Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Never Been to Spain
3:25
2 Ease Your Pain
2:46
3 Indian Song
3:34
4 Lightnin' Bar Blues
3:05
5 California Women
2:22
6 Joy to the World
2:45
7 Alice in Wonderland
3:17
8 The Pusher
5:22
9 Have a Nice Day
3:01
10 My Carolina Sunshine Girl
0:53
11 Jambalaya (on the Bayou)
3:08
12 Thomas Hall
2:52
13 The Devil
3:28
14 Epistle
3:48
15 Officer Ray
3:09
16 Better Lovin' Man
5:16
17 Heaven
3:00
18 Country Anthem
1:24
19 Farther Along / Old Time Religion
6:29
20 It's Been Fun
4:05

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
David Jackson (David Pancost Jackson Jr.) (track 9)
Bruce Langhorne (track 9)
Clark Maffitt (track 17)
Hoyt Axton (tracks 1–3, 7–8, 11–12, 14, 16, 18)
fiddle:
Chris Darrow (tracks 1, 11, 17)
Bruce Langhorne (track 4)
electric bass guitar [bass & fuzz]:
Arnie Moore (tracks 5, 7–8)
cello:
David Jackson (David Pancost Jackson Jr.) (track 17)
drums (drum set):
Mike Cannon (drummer) (tracks 2–3, 6)
John Ware (drummer) (tracks 1, 4–5, 7–9, 11–13, 15–17)
mandolin:
Chris Darrow (tracks 11–12)
tambourine:
Bruce Langhorne (track 4)
organ:
Chris Darrow (track 15)
Bruce Langhorne (tracks 6, 8)
dobro:
Chris Darrow (track 7)
Hoyt Axton (track 4)
electric violin [electric fiddle]:
Chris Darrow (track 8)
guitar:
Chris Darrow (track 11)
Clark Maffitt (track 15)
harmonica:
Ben Benay (tracks 12, 16)
Chris Darrow (track 5)
bass:
Arnie Moore (tracks 1–4, 6, 9, 11–12, 15–17)
electric piano:
David Jackson (David Pancost Jackson Jr.) (track 17)
electric guitar:
Chris Darrow (track 16)
Bruce Langhorne (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
steel guitar:
Red Rhodes (tracks 11, 17)
celesta:
David Jackson (David Pancost Jackson Jr.) (track 15)
piano:
David Jackson (David Pancost Jackson Jr.) (tracks 1–8, 11–12, 16)
Hoyt Axton (tracks 15, 17)
composer:
John T. Axton (track 12)
Hoyt Axton (tracks 1–9, 13–18, 20)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 10)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Hoyt Axton (tracks 1–18, 20)
lyricist:
John T. Axton (track 12)
Hoyt Axton (tracks 1–9, 13–18, 20)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 10)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 11)
publisher:
compilation of:
Farther Along by Hoyt Axton (track 19)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 6)
小癩麻 (track 11)
later parody versions:
Boy Tell The World (track 6)
Jam-Bowl-Liar (track 11)
later translated versions:
Džambulaja (track 11)
En etsi valtaa loistoa (Lightning Bar Blues) (track 4)
Jambalaya (track 11)
Jambalaya (French version) (track 11)
ジャンバラヤ (track 11)
later versions:
The Pusher (track 8)
recording of:
Better Lovin' Man (track 16)
California Women (track 5)
Country Anthem (track 18)
Ease Your Pain (track 2)
Epistle (track 14)
Have a Nice Day (track 9)
Heaven (track 17)
Indian Song (track 3)
It's Been Fun (track 20)
Joy to the World (track 6)
Officer Ray (track 15)
The Devil (track 13)
The Pusher (track 8)
Thomas Hall (track 12)
referred to in medleys: