Back in Town (The Kingston Trio album)

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Back in Town
Live album by
ReleasedJune 1964
RecordedMarch 23–31, 1964
VenueThe hungry i, San Francisco, California
ProducerVoyle Gilmore
The Kingston Trio chronology
Time to Think
Back in Town
The Kingston Trio (Nick Bob John)

Back in Town is a live album by the American folk music group the Kingston Trio, released in 1964 (see 1964 in music). It reached number 22 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart and is the final principal album recorded by the Trio for Capitol Records. The Trio's seven-year contract with Capitol ended in February 1964 with one album due. Unable to negotiate another contract, the group released this live album and moved to Decca Records.[1]


Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Georgia Stockade" (Reynolds, Shane, J Stewart) – 2:33
  2. "Ann" (Billy Edd Wheeler) – 2:39
  3. "Ah Woe, Ah Me" (Reynolds, Shane, J Stewart) – 2:27
  4. "Walkin' This Road to My Town" (Al Shackman) – 2:37
  5. "The World I Used to Know" (Rod McKuen) – 2:49
  6. "Salty Dog" (Traditional, Reynolds, Shane, J Stewart) – 2:22

Side two[edit]

  1. "Let's Get Together" (Chet Powers) – 2:46
  2. "Isle in the Water" (McKuen) – 2:58
  3. "Farewell Captain" (Mike Stewart) - 2:40
  4. "Tom Dooley" (Alan Lomax, Frank Warner) – 3:17
  5. "Them Poems" (Mason Williams) – 2:03
  6. "So Hi" (Reynolds, Shane, J Stewart) – 2:09


Production notes[edit]

  • Voyle Gilmore – producer
  • Pete Abbott – engineer
  • Ken Veeder – cover photo

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1964 Billboard Pop Albums 22


  1. ^ Blake, B., Rubeck, J., Shaw, A. (1986) The Kingston Trio On Record. Kingston Korner Inc, ILL: ISBN 0-9614594-0-9
  2. ^ Allmusic entry for reissue of Something Special/Back in Town.