I Would Like to See You Again

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I Would Like to See You Again
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 1, 1978 [1]
RecordedJuly 6, 1976 - October 4, 1977
ProducerLarry Butler
Johnny Cash chronology
The Rambler
I Would Like to See You Again
Greatest Hits, Vol. 3

I Would Like to See You Again is the 57th album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released on Columbia Records in 1978. The title track peaked at #12 on the singles chart, while "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" reached #2; the album itself peaked at #23. The album features a pair of duets with Waylon Jennings, one of which was the "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" single; it was one of Cash's first collaborations with Jennings, and the two recorded songs together throughout the 1980s, including a separate album entitled Heroes. Cash and Jennings would also work together as The Highwaymen with Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson.

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Track listing[edit]

1."I Would Like to See You Again"Larry T. Atwood, Charlie Craig2:55
3."I Wish I Was Crazy Again" (with Waylon Jennings)Bob McDill2:44
4."Who's Gene Autry?"Cash3:53
5."Hurt So Bad"Cash2:37
6."I Don't Think I Could Take You Back Again"Earl Ball, Jr., Jo-El Sonnier2:51
7."Abner Brown"Cash3:40
8."After Taxes"Jerry Leiber, Billy Edd Wheeler3:03
9."There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" (with Waylon Jennings)Hal Bynum, Dave Kirby3:18
10."That's the Way It Is"Roger Bowling, Larry Butler3:03
11."I'm Alright Now"Jerry Hensley2:39


Additional personnel[edit]

  • Produced by Larry Butler
  • "I Wish I Was Crazy Again" and "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" Produced by Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings
  • Engineers: Roger Tucker, Billy Sherrill
  • Recorded at Sound Spectrum Recording, Inc.
  • Mixes at Jack Clement Recording Studios
  • Johnny Cash cover photo by Alexander Agor
  • "Vision" photo of June Carter by Johnny Cash
  • Linear Notes by Larry Butler


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1978 Country Albums 23

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1978 "I Would Like to See You Again" Country Singles 12
1978 "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" Country Singles 2
1978 "I Wish I Was Crazy Again" Country Singles 22


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