I Would Like to See You Again

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I Would Like to See You Again
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Studio album by Johnny Cash
Released April 1978
Recorded July 6, 1976 - October 4, 1977
Genre
Length 32:44
Label Columbia
Producer Larry Butler
Johnny Cash chronology
The Rambler
(1977)
I Would Like to See You Again
(1978)
Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
(1978)

I Would Like to See You Again is the 57th album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released on Columbia Records in 1978. The title track peaked at #12 on the singles chart, while "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" reached #2; the album itself peaked at #23. The album features a pair of duets with Waylon Jennings, one of which was the "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" single; it was one of Cash's first collaborations with Jennings, and the two recorded a number of songs together throughout the 1980s, including a separate album entitled Heroes. Cash and Jennings would also work together as The Highwaymen with Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone (favorable) link

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Would Like to See You Again"   Larry T. Atwood, Charlie Craig 2:55
2. "Lately"   Cash 2:01
3. "I Wish I Was Crazy Again" (with Waylon Jennings) Bob McDill 2:44
4. "Who's Gene Autry?"   Cash 3:53
5. "Hurt So Bad"   Cash 2:37
6. "I Don't Think I Could Take You Back Again"   Earl Ball, Jr., Jo-El Sonnier 2:51
7. "Abner Brown"   Cash 3:40
8. "After Taxes"   Jerry Leiber, Billy Edd Wheeler 3:03
9. "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" (with Waylon Jennings) Hal Bynum, Dave Kirby 3:18
10. "That's the Way It Is"   Roger Bowling, Larry Butler 3:03
11. "I'm Alright Now"   Jerry Hensley 2:39

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Produced by Larry Butler
  • "I Wish I Was Crazy Again" and "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" Produced by Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings
  • Engineers: Roger Tucker, Billy Sherrill
  • Recorded at Sound Spectrum Recording, Inc.
  • Mixes at Jack Clement Recording Studios
  • Johnny Cash cover photo by Alexander Agor
  • "Vision" photo of June Carter by Johnny Cash
  • Linear Notes by Larry Butler

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1978 Country Albums 23

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1978 "I Would Like to See You Again" Country Singles 12
1978 "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" Country Singles 2
1978 "I Wish I Was Crazy Again" Country Singles 22

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