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Encyclopedia > Walk the Line (soundtrack)
Walk the Line
Walk the Line cover
Studio album by Various Artists
Released November 15, 2005
Recorded 2005
Genre Soundtrack
Length 41:38
Label Wind-Up Records
Producer(s) T-Bone Burnett
Professional reviews
Various Artists chronology

Walk the Line

Walk the Line is the soundtrack from the movie Walk the Line released November 15, 2005 by Wind-Up Records. There are nine songs performed by Joaquin Phoenix, four songs by Reese Witherspoon, one song by Waylon Payne, one song by Johnathan Rice, two songs by Tyler Hilton, and one song by Shooter Jennings. At the Golden Globe Awards Phoenix won best actor and Witherspoon won best actress in a musical or comedy for their portrayals in the film. Witherspoon went on to win the Academy Award for best actress. Image File history File links Walkthelinecd. ... A Studio Album is an album of regular studio recordings. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Wind-Up Records is a record label based in New York City. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes . ... Cover of Proof Through the Night, 1983. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 3_stars. ... Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... Walk the Line is an acclaimed Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning film chronicling the life of Johnny Cash, American country singer, focusing on his younger life, his romance with June Carter and his ascent to the country music scene, with material taken from his autobiographies. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wind-Up Records is a record label based in New York City. ... Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (pronounced IPA: [xwa. ... Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon[1] (born March 22, 1976), known simply as Reese Witherspoon, is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Johnathan Rice is a singer/songwriter. ... Tyler James Hilton (born on November 22, 1983, in Palm Springs, California) is an American Singer/Songwriter and an Actor. ... Waylon Albright Shooter Jennings was born in 1979 to country-western singers Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ...

It is an enhanced CD which also contains two deleted scenes from the movie, Phoenix performing "Rock 'n' Roll Ruby" and Phoenix and Witherspoon together near the scene of "Jackson".

At least some of the takes on the CD, notably "Cocaine Blues", appear to be different takes than those used in the film. This is a not-uncommon practice with soundtracks.

The cover features the two stars in an early publicity still, several of which were created (and later included as bonus postcards in the Collector's Edition DVD).

As of March 10, 2006 the soundtrack has gone gold with over 500,000 albums sold. March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Track listing

  1. "Get Rhythm" - Joaquin Phoenix – 2:26
  2. "I Walk the Line" - Joaquin Phoenix – 3:20
  3. "Wildwood Flower" - Reese Witherspoon – 2:31
  4. "Lewis Boogie" - Waylon Payne – 2:01
  5. "Ring of Fire" - Joaquin Phoenix – 3:42
  6. "You're My Baby" - Johnathan Rice – 2:12
  7. "Cry Cry Cry" - Joaquin Phoenix – 2:35
  8. "Folsom Prison Blues" - Joaquin Phoenix – 2:52
  9. "That's All Right" - Tyler Hilton – 1:46
  10. "Juke Box Blues" - Reese Witherspoon – 2:15
  11. "It Ain't Me Babe" - Joaquin Phoenix/Reese Witherspoon – 3:05
  12. "Home of the Blues" - Joaquin Phoenix – 2:40
  13. "Milk Cow Blues" - Tyler Hilton – 2:19
  14. "I'm a Long Way from Home" - Shooter Jennings – 2:15
  15. "Cocaine Blues" - Joaquin Phoenix – 2:50
  16. "Jackson" - Joaquin Phoenix/Reese Witherspoon – 2:49

Get Rhythm is a song written and recorded by Johnny Cash. ... I Walk the Line is a song written by Johnny Cash and recorded in 1956. ... Wildwood Flower is an American song, best known through performances and recordings by the Carter Family. ... Lewis Boogie is the title of a song written by Jerry Lee Lewis that is featured in 2005s Walk The Line. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cry Cry Cry is a song written and recorded by Johnny Cash. ... Folsom Prison Blues is an American country music song written by Johnny Cash in the early 1950s and originally recorded with his trio in 1956 for the Sun Records label. ... Thats All Right (Mama) is the name of the first song released by Elvis Presley. ... Juke Box Blues is a song written by June Carter Cash. ... It Aint Me Babe was an underground comix anthology, edited by Trina Robbins in 1970 and published by Last Gasp. ... Recorded after I Walk the Line, July 1, 1957 in Memphis, Tenessee by Johnny Cash. ... Im A Long Way From Home is a song written by Waylon Jennings, also featured on the soundtrack of Walk the Line. Lyrics Im a long way from home And so all alone Homesick, like I never thought Id be Im a long way from home... Cocaine Blues is a song written by TJ Arnall, though it is a rework of a traditional song title Little Sadie. Johnny Cash famously peformed the song at his Folsom Prison concert, an event portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in Walk The Line. ... Jackson is a song written by Jerry Lieber and Billy Edd Wheeler about a married couple who go off to a town named Jackson. ...

