Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford
Track Listing
  1. Sixteen Tons
  2. Shotgun Boogie
  3. Bright Lights and Blonde Haired Women
  4. The Cry of the Wild Goose
  5. Milk 'Em in the Morning Blues
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  1. Sixteen Tons
  2. Shotgun Boogie
  3. Bright Lights and Blonde Haired Women
  4. The Cry of the Wild Goose
  5. Milk 'Em in the Morning Blues
  6. Catfish Boogie
  7. Mule Train
  8. Smokey Mountain Boogie
  9. Philadelphia Lawyer
  10. Country Junction
  11. Anticipation Blues
  12. Blackberry Boogie
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Though named after Tennessee Ernie Ford's biggest hit, Sixteen Tons was released five years after the single was a hit. The large gap of time between the release of the single and album is inconsequential -- in essence, the album is a compilation of Ford's greatest hits of the '50s, containing not only the title track, but also "Mule Train," "The Cry of the Wild Goose," and "The Shot Gun Boogie." Though more comprehensive compilations of Ford's work were later released, Sixteen Tons remains an entertaining listen from start ...