Harlan County (album)

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Harlan County
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Studio album by Jim Ford
Released August 1969 (1969-08)[1]
Genre Country
Length 29:08
Label Sundown
Producer Jim Ford
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 88/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[3]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[4]
Spin favorable[5]

Harlan County is a 1969 studio album by American singer-songwriter Jim Ford.

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Harlan County received an average score of 88% based on 7 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jim Ford, except where indicated.

No. Title Length
1. "Harlan County" 3:32
2. "I'm Gonna Make Her Love Me" 3:10
3. "Changin' Colors" 3:19
4. "Dr. Handy" 2:36
5. "Love on My Brain" 3:18
6. "Long Road Ahead" (Bonnie Bramlett, Delaney Bramlett, Carl Radle) 2:58
7. "Under Construction" 1:45
8. "Workin' My Way to L.A." (Ford, Lolly Vegas) 2:47
9. "Spoonful" (Willie Dixon) 2:48
10. "To Make My Life Beautiful" (Alex Harvey) 2:57

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Album Releases for August". Billboard. 1969-08-02. p. 55. Retrieved 2012-03-22. JIM FORD – Harlan County 
  2. ^ a b "Harlan County by Jim Ford". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 
  3. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Jim Ford - Harlan County". AllMusic. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 
  4. ^ Nelson, Dylan (October 24, 2011). "Jim Ford: Harlan County". PopMatters. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 
  5. ^ Hultkrans, Andrew (July 26, 2011). "Jim Ford, 'Harlan County' (Light in the Attic)". Spin. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 

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