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Country Music - A Film by Ken Burns
The Soundtrack
(2-CD Set)

 

To Be Released:
September 13, 2019

Label:
Legacy Recordings

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.


Track Listing

Disc One

  1. Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye)
    The Carter Family
  2. Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)
    Jimmie Rodgers
  3. Fox Chase
    DeFord Bailey
  4. I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blues
    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 Smoky Mountain Boys
  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 Two

  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

Notes & Background Information

TBA


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