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Going To Memphis - Johnny Cash - Ride This Train (CD, Album)

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  1. Going To Memphis This song is by Johnny Cash and appears on the album Ride This Train () and on the album Unearthed ().
  2. Feb 13,  · Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Going to Memphis · Johnny Cash Ride This Train ℗ Originally released Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Going to Memphis.
  3. Dec 29,  · Category Music; Song Going to Memphis; Artist Johnny Cash; Album Ride this Train from Heaven; Licensed to YouTube by SME, SonoSuite (on behalf of Timeless Recordings); CMRRA, BMI - Broadcast Music.
  4. Especially noteworthy is “Going to Memphis,” an adaptation of a traditional tune that finds Cash singing over the sound of clanking chains with bluesy fervor. In many ways, Ride This Train foreshadows the role of populist spokesman that Johnny Cash came to embody by the late ‘60s. On its own merits, the album is a substantial, thought.
  5. Ride This Train was the first explicit Americana concept album that Johnny Cash recorded. As the title implies, the album is about railroads, how they developed, and how they changed the land. Apart from a couple of songs, Ride This Train isn't comprised of traditional folk ballads -- they are songs that tell the history of trains and rails, offering an educational lesson.
  6. out of 5 stars Ride This Train: Johnny Cash - Cash on the right track! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, Verified Purchase. The third album Cash recorded for Columbia, released back in It's a fascinating piece, not least because it is a very early example of what we know today as a concept album. great johnny cash /5(66).
  7. It's a statement of Johnny Cash's longevity that the eight albums collected here -- each one a concept collection devoted to American historical themes -- were considered worthy and viable commercial releases back when, and that most were very successful. This four-CD set assembles Ride This Train, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Bitter Tears, Ballads of the True West, Mean as Hell!
  8. This concept album ranks with the most thematically ambitious of Johnny Cash's career, though the title's a little misleading. Instead of a collection of train songs (the sort featured in the Cash catalogue from "Hey Porter" to "Orange Blossom Special"), he alternates the spoken-word narrative of a rail trip that crosses the country (and cuts across centuries) with songs about the characters.

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