Back in Town (The Kingston Trio album)

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Back in Town
Backintownkingstontrio.jpg
Live album by The Kingston Trio
Released June 1964
Recorded March 23–31, 1964 at The hungry i, San Francisco, California
Genre Folk
Label Capitol
Producer Voyle Gilmore
The Kingston Trio chronology
Time to Think
(1963)Time to Think1963
Back in Town
(1964)
The Kingston Trio (Nick Bob John)
(1964)The Kingston Trio (Nick Bob John)1964

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]

Reissues[edit]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Georgia Stockade" (Reynolds, Shane, Stewart) – 2:33
  2. "Ann" (Billy Edd Wheeler) – 2:39
  3. "Ah Woe, Ah Me" (Reynolds, Shane, 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, 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"
  4. "Tom Dooley" (Alan Lomax, Frank Warner) – 3:17
  5. "Them Poems" (Mason Williams) – 2:03
  6. "So Hi" (Reynolds, Shane, Stewart) – 2:09

Personnel[edit]

Production notes[edit]

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

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1964 Billboard Pop Albums 22

References[edit]

  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.