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''The List'' is
Rosanne Cash Rosanne Cash (born May 24, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter and author. She is the eldest daughter of country music Country (also called country and western) is a genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that ...
's twelfth studio album, released on
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on October 6, 2009, her only album for the label. At the age of 18, Rosanne gave a list of 100 country songs to expand her knowledge of
country music Country (also called country and western) is a genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. These forms and styles can be enjoyed and performed b ...

country music
. The album featured covers of classic songs, which was dedicated to her father Johnny Cash. It also includes guest performances by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Jeff Tweedy and Rufus Wainwright. The album also contained covers of classic country songs made by Jimmie Rodgers (country singer), Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family, Don Gibson, Ray Price (musician), Ray Price, Lefty Frizzell, Patsy Cline, and other country stars, as well the traditional folk song "Motherless Children" and 1960s folk numbers by Bob Dylan and Peter, Paul, and Mary. Three songs had previously been recorded by her father: "Sea of Heartbreak", "The Long Black Veil," which he had recorded and performed numerous times and "Girl from the North Country", a 1963 Bob Dylan song that was re-recorded as a duet between Dylan and Cash in 1969 for Dylan's ''Nashville Skyline'' album. ''The List'' peaked at #5 on ''Billboard (magazine), Billboards country album chart — Cash's first top ten album on the chart in 22 years — and hit #22 on the general Billboard Hot 200, topping her previously most successful album on that chart, 1981's ''Seven Year Ache'' which peaked at #26. It was also her first entry on the ''Billboard'' Top Rock Albums chart, where it debuted and peaked at #8. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album and won the prestigious Album of the Year award at the 2010 Americana Music Honors & Awards.


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Rosanne Cash Rosanne Cash (born May 24, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter and author. She is the eldest daughter of country music Country (also called country and western) is a genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that ...
– vocals *Bruce Springsteen – vocals *Jeff Tweedy – vocals *Rufus Wainwright – vocals *Elvis Costello – vocals *Joe Bonadio – drums *Zev Katz – bass *John Leventhal – organ, bass, dobro, guitar, harmonica, mandolin, percussion, drums, harmonium, Wurlitzer *Tim Luntzel – bass *Shawn Pelton – drums *Curtis King – background vocals *Rick DePofi – piano, bass clarinet, horn Production notes: *John Leventhal – producer, engineer, mixing *Rick DePofi – co-producer, engineer, mixing *Ted Jensen – mastering *Deborah Feingold – photography *Perry Greenfield – product manager *Jill Dell'Abate – production coordination


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2009 albums Rosanne Cash albums Albums produced by John Leventhal {{2000s-country-album-stub