John Henry is the fifth studio album by American alternative rock group They Might Be Giants. It was released in 1994. The album's name, a reference to the man versus machine fable of John Henry, is an allusion to the band's fundamental switch to more conventional instrumentation, especially the newly established use of a human drummer instead of a drum machine.
John Henry They Might Be Giants' Fifth Album". The lyrics to "AKA Driver" are omitted from the liner, apparently due to concerns about the trademark "NyQuil". John Henry (Cass, Album, Club).
John Henry is the fifth studio album by American alternative rock group They Might Be Giants.
The Ballad of John Henry (album). The Ballad of John Henry is the seventh studio album by the American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa. Produced by Kevin Shirley, it was released on 24 February 2009 by J&R Adventures and topped the US Billboard Top Blues Albums chart.
Just in case you thought that the only thing they were capable of was smart-aleck herky-jerk novelty tunes, on John Henry John Flansburgh and John Linnell put together an honest-to-goodness rock band and show that they know how to use it. And the result is one of the more satisfying They Might Be Giants projects, a crunchy yet sweet assortment of the usual bemusement ("Unrelated Thing"), weirdness ("Spy"), and smart-aleck herky-jerk novelty tunes ("Meet James Ensor," "Extra Savoir Faire") bolstered by unusually hard-rocking accompaniment.
1994 studio album by They Might Be Giants. Studio album by. They Might Be Giants. Hudson Shad – vocals on "O, Do Not Forsake Me". References. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. John Henry – They Might Be Giants". Retrieved September 4, 2016. Caro, Mark (September 29, 1994). They Might Be Giants: John Henry (Elektra)". Mirkin, Steven (September 16, 1994). Entertainment Weekly.
John Henry Days is an annual 3 day festival held on the second weekend of July . We hope that they will be in visitors' centers and on-line respectively before the end of this year. 24 July at 10:52 ·. Rick Moorefield added 4 new photos to the album New John Henry Commemorative Wall Section to be Built
Now John Henry was a mighty man, yes sir. He was born a slave in the 1840's but was freed after the war. He went to work as a steel-driver for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, don't ya know. And John Henry was the strongest, the most powerful man working the rails. John Henry, he would spend his day's drilling holes by hitting thick steel spikes into rocks with his faithful shaker crouching close to the hole, turning the drill after each mighty blow. There was no one who could match him, though many tried. The John Henry song sounds pretty good too!
Lyrics to "John Henry" song by Bruce Springsteen: Well John Henry was a little baby Sittin' on his daddy's knee He picked up a hammer and a litt. John Henry told his captain "Lord a man ain't noth' but a man But before I let that steam drill beat me down I'm gonna die with a hammer in my hand, Lord, Lord I'll die with a hammer in my hand". John Henry driving on the right side That steam drill driving on the left Says, "Fore I let your steam drill beat me down I'm gonna hammer myself to death, Lord, Lord, I'll hammer my fool self to death"
CreditsJohn Henry - Composer, Primary Artist
|1||Do Me John Henry||John Henry||5:42|
|2||I Got a Woman John Henry||John Henry||4:16|
|3||Oh Girl John Henry||John Henry||4:34|
|4||One Way Train John Henry||John Henry||5:47|
|5||You Got It (Can You Do It) John Henry||John Henry||5:02|
|6||Baby I Want You John Henry||John Henry||4:05|
|7||Out of My Mind John Henry||John Henry||3:47|
|8||What Did I Do John Henry||John Henry||4:39|
|9||Rock This House John Henry||John Henry||3:08|
|10||I Think I Love You John Henry||John Henry||3:19|
|11||Me and the Blues John Henry||John Henry||4:30|
|12||Song For Jan John Henry||John Henry||2:04|