Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns [Original Soundtrack]

Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns [Original Soundtrack]

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The deluxe box set edition of COUNTRY MUSIC – A Film By Ken Burns (The Soundtrack) includes many rarely seen archival photos, posters, documents and memorabilia related to the artists and recordings in the film, originating from a variety of sources including Sony Music Archives, the Country Music Hall of Fame, artist estates, and country music photographers. The box includes a note from the film’s producers Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan, and Julie Dunfrey as well as in-depth essays by Bill Malone (the “dean” of country music historians and consultant/commentator for the film) and country music historians Colin Escott (covering the 1930s-1950s) and Tamara Saviano (covering the 1960s-1990s). The set features quotes from many of the artists who appear in the series including Dolly Parton, Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Vince Gill and others.

Disc One of the deluxe edition of COUNTRY MUSIC – A Film By Ken Burns (The Soundtrack) covers “Episode One: The Rub (Beginnings – 1933)” and “Episode Two: Hard Times (1933-1945)” of the film and includes pioneering performances from The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers, Gene Autry, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Roy Acuff and His Crazy Tennesseans, Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys and more.

Disc Two of the collection brings together music from “Episode Three: The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)” and “Episode Four: I Can’t Stop Loving You (1953-1963)” and features essential recordings by Hank Williams with his Drifting Cowboys, Kitty Wells, Little Brenda Lee, Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two, Ray Price, The Everly Brothers, Lefty Frizzell, Marty Robbins, Faron Young, Patsy Cline, Ray Charles and others.

Disc Three showcases recordings from “Episode Five: The Sons and Daughters of America (1964-1968)” and “Episode Six: Will the Circle Be Unbroken (1968-1972)” from artists including Roger Miller, Buck Owens, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, Jeannie C. Riley, Tammy Wynette, The Byrds, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan with Johnny Cash, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more.

Disc Four focuses on “Episode Seven: Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973-1983)” and a new generation of country musicians including Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, Townes Van Zandt, Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Jr., Rosanne Cash and others.

Disc Five rounds out the anthology with “Episode Eight: Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’ (1973-1996)” featuring tracks by Ricky Skaggs, Reba McEntire, Randy Travis, The Judds (Wynonna and Naomi), Dwight Yoakam, Kathy Mattea, Trisha Yearwood and more.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/30/2019
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0190759341223
catalogNumber: 593412
Rank: 25146


Disc 1

  1. Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye)
  2. Blue Yodel No. 8 (Mule Skinner Blues)
  3. Barbara Allen
  4. I'll Fly Away
  5. If the River Was Whiskey
  6. Fox Chase
  7. Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' on the Corner)
  8. Wildwood Flower
  9. In the Jailhouse Now
  10. Comin' Round the Mountain
  11. Pretty Polly
  12. T.B. Blues
  13. Mountain Dew
  14. Home On the Range
  15. I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart
  16. Tumbling Tumbleweeds
  17. Keep on the Sunny Side/I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
  18. The Great Speckled Bird
  19. Whoa Babe
  20. New San Antonio Rose
  21. Wabash Cannonball
  22. Mule Skinner Blues

Disc 2

  1. Honky Tonkin'
  2. It's Mighty Dark to Travel
  3. New Mule Skinner Blues
  4. I'll Hold You In My Heart (Till I Can Hold You In My Arms)
  5. Foggy Mountain Breakdown
  6. Molly and Tenbrook
  7. Lovesick Blues
  8. I Saw the Light
  9. Hey, Good Lookin'
  10. It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
  11. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
  12. Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
  13. New Step It Up and Go
  14. I Walk the Line
  15. Crazy Arms
  16. Bye, Bye Love
  17. The Long Black Veil
  18. El Paso
  19. Night Life
  20. Hello Walls
  21. I Fall to Pieces
  22. Ring of Fire
  23. Crazy
  24. I Can't Stop Loving You

Disc 3

  1. Dang Me
  2. I've Got a Tiger by the Tail
  3. Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind)
  4. Coal Miner's Daughter
  5. Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'
  6. Hungry Eyes
  7. Mama Tried
  8. Harper Valley P.T.A.
  9. Don't Touch Me
  10. Folsom Prison Blues
  11. Stand by Your Man
  12. She Thinks I Still Care
  13. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
  14. Me and Bobby McGee
  15. Help Me Make It Through the Night
  16. Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down
  17. Okie from Muskogee
  18. Man in Black
  19. Girl from the North Country
  20. Grand Ole Opry Song
  21. Will the Circle Be Unbroken

Disc 4

  1. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way
  2. Mule Skinner Blues
  3. Jolene
  4. I Will Always Love You
  5. We're Gonna Hold On
  6. Texas Cookin'
  7. If I Needed You
  8. I Can't Stop Loving You
  9. I've Been a Long Time Leaving (But I'll Be a Long Time Gone)
  10. Love Hurts
  11. Boulder to Birmingham
  12. Bluebird Wine
  13. Whiskey River
  14. Miles and Miles of Texas
  15. Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain
  16. A Good Hearted Woman
  17. Family Tradition
  18. Seven Year Ache
  19. Pancho and Lefty
  20. He Stopped Loving Her Today

