Same Train, Different Time [Bear Family]

Same Train, Different Time [Bear Family]

by Merle Haggard & the Strangers
     
 

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Same Train, Different Time is Merle Haggard's affectionate tribute to Jimmie Rodgers. Haggard provides narration between the songs, offering tales of Rodgers' life and music. While the album is rooted in the past, the key to its success is how Haggard updates these traditional songs without losing sight of their roots. ThereSee more details below

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Same Train, Different Time is Merle Haggard's affectionate tribute to Jimmie Rodgers. Haggard provides narration between the songs, offering tales of Rodgers' life and music. While the album is rooted in the past, the key to its success is how Haggard updates these traditional songs without losing sight of their roots. There are contemporary folk, country and blues influences scattered throughout the record, adding depth to the music and proving that Rodgers' music is indeed timeless.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/28/1994
Label:
Imports
UPC:
4000127157409
catalogNumber:
15740
Rank:
7673

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Tracks

  1. Jimmie the Kid
  2. My Rough and Rowdy Ways
  3. California Blues
  4. Narration, No. 1
  5. Hobo's Meditation
  6. Waiting for a Train
  7. Mother, The Queen of My Heart
  8. My Carolina Sunshine Girl
  9. Narration, No. 2
  10. Train Whistle Blues
  11. Why Should I Be Lonely?
  12. Jimmie's Texas Blues
  13. Midnight Turning Day Blues (Blue Yodel No. 6)
  14. Narration, No. 3
  15. Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)
  16. Peach Picking Time in Georgia
  17. Down the Old Road to Home
  18. Travelin' Blues
  19. Miss the Mississippi and You
  20. Frankie and Johnny
  21. No Hard Times
  22. Narration, No. 4
  23. Hobo Bill's Last Ride
  24. My Old Pal
  25. Nobody Knows But Me
  26. Narration, No. 5
  27. Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel (Women Make a Fool Out of Me)
  28. Mississippi Delta Blues
  29. Gambling Polka Dot Blues

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Merle Haggard & the Strangers   Primary Artist
Merle Haggard   Indexed Contributor,Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Glen Campbell   Guitar,Vocal Harmony
James Burton   Dobro,Guitar,Electric Guitar,Leader
Jim Gordon   Drums
Roy Edward Burris   Drums
Glen D. Hardin   Piano
George French   Piano
Norm Hamlet   Steel Guitar
Ralph Mooney   Steel Guitar
Bob Morris   Bass
Roy Nichols   Guitar,Harmonica
Bonnie Owens   Leader,Vocal Harmony
Lewis Talley   Guitar,Vocal Harmony
Roy Huskey   Bass
William Armstrong   Guitar
Leon Chase Copeland   Fiddle,Guitar,Harmonica,Electric Guitar,Leader
Howard Lowe   Bass
Billy Mize   Guitar,Vocal Harmony
Jerry Ward   Bass
George French   Piano

Technical Credits

Merle Haggard   Composer
Jimmie Rodgers   Composer
Shelly Lee Alley   Composer
Clayton McMichen   Composer
Ken Nelson   Producer
Brad Benedict   Illustrations
Hugh Cherry   Liner Notes,Original Liner Notes
Charles K. Wolfe   Liner Notes
Duncan Cowell   Mastering
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Richard Weize   Reissue Producer,Tape Research
Gerd Weiler   Artwork
Elsie McWilliams   Composer
Estelle Lovell   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Sylke Lohmeyer   Artwork

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