Various Artists: Country Music – A Film by Ken Burns (The Soundtrack) 2 CD Set

Description: “If you write the truth and you’re writing about your life, it’s going to be country. It’ll be country ‘cause you’re writing what’s happening. And that’s all a good song is.” – Loretta Lynn

COUNTRY MUSIC, the eight-part, 16-hour film by Ken Burns, chronicles the creation of a truly American genre of music through the songs and stories of its greatest trailblazers. Country Music – A Film By Ken Burns (The Soundtrack) includes more than 40 timeless classics as heard in the film on 2 CDs, including songs by The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Wills, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton and many more.

 

Disc One Tracklist:

1. Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye) - The Carter Family

2. Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel #8) - Jimmie Rodgers

3. Fox Chase - DeFord Bailey

4. I’m Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

5. Mountain Dew - Grandpa Jones and his Granchildren

6. I Want to Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart - Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers

7. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

8. Wabash Cannon Ball - Roy Acuff and his Crazy Tennesseeans

9. Honky Tonkin’ - Hank Williams with his Drifting Cowboys

10. It’s Mighty Dark to Travel - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys

11. New Mule Skinner Blues - Maddox Brothers and Rose

12. Foggy Mountain Breakdown – Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys

13. It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels - Kitty Wells

14. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams with his Drifting Cowboys

15. Crazy Arms - Ray Price

16. The Long Black Veil - Lefty Frizzell

17. El Paso - Marty Robbins

18. Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash

19. Crazy - Patsy Cline

20. I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles

21. Coal Miner's Daughter - Loretta Lynn

22. Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’ - Charley Pride

23. Hungry Eyes - Merle Haggard and the Strangers

 

Disc 2:

1. Stand by Your Man - Tammy Wynette

2. You Ain't Going Nowhere - The Byrds

3. Me and Bobby McGee - Kris Kristofferson

4. Girl from the North Country – Bob Dylan with Johnny Cash

5. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way - Waylon Jennings

6. Jolene - Dolly Parton

7. Boulder to Birmingham - Emmylou Harris

8. Whiskey River - Willie Nelson

9. Pancho and Lefty - Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard

10. He Stopped Loving Her Today - George Jones 

11. Don't Get Above Your Raisin' - Ricky Skaggs

12. Somebody Should Leave - Reba McEntire

13. Why Not Me - The Judds (Wynonna and Naomi)

14. Streets of Bakersfield - Dwight Yoakam with Buck Owens

15. Where've You Been - Kathy Mattea

16. Go Rest High on That Mountain - Vince Gill

17. I Still Miss Someone - Rosanne Cash

18. Will the Circle Be Unbroken - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

 

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