Last Train to San Fernando

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All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
This is the only collection of Johnny Duncan's material, and it is expensive, costing over $100 for four compact discs. Duncan did authentic American versions of country, calypso, bluegrass, and blues numbers, which were mainly of interest in England at a time when American stuff sold well in England. That would seem to make this collection irrelevant today, except that he was a good singer -- even if he wasn't the Southerner he claimed to be -- and he had a good band behind him, especially guitar legend Denny Wright, who had also played with Lonnie Donegan. The stuff is lively and suprisingly effective, and any British pop
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
This is the only collection of Johnny Duncan's material, and it is expensive, costing over $100 for four compact discs. Duncan did authentic American versions of country, calypso, bluegrass, and blues numbers, which were mainly of interest in England at a time when American stuff sold well in England. That would seem to make this collection irrelevant today, except that he was a good singer -- even if he wasn't the Southerner he claimed to be -- and he had a good band behind him, especially guitar legend Denny Wright, who had also played with Lonnie Donegan. The stuff is lively and suprisingly effective, and any British pop
ock completist will probably want to own this four-CD set, which contains every known recording by Johnny Duncan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/12/1996
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127159472
  • Catalog Number: 15947
  • Sales rank: 207,311

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Last Train to San Fernando (2:29)
  2. 2 Rock-A-Billy Baby (2:10)
  3. 3 Footprints in the Snow (2:22)
  4. 4 Blue Blue Heartache (2:23)
  5. 5 Jig Alone Home (2:06)
  6. 6 If You Love Me Baby (2:18)
  7. 7 Goodnight Irene (2:54)
  8. 8 Freight Train Blues (1:50)
  9. 9 Press On (2:24)
  10. 10 Johnny's Blue Yodel (2:44)
  11. 11 Out of Business (2:21)
  12. 12 Get Alone Home, Cindy (2:24)
  13. 13 Old Blue (2:51)
  14. 14 Calamity Mose (2:46)
  15. 15 Just a Little Lovin' (2:08)
  16. 16 Which Way Did He Go? (2:15)
  17. 17 More and More (2:04)
  18. 18 Just a Closer Walk with Thee (3:55)
  19. 19 Travelin' Blues (2:10)
  20. 20 St. James Infirmary (3:19)
  21. 21 Mind Your Own Business (2:05)
  22. 22 Kaw-Liga (2:58)
  23. 23 Ella Speed (3:16)
  24. 24 Doin' My Time - Chris Barber Skiffle Group (3:29)
  25. 25 Where Could I Go But to the Lord - Chris Barber Skiffle Group (2:46)
  26. 26 Can't You Line 'Em - Chris Barber Skiffle Group (2:05)
  27. 27 Gipsy Davy (2:16)
  28. 28 Blue Yodel - Chris Barber Skiffle Group (3:26)
  29. 29 Blowin' Down This Old Dusty Road - Chris Barber Skiffle Group (3:16)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Itching for My Baby (2:03)
  2. 2 I Heard the Bluebirds Sing (2:19)
  3. 3 More and More (2:05)
  4. 4 Yonder Comes a Sucker (2:27)
  5. 5 Geisha Girl (2:14)
  6. 6 All of the Monkeys Ain't in the Zoo (2:08)
  7. 7 This Train (2:18)
  8. 8 Rosalie (Down in the Willow Garden0 (3:00)
  9. 9 Hey, Good Lookin' (1:52)
  10. 10 Wedding Bells (2:48)
  11. 11 Moanin' the Blues (3:11)
  12. 12 Cold, Cold Heart (2:41)
  13. 13 Jambalaya (On the Bayou) (2:33)
  14. 14 Your Cheatin' Heart (2:26)
  15. 15 Long Gone Lonesome Blues (2:20)
  16. 16 Half as Much (2:15)
  17. 17 May You Never Be Alone (2:35)
  18. 18 Salute to Hank Williams (3:11)
  19. 19 My Son Calls Another Man Daddy (2:58)
  20. 20 My Lucky Love (2:47)
  21. 21 Anytime (2:38)
  22. 22 Kansas City (2:44)
  23. 23 That's All Right, Darlin' (1:52)
  24. 24 Yellow Yellow Moon (2:03)
  25. 25 Rockabilly Medley (Raise a Ruckus Tonight/Rockabilly Baby/Detour) (3:16)
  26. 26 Waltz Medley (Home on the Range/Tennessee Waltz/The Love Song of ...) (3:52)
  27. 27 Railroad Medley (Pan American Queen/I'm Moving On/Last Train to ...) (3:06)
  28. 28 Gospel Medley (Old Time Religion/Just a Little Talk With Jesus/Let the (1:51)
