Johnny Duncan

Last Train to San Fernando

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This is the only collection of Johnny Duncan's material, and it is expensive, costing over $100 for four compact discs. Duncan did authentic American versions of country, calypso, bluegrass, and blues numbers, which were mainly of interest in England at a time when American stuff sold well in England. That would seem to make this collection irrelevant today, except that he was a good singer -- even if he wasn't the Southerner he claimed to be -- and he had a good band behind him, especially guitar legend Denny Wright, who had also played with Lonnie Donegan. The stuff is lively and suprisingly effective, and any British pop/rock completist will probably want to own this four-CD set, which contains every known recording by Johnny Duncan.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:29
2 2:10
3 2:22
4 2:23
5 2:06
6 2:18
7 2:54
8 1:50
9 2:24
10 2:44
11 2:21
12
2:24
13
2:51
14
2:46
15 2:08
16 2:15
17 2:04
18 3:55
19 2:10
20 3:19
21 2:05
22 2:58
23 3:16
24 3:29
25 2:46
26 2:05
27 2:16
28 3:26
29 3:16

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:03
2 2:19
3 2:05
4 2:27
5 2:14
6 2:08
7 2:18
8 3:00
9 1:52
10 2:48
11 3:11
12 2:41
13 2:33
14 2:26
15 2:20
16 2:15
17 2:35
18 3:11
19 2:58
20 2:47
21 2:38
22 2:44
23
1:52
24 2:03
25 3:16
26 3:52
27 3:06
28 1:51
29 2:02

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:04
2 2:35
3
2:18
4 2:27
5 2:04
6 2:07
7 1:56
8
2:36
9
2:25
10 2:09
11 2:36
12 2:15
13 1:42
14 2:22
15 2:36
16 2:45
17 3:22
18 2:26
19 3:03
20 2:28
21 3:55
22
1:51
23 2:23
24 1:55
25 3:04
26 1:52
27 2:44
28 2:55

Track Listing - Disc 4

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:18
2 2:46
3 1:59
4 2:04
5 2:53
6
2:16
7 2:10
8 3:34
9 2:23
10
3:12
11 2:33
12
0:37
13
2:03
14 3:08
15
2:53
16
2:35
17 2:34
18 3:05
19 2:49
20 2:16
21 2:55
22 3:01
23 2:47
24 2:40
25 2:41
26 3:31
27 3:19
28 2:18
29
0:38
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