AllMusic Review by Michael B. Smith
Johnny Cash has always been in his best element when singing songs about people, places and trains. Therefore, he comes across as the great storyteller and singer he is with All Aboard the Blue Train. Included here are the now-classic "Folsom Prison Blues," and "Hey Porter," along with standout renditions of "Wreck of the Old 97," which had previously been given its finest reading by Hank Snow, and the immortal "Rock Island Line." Johnny Cash, years before he adopted the infamous "Man in Black" persona, had a firm grip on the handle of traditional country-folk. The song selections are prime, and the performances flawless.
Once again, Johnny Cash teams up with Jerry Lee Lewis to deliver a power-packed, one-of-a-kind package. This time out, the legends delve into their gospel roots. With “Sunday Down South”, Lewis and Cash revisit the great standards, such as “Will … Continued