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All Aboard!
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Studio album by
Released August 26, 1997
Genre Folk, children's music
Length 38:14
Label Sony
Producer Roger Nichols
John Denver chronology
Love Again
All Aboard!
Forever, John
 Professional ratings
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars

All Aboard! is the 27th and final studio album by American singer-songwriter John Denver released in August 1997. Denver died in a plane crash two months after its release.


The album consists of old fashioned swing, big band, folk, bluegrass and gospel styles of music woven into a theme of railroad songs.


All Aboard! won a posthumous Best Musical Album For Children Grammy.

Track listing

  1. "Freight Train Boogie/Choo Choo Ch'boogie" (medley) (Ken Griffin, Vaughn Horton, Denver Darling, Milton Gabler)
  2. "Steel Rails" (Louisa Branscomb)
  3. "Waiting for a Train" (Jimmie Rodgers)
  4. "I've Been Working on the Railroad" (Traditional)
  5. "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe" (Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren)
  6. "Old Train" (Herb Pedersen)
  7. "Daddy, What's a Train?" (Bruce Phillips)
  8. "The Little Engine That Could" (William May, Warren Foster)
  9. "Last Train Done Gone Down" (Peter Rowan)
  10. "Last Hobo" (George Allen)
  11. "People Get Ready" (Curtis Mayfield)
  12. "Lining Track" (Lead Belly)
  13. "City of New Orleans" (Steve Goodman)
  14. "Jenny Dreamed of Trains" (Guy Clark, Vince Gill)
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