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Water from the Wells of Home (Bonus Track Version)


Download links and information about Water from the Wells of Home (Bonus Track Version) by Johnny Cash. This album was released in 1988 and it belongs to Country genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 37:14 minutes.

Artist: Johnny Cash
Release date: 1988
Genre: Country
Tracks: 11
Duration: 37:14
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No. Title Length
1. Ballad of a Teenage Queen 2:46
2. As Long As I Live 3:00
3. Where Did We Go Right 2:56
4. The Last of the Drifters 3:19
5. Call Me the Breeze 3:25
6. That Old Wheel 2:50
7. Sweeter Than the Flowers 2:56
8. A Croft In Clachan (The Ballad of Rob MacDunn) 4:05
9. New Moon Over Jamaica (featuring June Carter Cash, Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Tom T. Hall) 3:12
10. Water from the Wells of Home 2:58
11. Johnny Cash Talks About "Water from the Wells of Home" (Interview) 5:47



By 1988, neither Johnny Cash nor his label, Mercury, wanted much to do with each other, and it's easy to see why — Mercury was simply not supporting Cash, not letting him tackle challenging material, and Cash, in turn, wasn't delivering hits. Of course, making him re-record such classics as "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" was no guarantee of getting him back in the charts, but that's exactly how Water from the Wells of Home kicks off. It gets quite a bit better from there, as Cash sings a variety of material from Roy Acuff's "As Long as I Live" (also featuring Emmylou Harris) and Tom T. Hall's "The Last of the Drifters" to J.J. Cale's "Call Me the Breeze" and "New Moon Over Jamaica," which was co-written with Paul McCartney, who also appears on the song. In fact, the album is filled with guest appearances, including June Carter, Glen Campbell, Jessi Colter, the Everly Brothers, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Jr., Rosanne Cash, and John Carter Cash. It's almost too many cameos for one album — it might have garnered attention, which is exactly what Mercury would have wanted, but it tends to obscure Cash himself. Still, it makes for an interesting curio, and several cuts are strong enough to make the record worth a listen for hardcore fans. It's likely, however, that they'd rarely return to it after that initial listen.