Additional Tracks

The film also featured a variety of country, rockabilly and traditional scoring. They were not featured on the soundtrack CD. 1950s Rockabilly book by Harlan Ellison Rockabilly is one of the earliest forms of rock and roll as a distinct style of music. ...

  1. "Engine 143" - The Carter Family
  2. "Didn't It Rain" - Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  3. "Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground" - Blind Willie Johnson
  4. "Volksmusik Medley" - Hans Glisha Orchestra
  5. "I Was There When It Happened" - The Blackwood Brothers
  6. "Try Me One Time" - Willie Nix
  7. "Ain't That Right" - Eddie Snow
  8. "Boogie Blues" - Earl Peterson
  9. "I Miss You Already" - Faron Young
  10. "Defrost Your Heart" - Charlie Feathers
  11. "Feelin' Good" - Little Junior's Blue Flames
  12. "Bop Bop Baby" - Wade and Dick
  13. "Rock With My Baby" - Billy Riley
  14. "Rock N' Roll Ruby" - Joaquin Phoenix
  15. "Fujiyama Mama" - Wanda Jackson
  16. "She Wears Red Feathers" - Guy Mitchell
  17. "Easy Does It" - Lewis LaMedica
  18. "Hey Porter" - Joaquin Phoenix
  19. "Candy Man Blues" - John Hurt
  20. "I Got Stripes" - Joaquin Phoenix
  21. "Light of the Night" - Werner Tautz
  22. "You Get To Me" - Minnie and the Minuettes
  23. "Times a'Wasting" - Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon
  24. "Cartoon World"
  25. Ghost Town/Poem For Eva"
  26. "In the Sweet By and By"
  27. "Long Legged Guitar Pickin' Man" - Johnny Cash and June Carter

Maybelle, A.P. and Sara The Carter Family was a rural country music group that performed between 1927 and 1943. ... Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 - October 9, 1973) was a gospel artist who attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with a unique mixture of Holiness vocals and jazzy guitar accompaniment. ... Blind Willie Johnson Blind Willie Johnson (c. ... The Blackwood Brothers were an American gospel music singing group. ... Faron Young (born February 25, 1932 near Shreveport, Louisiana, died December 10, 1996) was an American country music singer. ... Charlie Feathers, (June 12, 1932 - August 29, 1998), was an influential rockabilly and country music performer. ... Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (pronounced IPA: [xwa. ... Wanda Jackson (born Wanda Jean Jackson, on October 20, 1937, in Maud, Oklahoma) was the first female rock and roll singer in the United States, releasing her debut record in 1956. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (pronounced IPA: [xwa. ... John Hurt (Mississippi John Hurt is an early American folk and country blues singer, 1893–1966) John Vincent Hurt CBE (born January 22, 1940) is an Academy Award nominated English actor. ... Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (pronounced IPA: [xwa. ...

Chart performance

Year Chart Peak Certification (sales)
2006 Australian Album Top 50 #2 Platinum (70,000)
2006 Austrian Album Top 75 #3
2006 Canadese Album Top 100 #4 Gold (50,000)
2006 Denmark Album Top 40 #39
2006 Dutch Album Top 100 #68
2006 French Album Top 200 #55
2006 German Album Chart #12
2006 Swiss Album Top 100 #17
2006 U.S. Billboard 200 #9 Gold (500,000)
2006 U.S. Top Country Albums #3
2006 U.S. Top Internet Albums #9
2006 U.S. Top Soundtracks #1
2006 New Zealand Album Top 40 #6 Gold (7,500)



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