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On September 23, 2016.

On September 23, 2016, “Cooking Viny;” label released “Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad”, an album of field recordings made by Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, as they performed in waiting rooms and trackside at railway stations on a journey between Chicago and Los Angeles in March 2016. The album was produced by Billy Brag and Joe Henry.

Personnel:

  • Billy Bragg – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Henry – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica
  • Ryan Freeland – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Rock Island Line – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  2. The L&N Don’t Stop Here Any More – Jean Ritchie
  3. Midnight Special – Huddie Ledbetter
  4. Railroad Bill – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  5. Lonesome Whistle – Hank Williams; Jimmie Davis
  6. KC Moan – Tewee Blackman
  7. Waiting for a Train – Jimmie Rodgers
  8. In the Pines – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  9. Gentle on My Mind – John Hartford
  10. Hobo’s Lullaby – Goebel Reeves
  11. Railroading on the Great Divide – Sara Carter
  12. John Henry – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  13. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot

In September 1965.

In September 1965, “Elektra” label released “Fifth Album”, the fourth Judy Collins album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Mark Abramson.

Personnel:

  • Judy Collins – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Danny Kalb – guitar
  • Eric Weissberg– guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Takas – bass
  • Bill Lee– bass
  • Chuck Israels– bass, cello
  • John Sebastian– harmonica
  • Jerry Dodgion – flute
  • Richard Fariña– dulcimer
  • Robert Sylvester – cello
  • William S. Harvey – design
  • Jim Frawley – photography
  • Jac Holzman- production supervisor

Track listing:

  1. Pack Up Your Sorrows – Richard Fariña
  2. The Coming of the Roads -Billy Edd Wheeler
  3. So Early, Early in the Spring – traditional
  4. Tomorrow is a Long Time -Bob Dylan
  5. Daddy You’ve Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  6. Thirsty Boots -Eric Andersen
  7. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  8. Lord Gregory – traditional
  9. In the Heat of the Summer – Phil Ochs
  10. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  11. Carry It On – Gil Turner
  12. It Isn’t Nice  (live) – Malvina Reynolds

In January 1966.

lightfoot

In January 1966, “United Artists” label released “Lightfoot!” the debut Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in 1964 in New York City, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:
• Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano, vocals
• David Rea or Bruce Langhorne – second guitar
• Bill Lee – bass
• Barry Feinstein – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot, except where noted.

1. Rich Man’s Spiritual
2. Long River
3. The Way I Feel
4. For Lovin’ Me
5. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Ewan MacColl
6. Changes – Phil Ochs
7. Early Morning Rain
8. Steel Rail Blues
9. Sixteen Miles (To Seven Lakes)
10. I’m Not Sayin’
11. Pride of Man – Hamilton Camp
12. Ribbon of Darkness
13. Oh, Linda
14. Peaceful Waters