Music documentary

Documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns: the soundtrack is scheduled for August

Just before the September 15 premiere of the eight-part PBS documentary Country Music – A film by Ken Burns, Legacy Recordings will unveil the musical highlights of the 16-hour-and-a-half-hour series with a deluxe five-CD box set spanning the history of the genre.

The impressive tracklist represents the artists featured in each of the series’ episodes, from the genre’s early stars, such as Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, to influential acts of the second half of the 20th century, including Randy Travis and the Judds. . The set will be released on Friday August 30.

Exploring the music of the Appalachians, rural honky-tonks, cowboy artists, bluegrass bands, rockabilly bands and more, the set also includes rare stock photos, posters, handouts and more. memories related to the artists and recordings featured in the film. Also featured are in-depth essays by country music historian Bill Malone and Grammy-winning songwriter-producers Colin Escott and Tamara Saviano, as well as exclusive quotes from those appearing in the series including Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson. , members of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Merle Haggard and Vince Gill.

In addition to the deluxe box set, the collection’s two-CD, two-LP and digital configurations will be available on Friday, September 13. Walmart will offer an exclusive single-CD soundtrack setup, while Barnes & Noble will release an exclusive, limited-edition red, white and blue vinyl LP with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Emmy-winning filmmaker Ken Burns. Pre-orders for all configurations are available now.

Country Music – A film by Ken Burns premieres Sunday, September 15 on PBS

Disc one

  1. “Can the circle be unbroken (Bye and Bye)” – Carter Family
  2. “Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel n ° 8)” – Jimmie Rodgers
  3. “Barbara Allen” – Bradley Kincaid
  4. “I will fly” – James and Martha Carson
  5. “If the River Were Whiskey” – Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers
  6. “Fox Chase” – DeFord Bailey
  7. “Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin ‘on the Corner)” – Jimmie Rodgers
  8. “Forest Flower” – Carter Family
  9. “In prison now” – Jimmie Rodgers
  10. “Comin ‘Round the Mountain” – Uncle Dave Macon and Sam McGee
  11. “Pretty Polly” – Coon Creek Girls
  12. “TB Blues” – Jimmie Rodgers
  13. “Mountain Dew” – Grandpa Jones and his grandchildren
  14. “House on the beach” – Gene Autry
  15. “I want to be a cowboy’s sweetheart” – Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers
  16. “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” – Son of the Pioneers
  17. “Keep the Sunny Side” / “Thinking About My Blue Eyes Tonight” – Carter Family
  18. “The Great Speckled Bird” – Roy Acuff
  19. “Whoa Babe” – Bob Wills and 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 very 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 (until I can hold you in my arms)” – Eddy Arnold and his Tennessee Plowboys
  5. “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” – Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys
  6. “Molly and Tenbrook” – Stanley Brothers
  7. “Lovesick Blues” – Hank Williams with his drifting cowboys
  8. “I saw the light” – Hank Williams
  9. “Hey, good look” – Hank Williams
  10. “It was not God who created the Honky Tonk angels” – Kitty Wells
  11. “I’m so lonely I could cry” – Hank Williams with his drifting cowboys
  12. “Jambalaya” – Petite Brenda Lee
  13. “New Step It Up and Go” – Maddox Brothers and Rose
  14. “I Walk the Line” – Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
  15. “Crazy Arms” – Ray Price
  16. “Goodbye, goodbye love” – ​​Everly Brothers
  17. “The long black veil” – Lefty Frizzell
  18. “El Paso” – Marty Robbins
  19. “Nightlife” – Ray Price
  20. “Hello Walls” – Faron Young
  21. “I’m falling apart” – 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 have a tiger by the tail” – Buck Owens
  3. “Don’t come home drinking (with love on your mind)” – Loretta Lynn
  4. “The Coal Miner’s Daughter” – Loretta Lynn
  5. “Kiss an angel hello” – Charley Pride
  6. “Hungry Eyes” – Merle Haggard and the Strangers
  7. “Mama Tryed” – Merle Haggard and the Strangers
  8. “Harper Valley PTA” – Jeannie C. Riley
  9. “Don’t touch me” – Jeannie Seely
  10. “Folsom Prison Blues” – Johnny Cash
  11. “Stay close to your man” – Tammy Wynette
  12. “She thinks I still care” – George Jones
  13. “You’re not going anywhere” – The Byrds
  14. “Me and Bobby McGee” – Kris Kristofferson
  15. “Help me through the night” – Sammi Smith
  16. “Sunday morning going down” – Kris Kristofferson
  17. “Muskogee Okie” – 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” – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  21. “Will the circle be unbroken” – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Disc four

  1. “Are you sure Hank made it that way” – Waylon Jennings
  2. “Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel n ° 8)” – Dolly Parton
  3. “Jolene” – Dolly Parton
  4. “I will always love you” – Dolly Parton
  5. “We’ll 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 have been gone a long time (but I will be gone a long time)” – Waylon Jennings
  10. “Love Hurts (Live)” – Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels
  11. “From rock 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. “Big Heart 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 Go Over Your Raisin ‘” – Ricky Skaggs
  2. “On the Road Again” – Willie Nelson
  3. “Amarillo by Morning” – Strait of George
  4. “Someone Should Go” – Reba McEntire
  5. “Diggin ‘Up Bones” – Randy Travis
  6. “Why not me” – The Judds
  7. “Honky Tonk Man” – Dwight Yoakam
  8. “Streets of Bakersfield” – Dwight Yoakam with Buck Owens
  9. “Where have you been” – Kathy Mattea
  10. “I’m no stranger to the rain” – Keith Whitley
  11. “Go and rest high on that mountain” – Vince Gill
  12. “City of the Guitar” – 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 and the Nash Ramblers
  16. “Uncle Pen” – Ricky Skaggs
  17. “I still miss someone” – Rosanne Cash
  18. “Will the circle be unbroken” – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band