Long Black Train

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Long Black Train
Studio album by Josh Turner
Released October 14, 2003 (2003-10-14)
Genre Country, Southern Gospel, bluegrass
Length 39:27
Label MCA Nashville
Producer Mark Wright
Frank Rogers
Josh Turner chronology
Long Black Train
(2003)
Your Man
(2006)
Singles from Long Black Train
  1. "She'll Go on You"
    Released: September 2002
  2. "Long Black Train"
    Released: July 23, 2003
  3. "What It Ain't"
    Released: April 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
PopMatters [2]

Long Black Train is the debut album from American country music artist Josh Turner, released on October 14, 2003. It peaked at No. 29 on the U.S. Billboard 200, and peaked at No. 4 on the Top Country Albums. Overall, the album produced three chart singles for Turner on the Hot Country Songs charts: "She'll Go on You" (No. 46), the title track (No. 13), and "What It Ain't" (No. 31).

Two of this album's tracks were previously recorded by other artists. "You Don't Mess Around with Jim" is a cover of a Jim Croce hit single from 1972, while "The Difference Between a Woman and a Man" was previously recorded by Doug Stone on his 1999 album Make Up in Love.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Long Black Train"   Josh Turner 4:10
2. "In My Dreams"   Casey Beathard, Tony Martin 3:34
3. "What It Ain't"   Tim Mensy, Monty Criswell 3:27
4. "I Had One One Time"   Harley Allen, Don Sampson 3:16
5. "Jacksonville†"   Turner, Pat McLaughlin 3:56
6. "Backwoods Boy"   Turner 3:41
7. "Unburn All Our Bridges"   Jamie O'Hara 3:19
8. "You Don't Mess Around with Jim†"   Jim Croce 3:18
9. "She'll Go on You"   Mark Narmore 4:03
10. "Good Woman Bad†"   McLaughlin, Roger Younger 3:00
11. "The Difference Between a Woman and a Man†"   Bobby Braddock 3:43
Total length:
39:27

†Omitted from 2004 reissue.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Long Black Train peaked at No. 29 on the U.S. Billboard 200, and peaked at No. 4 on the Top Country Albums. On 01/07/2004 it was certified Gold and on 11/19/2004 it was certified Platinum by the RIAA.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country US
2002 "She'll Go on You" 46
2003 "Long Black Train" 13 72
2004 "What It Ain't" 31
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Long Black Train review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ Kalet, Hank. "Josh Turner: Long Black Train". PopMatters. Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/release/long-black-train-2004-mr0001744239
  4. ^ a b "Long Black Train - Josh Turner". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-08-20. 
  5. ^ "Gold & Platinum - February 16, 2010". RIAA. Retrieved 2010-02-16.