The Rambler (album)

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The Rambler
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Studio album by Johnny Cash
Released July 1977
Recorded 1976-1977
Genre Country
Length 37:28
Label Columbia
Producer Charlie Bragg, Jack Routh, Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash chronology
The Last Gunfighter Ballad
(1977)
The Rambler
(1977)
I Would Like to See You Again
(1978)

The Rambler is the 56th album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1977 on Columbia Records. A concept album about travelling, its songs, in between, include dialogue between Cash and hitchhikers picked up or other people he meets during the album's cross-country trip. It is the last, and one of the few Johnny Cash albums to only feature songs written by Cash himself. It is also his last non-religious concept album, and was included on the Bear Family box set Come Along and Ride This Train. The Rambler reached #31 on the country album charts; the two singles, "Lady" and "After the Ball", had minor chart success.

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Allmusic 2/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hit the Road and Go" - 2:35
    Dialogue - 2:33
  2. "If It Wasn't for the Wabash River" - 2:09
    Dialogue - 2:22
  3. "Lady" - 2:48
    Dialogue - 2:27
  4. "After the Ball" - 2:48
    Dialogue - 2:02
  5. "No Earthly Good" - 2:45
    Dialogue - 1:51
  6. "A Wednesday Car" - 2:12
    Dialogue - 0:55
  7. "My Cowboy's Last Ride" - 2:29
    Dialogue - 2:48
  8. "Calilou" - 3:20
    Dialogue - 1:24

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Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1977 Country Albums 31

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1977 "Lady" Country Singles 46
1977 "After the Ball" Country Singles 32

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