Annotation

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Recorded on board the Texas Eagle 421 Service, upon platforms and in station halls, from Chicago to Los Angeles via San Antonio, 14-18 Match 2016

  1. Great Hall, Chicago Union Station
  2. Northern Staircase, Great Hall, Chicago Union Station
  3. South Balcony overlooking the Great Hall, Chicago Union Station
  4. St. Louis Gateway Station
  5. somewhere near Poplar Bluff, Missouri
  6. Track 3, Fort Worth Station
  7. Room 414, Gunter Hotel, San Antonio (recorded March 17)
  8. Depot 2, Sunset Station, San Antonio
  9. Depot 2, Sunset Station, San Antonio
  10. Amtrack Station, Alpine, Texas
  11. El Paso Union Station
  12. Tucson Southern Pacific Station
  13. Los Angeles Union Station
Annotation last modified on 2018-04-02 24:02 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Rock Island Line ?:??
A2 The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore ?:??
A3 The Midnight Special ?:??
A4 Railroad Bill ?:??
A5 Lonesome Whistle ?:??
A6 KC Moan ?:??
A7 Waiting for a Train ?:??
B1 In the Pines ?:??
B2 Gentle on My Mind ?:??
B3 Hobo's Lullaby ?:??
B4 Railroading on the Great Divide ?:??
B5 John Henry ?:??
B6 Early Morning Rain ?:??

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

arranger:
John Fogerty (track A3)
composer:
John Hartford (track B2)
Gordon Lightfoot (track B6)
Goebel Reeves (track B3)
Jean Ritchie (track A2)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track A7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks A3, B1, B5)
lyricist:
John Hartford (track B2)
Gordon Lightfoot (track B6)
Goebel Reeves (track B3)
Jean Ritchie (track A2)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track A7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks B1, B5)
mixer:
Ryan Freeland (tracks A1–B6)
producer:
Joe Henry (US singer-songwriter, guitarist & producer) (tracks A1–B6)
recording engineer:
Ryan Freeland (2016-03-14 – 2016-03-18) (tracks A1–A6, B1–B6)
Ryan Freeland (2016-03-17) (track A7)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track A4)
Tewee Blackman (track A6)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (track B4)
Jimmie Davis (Singer and songwriter) (track A5)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track A5)
publisher:
Early Morning Music (track B6)
Ensign Music Corp. (track B2)
M. Witmark & Sons (track B6)
Moose Music (track B6)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track B6)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track B6)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 790) (order: 265) (track B5)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3421) (order: 461) (track B1)
arrangement of:
Midnight Special (track A3)
cover recording of:
Gentle on My Mind (track B2)
Hobo’s Lullaby (track B3)
K.C. Moan (track A6)
is the basis for:
In the Pines (track B1)
Railroad Bill (Garrison Keillor rewrite) (track A4)
later parody versions:
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track A1)
later translated versions:
Das wird immer sein (track B2)
later versions:
Black Girl (track B1)
In the Pines (track B1)
In the Pines (track B1)
In the Pines (additional lyrics about police violence) (track B1)
Only a Hobo (track B4)
recording of:
In the Pines (Black Girl) (track B1)
John Henry (track B5)
Railroad Bill (track A4)
Rock Island Line (track A1)
The Midnight Special (CCR) (track A3)
referred to in medleys: