Johnny Cash – Ride This Train


Ride This Train is the eighth album by American country singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. The album was first released on August 1, 1960 . It is considered Cash’s first concept album. “A travelogue” on which Cash provides spoken narration before each song to give context, in several cases playing historical characters, such as John Wesley Hardin, and describing different destinations around the United States visited by train.
1. “Loading Coal” Merle Travis 4:58
2. “Slow Rider” Johnny Cash 4:12
3. “Lumberjack” Leon Payne 3:02
4. “Dorraine of Ponchartrain” Cash 4:47
5. “Going to Memphis” Hollie Dew, Alan Lomax; arranged (new words and music) by Johnny Cash 4:26
6. “When Papa Played the Dobro” Cash 2:55
7. “Boss Jack” Tex Ritter 3:50
8. “Old Doc Brown” Red Foley 4:10

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