ABILENE

Latest update on 19/02/2010

Artist: Bob Gibson
Author: Bob Gibson/Lester Brown
Label: Riverside
Year: 1957

On album I Come For To Sing. About a little town in Texas. Bob also cut the first Sam Stone (see there).

Covers:

1958:

Erik Darling [as Abolene]

1959:

Lonesome Travelers [produced by Chet Atkins, with John Loudermilk on guitar]

1961:

Barry & Barry [McGuire & Kane; as Lose The Blues In Abilene]

1962:

Judy Collins

1962:

Brothers Four

1962:

Pernell Roberts [Adam Cartwright in Bonanza]

1963:

George Hamilton IV [n°1 C&W; from now on with additional credits for John D. Loudermilk]

1963:

Rod McKuen

1963:

Walter Forbes [as Abilene Blues]

1963:

Highwaymen

1963:

Bobby Darin

1963:

Missiles [in French as Marilyn and in Italian as Come Fai]

1963:

Ben Steneker [as Ameland]

1963:

Don Mercedes

1964:

Bee Gees [TV-recording]

1964:

Buck Owens

1964:

Bobby Goldsboro

1964:

Roy Drusky

1964:

Martin Denny

1966:

Vic Dana

1967:

Guy Mitchell [as My Abilene]

1968:

Bobby Bare

1969:

Waylon Jennings

1974:

Sonny James

1983:

Chet Atkins

1996:

Willie Nelson

1998:

Meridian Green [author Bob Gibson's daughter, along with Gene Parsons]

2000:

Josh Roy Brown [son of the other author Lester Brown]

Not to be confused with the Abilene of Dave Alvin, Sheryl Crow or Damon Jurado.

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