Double vinyl LP pressing plus bonus CD containing eight alternate and demo versions of tracks from the album. The Pilgrim is the 10th studio album from Marty Stuart, originally released in 1999. A concept album, it tells the story of a man (The Pilgrim) from Marty Stuart's hometown of Philadelphia, Mississippi. Marty plays the role of the Pilgrim, as well as other roles. The album features many country/bluegrass legends as guest stars, including Emmylou Harris, Pam Tillis, George Jones, Ralph Stanley, Earl Scruggs and Marty's old boss, Johnny Cash. 2LP/1CD.
Track List: 1.1 Intro 1.2 Sometimes the Pleasure's Worth the Pain 1.3 The Pilgrim (Act I) 1.4 Harlan County 1.5 Reasons 2.1 Love Can Go to 2.2 Red, Red Wine and Cheatin' Songs 2.3 8. Truck Stop 2.4 Hobo's Prayer 2.5 Goin' Nowhere Fast 3.1 The Observations of a Crow 3.2 Intermission 3.3 The Greatest Love of All Time 3.4 The Greatest Love of All Time (Reprise) 3.5 Draggin' Around These Chains of Love 4.1 The Pilgrim (Act II) 4.2 Redemption 4.3 The Pilgrim (Act III) 4.4 Outro 4.5 Mr. John Henry, Steel Driving Man 5.1 The Pilgrim Act IV (Unreleased Alternate Take) 5.2 That'll Be All Right (Unreleased) 5.3 Been Lonely Too Long (Unreleased Pilgrim Project Demo) 5.4 I Think We're in Texas 5.5 Shout Little Lulie 5.6 Call and Response 5.7 Evalina 5.8 Tennessee Wagoner 5.9 Even Trains Have to Cry 5.10 The Vanishing