Same Train, a Different Time

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Same Train, A Different Time: Merle Haggard Sings the Great Songs of Jimmie Rodgers
Studio album by Merle Haggard
Released 1969
Recorded Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, California between August 26, 1968 and February 26, 1969
Genre Country
Length 65:11
Label Capitol
Producer Ken Nelson
Merle Haggard chronology
Pride in What I Am
(1969)
Same Train, A Different Time
(1969)
A Portrait of Merle Haggard
(1969)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Same Train, A Different Time (subtitled Merle Haggard Sings the Great Songs of Jimmie Rodgers) is the ninth studio album by American country music artist Merle Haggard, released in 1969, featuring covers of songs by legendary country music songwriter Jimmie Rodgers. It was originally released as a 2 LP set on Capitol (SWBB-223).

In 1990 it became the first of Merle Haggard's Capitol albums to be re-released (anywhere) on CD when it was reissued by EMI-Toshiba in Japan in its entire original repertoire.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written solely by Jimmie Rodgers unless otherwise noted.

  • Record 1--Side A
  1. "California Blues" - 2:50
  2. "Narration #1 - 1:16
  3. "Hobo's Meditation" - 2:43
  4. "Waitin' For A Train" - 2:50
  5. "Mother, The Queen Of My Heart" (Rodgers, Hoyt Bryant) - 2:38
  6. "My Carolina Sunshine Girl" -2:50
  • Side B
  1. "Narration #2" - 0:38
  2. "Train Whistle Blues" - 3:15
  3. "Why Should I Be Lonely" (Rodgers, Estelle Lovell) - 3:18
  4. "Jimmie's Texas Blues" - 3:33
  5. "Blue Yodel #6" - 3:11
  6. "Narration #3" - 0:53
  7. "Mule Skinner Blues" (Rodgers, George Vaughn) - 3:22
  • Record 2--Side C
  1. "Peach Picking Time In Georgia" (Rodgers, Clayton McMichen) - 2:57
  2. "Down The Old Road Home" (Rodgers, Carey D. Harvey) - 1:58
  3. "Travelin' Blues" (Rodgers, Shelly Lee Alley) - 3:16
  4. "Miss The Mississippi and You" (Bill Halley) - 3:14
  5. "Frankie and Johnny" - 3:45
  • Side D
  1. "No Hard Times" - 2:47
  2. "Narration #4" - 0:54
  3. "Hobo Bill's Last Ride" (Waldo LaFayette O'Neal) - 2:47
  4. "My Old Pal" (Elsie McWilliams, Rodgers) - 3:00
  5. "Nobody Knows But Me" (Rodgers, McWilliams) - 2:44
  6. "Narration #5" - 1:27
  7. "Jimmie Rodgers Last Blue Yodel (The Women Make a Fool Out of Me)" - 3:08
  • Same Train, Different Time—CD Version (1995)
  1. "California Blues"
  2. "Hobo's Meditation"
  3. "Narration #1"
  4. "Waitin' For A Train"
  5. "Mother, The Queen Of My Heart"
  6. "My Carolina Sunshine Girl"
  7. "Narration #2"
  8. "Train Whistle Blues"
  9. "Why Should I Be Lonely"
  10. "Jimmie's Texas Blues"
  11. "Blue Yodel #6"
  12. "Narration #3"
  13. "Mule Skinner Blues"
  14. "Peach Picking Time In Georgia"
  15. "Down The Old Road Home"
  16. "Travelin' Blues"
  17. "Miss The Mississippi"
  18. "Frankie and Johnny"
  19. "No Hard Times"
  20. "Narration #4"
  21. "Hobo Bill's Last Ride"
  22. "My Old Pal"
  23. "Nobody Knows But Me"
  24. "Narration #5"
  25. "Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel (Women Make A Fool Out Of Me)"

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