 21)
composer:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 1)
Howard Griffin (track 9)
Johnny Mullins (track 21)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 9)
Philip Springer (track 22)
Merle Haggard (track 11)
Bonnie Owens (track 11)
Jimmy Work (track 10)
lyricist:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 1)
Merle Haggard (track 11)
Bob Hilliard (track 22)
Bonnie Owens (track 11)
Jimmy Work (track 10)
producer:
Owen Bradley (track 21)
vocals:
The Jordanaires (1964-10-14) (track 21)
Loretta Lynn (1964-10-14) (track 21)
writer:
Jerry Foster (50s Rockabilly/Country artist) (track 25)
Bill Rice (American country music singer & songwriter) (track 25)
publisher:
recorded at:
Bradley Recording Studio (Nashville) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1964-10-14) (track 21)
cover recording of:
Love Hurts (track 1)
Making Believe (track 10)
later translated versions:
later versions:
recording of:
Dixie Fried (track 9)
Moonlight Gambler (1956 song) (track 22)
Blue Kentucky Girl (1964-10-14) (track 21)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Ray Edenton (1973-03-05) (track 24)
electric bass guitar [6-string electric bass guitar]:
Harold Bradley (1973-03-05) (track 24)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Buddy Harman (1973-03-05) (track 24)
harmonica:
Charley McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1973-03-05) (track 24)
double bass [bass]:
Bob Moore (U.S. bassist and bandleader) (1973-03-05) (track 24)
electric guitar:
Thomas Grady Martin (country/rockabilly guitarist) (1973-03-05) (track 24)
steel guitar:
Harald Rugg (1973-03-05) (track 24)
piano:
Hargus Robbins (1973-03-05) (track 24)
composer:
Jack Guthrie (track 17)
Woody Guthrie (track 17)
Merle Travis (track 1)
Sheb Wooley (track 7)
J.D. Miller (track 11)
lyricist:
Merle Travis (track 1)
Sheb Wooley (track 7)
J.D. Miller (track 11)
producer:
Owen Bradley (track 24)
vocals:
The Jordanaires (1973-03-05) (track 24)
Loretta Lynn (1973-03-05) (track 24)
phonographic copyright by:
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 7)
publisher:
Channel Music Co. (track 7)
recorded at:
Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, United States (1973-03-05) (track 24)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Seize tonnes (track 1)
Sie hieß Mary Ann (track 1)
later parody versions:
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 1)
later translated versions:
靜心等 (track 1)
recording of:
Oklahoma Hills (track 17)
Sixteen Tons (track 1)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 7)