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Walk the Line soundtrack

Walk the Line (2005)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 60150131092
Label: Wind-Up
Label number: 13109
Running time: not on file
Shipping date: November 15th, 2005
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1.  Get Rhythm - Joaquin Phoenix
2.  I Walk The Line - Joaquin Phoenix
3.  Wildwood Flower - Reese Witherspoon
4.  Lewis Boogie Blues - Waylon Payne
5.  Ring Of Fire - Joaquin Phoenix
...see complete tracklist
Music from the movie not on this soundtrack CD
I Was There When It Happened -
The Candyman - Johnny Cash (heard when June Carter walks in the theatre and hits the roof and starts to throw bottles about) 
Time's A-Wastin' - Joaquin Phoenix / Reese Witherspoon

Add more missing songs to this list, or tell us in what scenes these songs are heard or where they can be found.
Soundtrack Q & A
Q: Does anyone know the Bob Dylan song that Johnny is playing when he is hanging the pictures? What's it called? (from Chop in Perth, Western Australia)
A: It's "Highway 61 Revisited" off of the album with the same name. (thanks to Matt, Maineadd more info

Q: Does anyone know the name of the song he sings when the girl is in blue??? (from cc in france)
A: If it's the one where after the song Elvis says "How bout that Johnny Cash," that is "Rock n' Roll Ruby" (thanks to Iceman , Philadelphia, PA, USAadd more info

Q: Does this soundtrack also have the instrumental only music, such as the beginning when it starts at Folsom Prison? (from Paul in California)
A: Unfortunately this guitar pick (I assume you mean the music that is also on the DVD menu), is not on the soundtrack - although I'd love it to be. (thanks to Rich, Latviaadd more info
A: Actually the name of the song is "Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground." (thanks to J.Dino, Chicago,ILadd more info

Q: Does anyone know the name of the instrumental at the end when June says she will marry him and they are hugging and kissing on stage?  (from Tom in virginia)
A: The song is "Ghost Town" by Bill Frisell. (thanks to reg, Maryland, USadd more info

Q: What is the name of the song heard when June and Johnny are singing "...these arms, these lips, we need to get together..." and he kisses here and she walks off stage? (from KITTY in NORTH CAROLINA.)
A: It's "Time's Awastin'"... but it's not on the OST. You can look for the original song by June Carter. (thanks to Spike, Saudi Arabiaadd more info

Q: Does anyone know the instrumental played when June Carter walks out on John after she flushes down his pills? It also continues into when John is driving a cab (probabaly in Mexico) to get those pills.
...from vivek in Calgary, AB, Canada (answer vivek's question)

Q: Can you tell me if they are really singing or miming these songs....... Phoenix does such a good job, is it him or Johnny Cash singing? (from IrishEyes in Ontario, Canada)
A: It's Phoenix and Witherspoon actually singing. They also learned to play their respective instruments. (thanks to radioboy, jerseyadd more info

Q: What is the name of the instrumental piece (sounds like a solo Dobro resonating guitar) played three times in the movie: 1) When the two young boys are walking down the gravel road, 2) when teenage Johnny walks down the same road to go into the army and 3) at the end halfway through the credits? It's not on the CD. (from dakotax3 in australia)
A: I'm fairly certain that what you're referring to is part of the score composed specifically for the movie by T Bone Burnett. (thanks to Nams, VTadd more info

Q: What is the song Johnny is playing on stage before he passes out? (from _ in Norway)
A: "I got stripes." (thanks to Taternuggets, Clearwater, FLadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Johnny tries to phone June but the phone bill is not paid? (from Malte in Germany)
A: "I'm a Long Way From Home" - it's track no. 14 on the OST and it's by Shooter Jennings. (thanks to nams, VTadd more info

Q: What is the song he plays at the end when he is in the prison? (from boarder923 in colorado)
A: It's called "Cocaine Blues" (thanks to jwtg, Saint John, NB Canadaadd more info
A: It can only be found on the "Live from Folsom Prison" album. (thanks to geewiz, VAadd more info

Q: What's the song playing on the DVD menu? (from Nathan in Leicester - England)
A: It's by T-Bone Burnett. If you have any knowledge of basic skills on audio ripping, you could take it from the credits. (thanks to Mike, Nanuet, NY, USAadd more info

