1. Can't Make It By Yourself by Barbara Dane and the The Chambers Brothers on Barbara Dane and the The Chambers Brothers (Smithsonian Folkways)
  2. Peachbottom Creek by Wade Ward on Classic Banjo from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways)
  3. O Day by Bessie Jones on Get in Union (Odyssey Productions)
  4. Tornado Time in Texas by Guy Clark on the Best of the Dualtone Years (Dualtone)
  5. When Did You Stop Loving Me by T'Monde on Yesterday's Gone (Valcour)
  6. Nightmare by Big Mama Thornton on The Singles 1951-1961 (Orange Amaro)
  7. Give My Heart A Break by Johnny Shines on Skull and Crossbones Blues (Hightone Records)
  8. I'm Sick Y'all by Otis Redding on Complete and Unbelievable: the Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul (Atlantic)
  9. Tell Mama by Etta James on Tell Mama: the Complete Muscle Shoals Recordings - UMG - 2:24 -10 (UMG)
  10. Jelly Bread by Booker T & the MGs on Stax Classics (Rhino)
  11. Elleggua by Dr. John on Locked Down (Nonesuch)
  12. I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down by Ann Peebles on I Can't Stand the Rain (Fat Possum)
  13. Whole by Sunny War on Anarchist Gospel (New West Records)
  14. Small Town Talk by Bobby Charles on Bobby Charles (Rhino)
  15. Damn Shame by Jolie Holland on Escondida (Anti)
  16. Cowpoke by Colter Wall on Western Swing & Waltzes & Other Punchy Songs (La Honda Records)
  17. Homesickness Part II by Emahoy Tsegue Maryam Guebrou on Ethiopiques Volume 21: Emahoy (Buda Musique)
  18. Honey in the Rock by Blind Mamie Forehand on Sacred Roots of the Blues (Dust to Digital)
  19. Yes I See by Odetta on Odetta Sings Folk Songs (RCA)
  20. I Shall Not Be Moved by Mississippi John Hurt on Christian Hymns / Delta Blues (Peace Ministry Productions)
  21. Tee Nah Nah by Buckwheat Zydeco on Classics (Concord Music Group)
  22. Precious Memories by Sister Rosetta Tharpe on Precious Memories (Savoy)
  23. The Night of the Purple Moon by Sun Ra and His Arkestra on The Night of the Purple Moon (Enterplanetary Koncepts)
  24. The Front Door by Valerie June on The Order of Time (Concord Music Group)
  25. If I Had My Way by Reverend Gary Davis on If I Had My Way: Early Home Recordings (Smithsonian Folkways)
  26. Tail Dragger by Link Wray on Link Wray (UMG)
  27. I Paint A Design by Michael Hurley on Wolfways (Bellemeade Phonics)
  28. Shreveport Farewell by Little Brother Montgomery on No Special Rider Blues: Live in 1980 (JSP Records)
  29. When I Go Away by Levon Helm and Mavis Staples on Carry Me Home (Anti)
  30. Last of the Better Days Ahead by Charlie Parr on Last of the Better Days Ahead (Smithsonian Folkways)
  31. Amarillo by Morning by George Strait on Best of George Strait Deluxe Edition (MCA)
  32. Dust Cain't Kill Me by The Secret Sisters on Home in this World: Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Ballads (Elektra)
  33. Birds Go Die Out of Sight by Peter One and Allison Russell on Come Back to Me (Verve)
  34. Cowboy Waltz by David Doucet on 1957: Solo Cajun Guitar (Rounder Records)
  35. Funny How Time Slips Away by Willie Nelson on Best of Willie Nelson (Capitol)