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We Walk The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash

We Walk The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash DVD / Blu-ray / CDThe Sony Legacy Recordings label will release We Walk The The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash in a deluxe DVD/CD set and Blu-ray disc on 7 August 2012.

We Walk The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash was recorded in April this year at The Moody Theater in Austin, Texas when an all-star roster of legendary musicians paid tribute to Johnny Cash.

With Don Was serving as musical director, the event showcased a wide of talent including Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Ronnie Dunn, Evanescence’s Amy Lee and Sheryl Crow.

Highlights of the celebration include Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow performing If I Were A Carpenter, one of several duets recorded by Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash; Train’s Pat Monahan and Shelby Lynne trading verses on It Ain’t Me Babe and Kris Kristofferson joining Jamey Johnson for Sunday Morning Comin’ Down.

The deluxe DVD/CD package includes live concert shots and portrait photography in addition to feature interviews with all the performers from the concert.

Also released on the same day via Legacy are four titles in the label’s newly-curated Johnny Cash – The Greatest series including Country Songs, Gospel Songs, Duets, and The Number Ones.

Track listing for We Walk The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash: 

DVD/Blu-ray

  • Folsom Prison Blues – performed by Brandi Carlile
  • Get Rhythm – performed by Andy Grammer
  • I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – performed by Amy Lee
  • Hey Porter – performed by Buddy Miller
  • Why Me Lord – performed by Shelby Lynne
  • Help Me Make It Through the Night – performed by Pat Monahan
  • It Ain’t Me Babe – performed by Shelby Lynne and Pat Monahan
  • Sunday Morning Coming Down – performed by Jamey Johnson and Kris Kristofferson
  • Jackson – performed by Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • Wreck Of The Old 97 – performed by Rhett Miller
  • Ring Of Fire – performed by Ronnie Dunn
  • Cocaine Blues – performed by Shooter Jennings
  • Hurt – performed by Lucinda Williams
  • The Long Black Veil – performed by Iron & Wine
  • Big River – performed by Kris Kristofferson
  • Cry, Cry, Cry – performed by Sheryl Crow
  • If I Were A Carpenter – performed by Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow
  • Highwayman – performed by Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Shooter Jennings and Jamey Johnson
  • I Walk The Line – performed by Full Ensemble

Bonus Features

  • I Still Miss Someone – rehearsal performance by Willie Nelson
  • The Man Comes Around – performed by Matthew McConaughey
  • Johnny Cash, His Life and Music – Artist interviews, Johnny Cash archival footage, more
  • Walking The Line: The Making of a Celebration – behind-the-scenes of the historic Johnny Cash 80th Birthday Concert Celebration

CD

(same artists/performances as DVD, different order)

  • Folsom Prison Blues – performed by Brandi Carlile
  • Ring Of Fire – performed by Ronnie Dunn
  • Hey Porter – performed by Buddy Miller
  • Hurt – performed by Lucinda Williams
  • Wreck Of The Old 97 – performed by Rhett Miller
  • Jackson – performed by Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • The Long Black Veil – performed by Iron & Wine
  • Big River – performed by Kris Kristofferson
  • Why Me Lord – performed by Shelby Lynne
  • Help Me Make It Through the Night – performed by Pat Monahan
  • It Ain’t Me Babe – performed by Shelby Lynne and Pat Monahan
  • Sunday Morning Coming Down – performed by Jamey Johnson and Kris Kristofferson
  • Get Rhythm – performed by Andy Grammer
  • Cocaine Blues – performed by Shooter Jennings
  • I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – performed by Amy Lee
  • Cry, Cry, Cry – performed by Sheryl Crow
  • I Still Miss Someone – rehearsal performance by Willie Nelson
  • If I Were A Carpenter – performed by Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow
  • Highwayman – performed by Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Shooter Jennings and Jamey Johnson
  • I Walk The Line – performed by Full Ensemble

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