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Country Music - A Film by Ken Burns
The Soundtrack
(Deluxe Edition)

 

To Be Released:
August 30, 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 100 timeless classics as heard in the film, including songs by The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Bill Monroe, Bob Wills, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton and many more. This deluxe 5CD set includes 68 pages of liner notes and rarely seen archival photos, documents and memorabilia.


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. Barbara Allen
    Bradley Kincaid
  4. I'll Fly Away
    James and Martha Carson
  5. If the River Was Whiskey
    Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers
  6. Fox Chase
    DeFord Bailey
  7. Blue Yodel Number 9 (Standin' On The Corner)
    Jimmie Rodgers
  8. Wildwood Flower
    The Carter Family
  9. In the Jailhouse Now
    Jimmie Rodgers
  10. Comin' Round the Mountain
    Uncle Dave Macon and Sam McGee
  11. Pretty Polly
    The Coon Creek Girls
  12. B. Blues
    Jimmie Rodgers
  13. Mountain Dew
    Grandpa Jones and His Granchildren
  14. Home on the Range
    Gene Autry
  15. I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart
    Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers
  16. Tumbling Tumbleweeds
    Sons of the Pioneers
  17. Keep on the Sunny Side / I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
    The Carter Family
  18. The Great Speckled Bird
    Roy Acuff
  19. Whoa Babe
    Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
  20. New San Antonio Rose
    Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
  21. Wabash Cannon Ball
    Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
  22. Mule Skinner Blues
    Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys

Disc Two

  1. Honky Tonkin'
    Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
  2. It's Mighty Dark to Travel
    Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
  3. New Mule Skinner Blues
    Maddox Brothers and Rose
  4. I'll Hold You in My Heart (Till I Can Hold You in My Arms)
    Eddy Arnold and his Tennessee Playboys
  5. Foggy Mountain Breakdown
    Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys
  6. Molly and Tenbrook
    The Stanley Brothers
  7. Lovesick Blues
    Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
  8. I Saw the Light
    Hank Williams
  9. Hey, Good Lookin'
    Hank Williams
  10. It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
    Kitty Wells
  11. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
    Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
  12. Jambalaya
    Little Brenda Lee
  13. New Step It Up and Go
    Maddox Brothers and Rose
  14. I Walk the Line
    Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two
  15. Crazy Arms
    Ray Price
  16. Bye, Bye Love
    The Everly Brothers
  17. The Long Black Veil
    Lefty Frizzell
  18. El Paso
    Marty Robbins
  19. Night Life
    Ray Price
  20. Hello Walls
    Faron Young
  21. I Fall to Pieces
    Patsy Cline
  22. Ring of Fire
    Johnny Cash
  23. Crazy
    Patsy Cline
  24. I Can't Stop Loving You
    Ray Charles

Disc Three

  1. Dang Me
    Roger Miller
  2. I've Got a Tiger by the Tail
    Buck Owens
  3. Don't Come Home A' Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind)
    Loretta Lynn
  4. Coal Miner's Daughter
    Loretta Lynn
  5. Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'
    Charley Pride
  6. Hungry Eyes
    Merle Haggard and the Strangers
  7. Mama Tried
    Merle Haggard and the Strangers
  8. Harper Valley P.T.A.
    Jeannie C. Riley
  9. Don't Touch Me
    Jeannie Seely
  10. Folsom Prison Blues
    Johnny Cash
  11. Stand by Your Man
    Tammy Wynette
  12. She Thinks I Still Care
    George Jones
  13. You Ain't Going Nowhere
    The Byrds
  14. Me and Bobby McGee
    Kris Kristofferson
  15. Help Me Make It Through the Night
    Sammi Smith
  16. Sunday Morning Coming Down
    Kris Kristofferson
  17. Okie From Muskogee
    Merle Haggard and the Strangers
  18. Man in Black
    Johnny Cash
  19. Girl from the North Country
    Bob Dylan with Johnny Cash
  20. Grand Ole Opry Song
    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  21. Will the Circle Be Unbroken
    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Disc Four

  1. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way
    Waylon Jennings
  2. Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)
    Dolly Parton
  3. Jolene
    Dolly Parton
  4. I Will Always Love You
    Dolly Parton
  5. We're Gonna Hold On
    George Jones and Tammy Wynette
  6. Texas Cookin'
    Guy Clark
  7. If I Needed You
    Townes Van Zandt
  8. I Can't Stop Loving You
    Johnny Rodriguez
  9. I've Been a Long Time Leaving (But I'll Be A Long Time Gone)
    Waylon Jennings
  10. Love Hurts (Live)
    Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels
  11. Boulder to Birmingham
    Emmylou Harris
  12. Bluebird Wine
    Emmylou Harris
  13. Whiskey River
    Willie Nelson
  14. Miles and Miles of Texas
    Asleep at the Wheel
  15. Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
    Willie Nelson
  16. Good Hearted Woman
    Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson
  17. Family Tradition
    Hank Williams, Jr.
  18. Seven Year Ache
    Rosanne Cash
  19. Pancho and Lefty
    Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
  20. He Stopped Loving Her Today
    George Jones

Disc Five

  1. Don't Get Above Your Raisin'
    Ricky Skaggs
  2. On the Road Again
    Willie Nelson
  3. Amarillo by Morning
    George Strait
  4. Somebody Should Leave
    Reba McEntire
  5. Diggin' Up Bones
    Randy Travis
  6. Why Not Me
    The Judds (Wynonna and Naomi)
  7. Honky Tonk Man
    Dwight Yoakam
  8. Streets of Bakersfield
    Dwight Yoakam with Buck Owens
  9. Where've You Been
    Kathy Mattea
  10. I'm No Stranger to the Rain
    Keith Whitley
  11. Go Rest High on That Mountain
    Vince Gill
  12. Guitar Town
    Steve Earle
  13. She's In Love With the Boy
    Trisha Yearwood
  14. Tennessee Flat Top Box
    Rosanne Cash
  15. Get Up John
    Emmylou Harris & the Nash Ramblers
  16. Uncle Pen
    Ricky Skaggs
  17. I Still Miss Someone
    Rosanne Cash
  18. Will the Circle Be Unbroken
    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Notes & Background Information

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