Q: What's the song Johny Cash plays with his band on the porch? The gospel song that goes "...Jesus saved me..." or something like that (from paul in Los angeles)
A: "I Was There When It Happened" by Jimmie Davis/Johnny Cash. (thanks to joe, marylandadd more info

Q: What is the name of the song when he's heard by the record producer for the first time? There are two songs that he sings... the first one is the one they rehearsed on the porch. The producer tells him he needs something else and then he starts playing... the song gets faster as he goes and says something about a train whistle blowing.  (from bandit in Georgia)
A: That song is "Folsom Prison." It is the one he was rehearsing by himself while in the army. Millions of different recordings of it are on Youtube etc. (thanks to Bob, Australiaadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Johnny starts reading his fan letters from prisoners? (from olin in alaska)
A: "Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground" by Blind Willie Johnson. (thanks to dunny93, australiaadd more info

Q: What's the song playing on the DVD's menu screen?
...from kel in h-town (answer kel's question)

Q: What's the instrumental song that appears three times in the movie? The first is when John and his brother are going fishing, the second when John is walking down the same road but going in the service, and the third at the very end during the credits right after the long legged woman song. (from Jim in Montoursville, PA USA)
A: Hi there, try "Tell your ma, tell your Pa" by Bill Frisell, or "Ghost town/ Poem foe eva" by Bill Frisell. (thanks to Kate, Sunderland/England add more info

Q: What's the song the guys sing when they're "practising" on stage while drunk? It's right before June comes over.  (from Maw477 in Denmark)
A: "Candy Man" (thanks to trivium 128, fresno caadd more info

Q: Are Reese an Joaquin really singing when they are onstage in the movie? (from mandy in belmont, NC ...US)
A: Yes they are really singing because if you watch the DVD on TV it gives little fun facts and it shows Reese Witherspoon saying how she had never sung professional and all that. So to answer your question, yes she and Joaquin Phoenix sang the whole time. (thanks to Jessica, Ohioadd more info

Q: What song is playing RIGHT AFTER the prison scene when the camera pans over the field right before entering the house where Johnny is sitting while listening to June Carter?
...from Jessica in ohio (answer Jessica's question)

Q: What's the song Buddy Holly is singing? (from trivium 128 in fresno ca)
A: The name of the song is "You're My Baby" and is sung by someone suppose to be Roy Orbison. (thanks to walkingtheline, Wilmington, NCadd more info
A: It's "You're My Baby" written by Johnny Cash originally. It's meant to be Roy Orbison, the actor is Jonathan Rice =) (thanks to Ruaridh Allan, Isle Of Mull, Scotlandadd more info

Q: What song is playing when they are at the hotel blowing up the tree? (from zero cool in texas)
A: That's the beginning of "Rock 'n' Roll Ruby." You'll probably find this version if you search: "Rock 'n' Roll Ruby Joaquin Phoenix". Greetings! (thanks to Ches, Belgiumadd more info

Q: What song is playing when June Carter walks in the theatre and starts to throw bottles while Jonny an his band are singing and laughing? About 1 hr 40 seconds in. Thanks, and greetings. (from Dani in germany)
A: "Hey Porter" by Johnny Cash (thanks to morts, englandadd more info
A: "Hey Porter" by Johnny Cash (thanks to morts, englandadd more info

Q: What's the name of the song that the young Johnny and his mother are signing in the beginning of the movie? (from raylaun in Atlanta)
A: The hymn "Am I Soldier Of The Cross" (thanks to Scarlett, Irelandadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when the Carter's are at the lake house when helping Johnny sober?
...from Matt in Oklahoma City (answer Matt's question)

Q: What is the name of the record playing when John and June are at the diner and she tells him his pain will pass? There is a long pause with the song saying "...I've been walking I've been crying, don't know why I keep on trying..."  (from tommyboy in California)
A: It's called "Defrost Your Heart" by Charlie Feathers. It took me so so so so so long to find, but I eventually got it somewhere in the depths of the internet. (thanks to Zakk, Detroit, MIadd more info

Q: What is the acoustic little piece we hear just as Jackson finishes when Cash picks Carter up? Really sweet acoustic song...
...from laura buggy in ireland (answer laura buggy's question)

Q: What is the last song that appears in the movie as the credits appear?  (from jewels in ireland, county down)
A: It's "Guitar Picking Man" (thanks to Loretta, Canada add more info
A: Actually, it's "Long legged Guitar Picking Man" :-) (thanks to loretta, Canada add more info

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