• Abilene / Canadian Pacific - George IV Hamilton

George Hamilton IV was born July 19th 1937 and died September 17th 2014. His two most popular and best-selling albums coupled together for the first time on one CD. Canadian Pacific appears for the first time on CD. 

George's success was internationally widespread, with Canada, Europe and the British Isles all becoming regular stomping grounds - with the last, well and truly a second home. It was such activities that earned him the title International Ambassador of Country Music. The Abilene album was released in 1963. The title track reached No.1 on the Billboard Country Singles charts remaining there for 4 weeks and staying on the charts for a total of 24 weeks. 

Canadian Pacific was released in 1969 and due to its continuing popularity entered the UK album charts two years later in 1971. The album featured all Canadian songwriters, Gordon Lightfoot, Leonard Cohen, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Joni Mitchell, Hank Snow, Bruce Cockburn, Ian Tyson and the writer of the title track, Ray Griff. The album contains three Billboard country hits, Steel Rail Blues, Early Mornin' Rain and Canadian Pacific.

  1. The Roving Gambler
  2. China Doll
  3. (I Want to Go) Where Nobody Knows Me
  4. The Everglades
  5. Oh So Many Years
  6. Come on Home Boy
  7. Jimmy Brown the Newsboy
  8. Abilene
  9. The Little Lunch Box
  10. If You Don't Know I Ain't Gonna Tell You
  11. Tender Hearted Baby
  12. You Are My Sunshine
  13. Canadian Pacific
  14. I'm Gonna Be a Country Boy Again
  15. Shake the Dust
  16. Together Alone
  17. Steel Rail Blues
  18. Both Sides Now
  19. Sisters of Mercy
  20. Early Mornin' Rain
  21. My Nova Scotia Home
  22. Summer Wages
  23. Long Thin Dawn
  24. Home from the Forest

Abilene / Canadian Pacific - George IV Hamilton

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