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Dion - Abraham, Martin & John

Dion - Abraham, Martin & John

Performer: Dion
Title: Abraham, Martin & John
Style: Folk Rock, Soft Rock
Released: 1987
Cat#: CH 204
Country: Germany
Label: Ace
Size MP3 version: 1403 mb
Size FLAC version: 2035 mb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 159
Genre: Rock

Dion - Abraham, Martin & John


1Sisters Of Mercy
Composed By – Leonard Cohen
2Tomorrow Is A Long Time / Everybody's Talkin'
Composed By – Bob Dylan, Fred Neil
3The Dolphins
Composed By – Fred Neil
4Purple Haze
Composed By – Jimi Hendrix
5Both Sides Now
Composed By – Joni Mitchell
6Daddy Rollin' (In Your Arms)
Composed By – D. DiMucci, Tony Fasce
7Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
Composed By – I. Hunter, S. Wonder
8Sonny Boy
Composed By – L. Hopkins
9Sun Fun Song
Composed By – Dion DiMucci
10He Looks A Lot Like Me
Composed By – Dion DiMucci
11Abraham, Martin & John
Composed By – Dick Holler


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SLP 2047Dion Dion ‎(LP, Album, Roc)Laurie RecordsSLP 2047US1968
SLP 2047Dion Dion ‎(LP, Album)Laurie RecordsSLP 2047US1968
FL-33126Dion Dion ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Festival RecordsFL-33126Australia1968
IP 7777Dion Abraham, Martin & John ‎(LP, Album, Club, CRC)Laurie RecordsIP 7777US1969
SLP 2047Dion Dion ‎(LP, Album)Laurie RecordsSLP 2047US1968


  • Arranged ByDave Mullaney, John Abbott
  • Design [Sleeve]Phil Smee, Waldo's
  • EngineerBruce Staple
  • Mastered ByNick Robbins
  • Photography [Front Sleeve] – Photo Media Ltd.
  • ProducerLaurie Productions
  • Producer, Liner NotesPhil Gernhard


Reissue with different title and a bonus track (A6)

(P) 1969 Continental Communication Group
(C) 1987 Ace Records Ltd.
Made in West Germany


  • Recorded At – Allegro Sound Studios
  • Recorded By – Laurie Records



Abraham, Martin and John is a 1968 song written by Dick Holler and first recorded by Dion. It is a tribute to the memory of four assassinated Americans, all icons of social change: Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr. John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. It was written in response to the assassination of King and that of Robert Kennedy in April and June 1968, respectively. Each of the first three verses features one of the men named in the song's title, for example: . Lyrics: Has anybody here seen my old friend Abraham Can you tell me where he's gone He freed a lot of people, But it seems the good they die , Martin & John In the Style of Dion. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. The only verses were of Abraham, Martin and John. The song was rewritten and re-released after RFK was killed in June. The new version included the verse about Bobby. Christine from Chicago, IlBesides the Beatles, Dion and Dylan were the only musicians used on the cover of the Beatles, Sargeant Peppers album. Larry from Shorashim, IsraelMy favorite cover of this song is by Harry Belefonte. Charles from Charlotte, NcThe song was a hit in 1968 after the King and Kennedy assasinations. Band Name Dion. Album Name Abraham, Martin and John. Type Album. 发布日期 三月 2007. 出版公司 Ace. Abraham Martin and John. Purple Haze. Tomorrow Is a Long Time - Everybody's Talkin'. Abraham, Martin & John is a 1968 song written by Dick Holler and first recorded by Dion. It is a tribute to the memories of icons of social change, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr. Kennedy and Robert F. It was written as a response to the assassinations of King and the younger Kennedy in April and June 1968. View wiki. It is a tribute to the memories of icons of read more. Abraham, Martin & John is a 1968 song written by Dick Holle. Abraham, Martin & John. Released 1987. Abraham, Martin & John Tracklist. Abraham, Martin and John Lyrics. The Dolphins Lyrics. About Abraham, Martin & John. Abraham, Martin & John Q&A. Your Rating. Overview . Abraham, Martin and John was something different though. It wasnt fueled by rage and anger. Watch Dion sing Abraham, Martin and John on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1968. Those early hits, both with his group the Belmonts and solo, were all on Laurie Records, but by 1963 theyd dried up and Dion had switched over to the Columbia label, scoring a few more top 10 singles with Ruby Baby a Drifters cover, Donna the Prima Donna and another Drifters tune, Drip Drop. He released a fine album in 2015 called New York Is My Home, which included a duet with Paul Simon on the title track. Watch a solo performance of the song by Dion. This item:Abraham Martin & John by DION Audio CD . Only 5 left in stock more on the way. Ships from and sold by . Dion's self-titled album recorded in a day & a half because of the popularity of Abraham Martin & John never made it into my collection, although the classic single certainly did. I'm very pleased to hear this album for the first time. I didn't really know what to expect from this 1968 effort. Dion's 1970s albums for Warner Bros. were among my favorites, particularly his recording of Melanie's Close to It All