Disc 5

  1. Don't Get Above Your Raisin'
  2. On the Road Again
  3. Amarillo by Morning
  4. Somebody Should Leave
  5. Diggin' Up Bones
  6. Why Not Me
  7. Honky Tonk Man
  8. Streets of Bakersfield
  9. Where've You Been
  10. I'm No Stranger to the Rain
  11. Go Rest High on That Mountain
  12. Guitar Town
  13. She's In Love with the Boy
  14. Tennessee Flat Top Box
  15. Get Up John
  16. Uncle Pen
  17. I Still Miss Someone
  18. Will the Circle Be Unbroken

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Peter Coyote   Narrator

Technical Credits

Lester Flatt   Composer
Bill Monroe   Composer
Earl Scruggs   Composer
Ricky Skaggs   Producer
Marty Stuart   Composer
Eddy Arnold   Composer
Johnny Cash   Composer
Rosanne Cash   Composer
Guy Clark   Composer
Rodney Crowell   Composer,Producer
Don Gibson   Composer
Merle Haggard   Composer,Producer
Tom T. Hall   Composer
Emmylou Harris   Composer
Don Henry   Composer
Johnny Horton   Composer
Waylon Jennings   Composer,Producer
George Jones   Composer
Kris Kristofferson   Composer
Loretta Lynn   Composer
Patsy Montana   Composer
Willie Nelson   Composer,Producer
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band   Producer
Paul Overstreet   Composer
Buck Owens   Composer
Dolly Parton   Composer
Ray Pennington   Producer
Marty Robbins   Composer
Jimmie Rodgers   Composer
Tammy Wynette   Composer
Bob Dylan   Composer
Steve Earle   Composer
Larry Clinton   Composer
Tommy Allsup   Producer
Roger Miller   Composer
Sonny Curtis   Composer
Bill C. Malone   Liner Notes
Johnny Bush   Composer
Terry Stafford   Composer
Hylo Brown   Composer
Keith Whitley   Producer
Jerry Sullivan   Composer
Bobby Braddock   Composer
Jon Vezner   Composer
Brian Ahern   Producer
Pete Anderson   Producer
Richard Bennett   Producer
Jimmy Bowen   Producer
Owen Bradley   Producer
Walt Breeland   Composer
Tony Brown   Producer
Felice Bryant   Composer
Boudleaux Bryant   Composer
Ken Burns   Director,Producer
Paul Buskirk   Composer
A.P. Carter   Composer
Roy Carter   Composer
Jack Clement   Producer
Hank Cochran   Composer
Bill Danoff   Composer
Garth Fundis   Producer
Colin Escott   Liner Notes
Sid Feller   Producer
Bob Ferguson   Producer
Fred Foster   Composer,Producer
Vince Gill   Composer,Liner Notes
Emory Gordy   Producer
Gore   Composer
Harlan Howard   Composer
Bob Johnston   Producer
Frank Jones   Producer
Homer Joy   Composer
Jerry Kennedy   Producer
Don Law   Producer
Dickey Lee   Composer
Kyle Lehning   Producer
Brent Maher   Composer,Producer
Blake Mevis   Producer
J.D. Miller   Composer
Chips Moman   Producer
Ralph Mooney   Composer
Ken Nelson   Producer
Charlie Poole   Composer
Curly Putman   Composer
Allen Reynolds   Producer
Fred Rose   Composer
Randy Scruggs   Producer
Harold Shedd   Producer
Billy Sherrill   Composer,Producer
Shelby Singleton   Producer
Guy Smith   Composer
Sonny Throckmorton   Composer
Gary Usher   Producer
Townes Van Zandt   Composer
Marijohn Wilkin   Composer
Hank Williams   Composer
Hank Williams   Composer
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys   Composer
Chick Rains   Composer
Albert E. Brumley   Composer
Carl Cotner   Arranger
Danny Dill   Composer
Tillman Franks   Composer
Vaughn Horton   Composer
Merle Kilgore   Composer
Bascom Lamar Lunsford   Composer
Bob Nolan   Composer
Ben Peters   Composer
Nat Stuckey   Composer
Tommy Camfield   Composer
Julie Dunfey   Producer
Norman Woodlieff   Composer
W.S. Stevenson   Composer
Earl Montgomery   Composer
Chuck Seals   Composer
Federico Ruiz   Art Direction
Roy Cash   Composer
Paul Fraser   Composer
George Vaughn   Composer
Peggy Sue Wells   Composer
Jon Ims   Composer
Raymond Hall   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Dayton Duncan   Producer
Pam Tubridy Baucom   Producer
Tamara Saviano   Liner Notes
Ron Hellard   Composer
Diane Johnson   Composer
Jimmy Rodgers   Composer
Roy Burris   Composer
William E. McEuen   Producer
Tommy Dilbeck   Composer
Scott Wiseman   Composer
June Carter   Composer
Hal Harton   Composer

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