  29. 29 Gospel Medley (Old Time Religion/Just a Little Talk With Jesus/Let the (2:02)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Sleepy-Eyed John (2:04)
  2. 2 Tobacco Road (2:35)
  3. 3 The Legend of Gunga Din (2:18)
  4. 4 Hannah (2:27)
  5. 5 Waitin' for the Sandman (2:04)
  6. 6 A Long Time Gone (2:07)
  7. 7 Will You Be Mine (1:56)
  8. 8 She's My Baby (2:36)
  9. 9 You Shouldn't Have Cried (2:25)
  10. 10 Baby, We're Really in Love (2:09)
  11. 11 Bluebird Island (2:36)
  12. 12 The Ballad of Jed Clampett (2:15)
  13. 13 Dang Me (1:42)
  14. 14 Which Way Did He Go? (2:22)
  15. 15 My Little Baby (2:36)
  16. 16 I Thank My Lucky Stars (2:45)
  17. 17 Beyond the Sunset (3:22)
  18. 18 Just a Little Talk with Jesus (2:26)
  19. 19 Amazing Grace (3:03)
  20. 20 Where Could I Go But to the Lord (2:28)
  21. 21 Just a Closer Walk with Thee (3:55)
  22. 22 Walking in Jerusalem Just Like John (1:51)
  23. 23 Precious Lord, Hold My Hand (2:23)
  24. 24 No Hiding Place Down There (1:55)
  25. 25 I've Just Told Mama Goodbye (3:04)
  26. 26 Press On (1:52)
  27. 27 In the Garden (2:44)
  28. 28 When God Dips His Pen of Love in My Heart (2:55)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Last Train to San Fernando (2:18)
  2. 2 Little Things (2:46)
  3. 3 I Fought the Law (1:59)
  4. 4 Out of Business (2:04)
  5. 5 I Wonder Where You Are Tonight (2:53)
  6. 6 Someone Stole My Steel Guitar (2:16)
  7. 7 Joe and Mabel's 12th Street Bar and Grill (2:10)
  8. 8 Margie's at the Lincoln Park Inn (3:34)
  9. 9 Footprints in the Snow (2:23)
  10. 10 Kaw Liga (3:12)
  11. 11 I Ain't Buyin' (2:33)
  12. 12 Mustang Prang (0:37)
  13. 13 Life Can Be Beautiful (2:03)
  14. 14 Hello Heartache (3:08)
  15. 15 If It Feels Good, Do It (2:53)
  16. 16 The Wild Side of Life (2:35)
  17. 17 Just for What I Am (2:34)
  18. 18 Salty Dog Blues (3:05)
  19. 19 Just a Little Lovin' (2:49)
  20. 20 Footprints in the Snow (2:16)
  21. 21 Blue Blue Heartache (2:55)
  22. 22 Someone to Give My Heart To (3:01)
  23. 23 Hey, Good Lookin' (2:47)
  24. 24 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love With You) [Tribute to Hank Willia (2:40)
  25. 25 Jambalaya (On the Bayou) (2:41)
  26. 26 Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) (3:31)
  27. 27 Tom Dooley (3:19)
  28. 28 Last Train to San Fernando (2:18)
  29. 29 Mustang Prang (Revisited) (0:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Duncan Primary Artist, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals, Human Whistle
Johnny Duncan Track Performer
Chris Barber Bass
Sandy Brown Clarinet
Larry Allen Guitar
Jack Fallon Bass
Lennie Hastings Drums
Tony Hatch Bass, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Choir Master
Tony Mansell Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Ivor Raymonde Bass, Guitar, Vibes, Choir Master
Billy Talbot Drums
Pete Willsher Steel Guitar
Denny Wright Guitar, Piano, Steel Guitar
Ron Bowden Drums
Pete Sayers Banjo
Jimmy Walker Choir, Chorus
Dickie Bishop Guitar, Vocals
Fred Datchler Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Murray Kash Compere
Eddie Saul Bass Guitar
John Bell Bass
Danny Levan Fiddle, Vocal Ensemble
Jimmy Walker Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Chris Barber Skiffle Group Track Performer
Les Bennetts Guitar
Ken Sykora Compere
Technical Credits
Lead Belly Composer
Willie Nelson Composer
Joe Meek Producer
Bill Barclay Producer
Gordon Smith Producer
Jimmie Skinner Composer
Colin Escott Illustrations
Tony Hatch Producer, Vocal Group
Bob Jones Mastering
John A. Lomax Composer
John Newton Composer
Richard Ihnaton Wiez Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Hank Williams Composer
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Reissue Producer, Tape Research
Birgit Schneider Artwork, Illustrations
Gerd Weiler Artwork, Illustrations
John Cowling Liner Notes, Illustrations
George Haxell Illustrations
Murray Kash Contributor
Paul Pelletier Liner Notes, Biographical Information
Denis Preston Producer
Holger Luhrig Illustrations
Traditional Composer
Joe Primrose Composer
Shirley Nelson Composer
Hod Pharis Composer
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