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 2017-06-27 06:34 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Rock Island Line 2:55
2 The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore 4:29
3 The Midnight Special 3:34
4 Railroad Bill 2:49
5 Lonesome Whistle 2:53
6 KC Moan 2:40
7 Waiting for a Train 2:46
8 In the Pines 3:31
9 Gentle on My Mind 3:39
10 Hobo's Lullaby 3:57
11 Railroading on the Great Divide 3:08
12 John Henry 2:42
13 Early Morning Rain 4:13

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
John Fogerty (track 3)
composer:
John Hartford (track 9)
Gordon Lightfoot (track 13)
Goebel Reeves (track 10)
Jean Ritchie (track 2)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 8, 12)
lyricist:
John Hartford (track 9)
Gordon Lightfoot (track 13)
Goebel Reeves (track 10)
Jean Ritchie (track 2)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 8, 12)
mixer:
Ryan Freeland (tracks 1–13)
producer:
Joe Henry (US singer-songwriter, guitarist & producer) (tracks 1–13)
recording engineer:
Ryan Freeland (2016-03-14 – 2016-03-18) (tracks 1–6, 8–13)
Ryan Freeland (2016-03-17) (track 7)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Tewee Blackman (track 6)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (track 11)
Jimmie Davis (Singer and songwriter) (track 5)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 5)
publisher:
Early Morning Music (track 13)
Ensign Music Corp. (track 9)
M. Witmark & Sons (track 13)
Moose Music (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track 13)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 13)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 790) (order: 265) (track 12)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3421) (order: 461) (track 8)
arrangement of:
Midnight Special (track 3)
cover recording of:
Gentle on My Mind (track 9)
Hobo’s Lullaby (track 10)
K.C. Moan (track 6)
is the basis for:
In the Pines (track 8)
Railroad Bill (Garrison Keillor rewrite) (track 4)
later parody versions:
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Black Girl (track 8)
In the Pines (additional lyrics about police violence) (track 8)
In the Pines (track 8)
In the Pines (track 8)
Only a Hobo (track 11)
recording of:
In the Pines (Black Girl) (track 8)
John Henry (track 12)
Railroad Bill (track 4)
Rock Island Line (track 1)
The Midnight Special (CCR) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

Release

design/illustration:Marc Woodhouse
mastering:Kim Rosen (mastering engineer)
mastered at:Knack Mastering in Ringwood, New Jersey, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/9092723 [info]