Tracklist

CD 1: Disc 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane
Fiddlin’ John Carson 2:48
2 Samantha Bumgarner
Samantha Bumgarner 3:10
3 Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues
Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers 2:52
4 Soldier's Joy
Gid Tanner & Riley Puckett 2:57
5 Lafayette (Allons a Lafayette)
Joe Falcon 2:57
6 Lovesick Blues
Emmett Miller 2:51
7 Hobo's Lullaby
Goebel Reeves 3:12
8 Can the Circle Be Unbroken
The Carter Family 3:11
9 I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart
Patsy Montana & The Prairie Ramblers 3:08
10 The Great Speckle Bird
Roy Acuff and His Crazy Tennesseans 2:55
11 A Beautiful Life
The Chuck Wagon Gang 2:42
12 Song of the Bandit
Sons of the Pioneers 2:47
13 Orange Blossom Special
Roy Hall & His Blue Ridge Entertainers 2:23
14 Back in the Saddle Again
Gene Autry 2:37
15 New San Antonio Rose
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys 2:38
16 Born to Lose
Ted Daffan's Texans 2:44
17 Pistol Packin' Mama
Al Dexter and His Troopers 2:49
18 Blue Moon of Kentucky
Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys 3:05
19 Slippin' Around
Floyd Tillman 2:46
20 The Fields Have Turned Brown
The Stanley Brothers 2:34
21 Hillbilly Fever
‘Little’ Jimmy Dickens 2:56
22 Always Late (With Your Kisses)
Lefty Frizzell 3:07
23 Loose Talk
Carl Smith 2:33
24 Crazy Arms
Ray Price 2:31
25 Hop, Skip and Jump
The Collins Kids 1:53
26 The Battle of New Orleans
Johnny Horton 2:29
27 El Paso
Marty Robbins 4:39
CD 2: Disc 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Big Bad John
Jimmy Dean 3:02
2 Ring Of Fire
Johnny Cash 2:37
3 Flowers On The Wall
The Statler Brothers 2:21
4 Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs 2:21
5 Almost Persuaded
David Houston 2:58
6 Hickory Wind
The Byrds 3:33
7 Stand By Your Man
Tammy Wynette 4 2:42
8 Rose Garden
Lynn Anderson 2:57
9 Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)
Kris Kristofferson 3:49
10 Behind Closed Doors
Charlie Rich 5 2:57
11 Would You Lay With Me (In a Field of Stone)
Tanya Tucker 2:25
12 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
Willie Nelson 2:20
13 Golden Ring
George Jones & Tammy Wynette 3:03
14 Take This Job and Shove It
Johnny Paycheck 2:38
15 The Devil Went Down to Georgia
The Charlie Daniels Band 3:36
16 He Stopped Loving Her Today
George Jones 3:17
17 Seven Year Ache
Rosanne Cash 3:18
18 Crying My Heart Out Over You
Ricky Skaggs 3:01
19 Pancho and Lefty
Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson 4:48
20 I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried
Rodney Crowell 3:19
21 He Thinks He'll Keep Her
Mary Chapin Carpenter 4:06
22 How Can I Help You Say Goodbye
Patty Loveless 4:26
23 Third Rock From the Sun
Joe Diffie 2:50
24 Wide Open Spaces
Dixie Chicks 3:44

Credits

CD 1: Disc 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1925-07-27) (track 3)
fiddle:
Posey Rorer (1925-07-27) (track 3)
Chubby Wise (1946-09-16) (track 18)
mandolin:
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 18)
guitar:
Norman Woodlieff (1925-07-27) (track 3)
Mother Maybelle Carter (1935-05-06) (track 8)
Lester Flatt (1946-09-16) (track 18)
banjo:
Charlie Poole (1925-07-27) (track 3)
Earl Scruggs (1946-09-16) (track 18)
double bass:
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (1946-09-16) (track 18)
autoharp:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1935-05-06) (track 8)
additional composer:
A.P. Carter (track 8)
additional lyricist:
A.P. Carter (track 8)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (1907) (track 8)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 18)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Ada Ruth Habershon (1907) (track 8)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 18)
producer:
Art Satherly (track 18)
vocals:
Charlie Poole (1925-07-27) (track 3)
A.P. Carter (1935-05-06) (track 8)
Mother Maybelle Carter (1935-05-06) (track 8)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1935-05-06) (track 8)
publisher:
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 18)
recorded at:
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1946-09-16) (track 18)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 4854) (track 3)
recording of:
Don't Let Your Deal Go Down (1925-07-27) (track 3)
Blue Moon of Kentucky (1946-09-16) (track 18)
version of:

CD 2: Disc 2

background vocals:
composer:
Bob Buchanan (track 6)
Lew DeWitt (track 3)
Susan Gibson (track 24)
Gram Parsons (track 6)
Earl Scruggs (track 4)
Joe South (track 8)
Townes Van Zandt (track 19)
Bobby Braddock (track 16)
Rosanne Cash (track 17)
Kenny O'Dell (track 10)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 12)
engineer:
Lou Bradley (American producer, engineer, also songwriter) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Tammy Wynette (track 7)
Charlie Rich (track 10)
lyricist:
Lew DeWitt (track 3)
Susan Gibson (track 24)
Joe South (track 8)
Townes Van Zandt (track 19)
Bobby Braddock (track 16)
Rosanne Cash (track 17)
Kenny O'Dell (track 10)
Fred Rose (songwriter) (track 12)
performer:
Tammy Wynette (track 13)
producer:
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 7)
Gary Usher (track 6)
writer:
June Carter Cash (track 2)
Rafe Van Hoy (American songwriter, musician and producer) (track 13)
Merle Kilgore (track 2)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 7)
Tammy Wynette (track 7)
Bobby Braddock (track 13)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 8)
Pie-Eyed Music (1997) (track 24)
edits:
Behind Closed Doors (Columbia, edited) by Charlie Rich (track 10)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 270) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Pancho and Lefty (track 19)
Rose Garden (track 8)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Jardín de rosas (track 8)
Ring aus Feuer (track 2)
Saiskos pluvan? (track 4)
Viento del nogal (track 6)
Wer Liebe sucht (track 7)
later versions:
Du tillhör mig (track 7)
En dans på rosor (track 8)
Ring aus Feuer (track 2)
recording of:
Behind Closed Doors (track 10)
Golden Ring (track 13)
Hickory Wind (track 6)
Ring of Fire (track 2)
Wide Open Spaces (track 24)
Stand by Your Man (1968) (track 7)
Seven Year Ache (1981) (track 17)
referred to in medleys: