Country Music - A Film By Ken Burns

 
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Country Music - A Film By Ken Burns

[ Legacy / 2 CD ]

Release Date: Friday 13 September 2019

"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.

Tracks:

CD1
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 Blue Eyes - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
5. Mountain Dew - Grandpa Jones and His Grandchildren
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

CD2
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

Watch the trailer