Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 15

Crazy Old Soldier (With Johnny Cash)

Album 1985 FriendshipWith Johnny Cash

Album: Friendship, Columbia 39415, February 1985.
Single (B): Columbia 4860, April 1985, b/w It Ain’t Gonna Worry My Mind.
Album3: Johnny Cash, The Greatest Duets, Legacy, 2012.

The album was recorded at the Eleven Eleven Studios and the Soundshop Studio in Nashville, and the Pedernales Studio in Spicewood, with c&w veteran Billy Sherrill. Ray finished things off at RPM International in Los Angeles.

With session musicians Hargus Pig Robbins, Robert Ogdin, Bobby Wood – keyboards; Jose McElhiney, Bill McElhiney – trumpet; Billy Sanford, Reggie Young; Henry Strzelecki, Robert Wray II – bass; Pete Drake, Buddy Emmons, Dale Sellers – acoustic guitar; Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Kennedy – acoustic guitar; Jerry Douglas – dobro; Terry McMillan – harmonica, percussion; Ron Snake Reynolds – percussion; Jerry Carrigan, Kenneth Malone, Jerry Kroon – drums.

Update 01.02.2021: the video of this performance is no longer available on YouTube, please let me know in the comments below if you have any footage, thanks — Cyd


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