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On January 15, 1968.

On January 15, 1968, “Columbia” label released “From Sea to Shining Sea”, the 26th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded March – April 1967, and was produced by Don Law and Frank Jones.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Carl Perkins – guitar 
  • Luther Perkins – guitar
  • Bob Johnson – guitar, banjo, dobro
  • Norman Blake – dobro
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Marshall Grant – bass
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • The Carter Family – background vocals
  • Charlie Bragg – engineer
  • Jerry Watson – engineer
  • Bob Cato – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash.

  1. From Sea to Shining Sea
  2. The Whirl and the Suck
  3. Call daddy from the Mines
  4. The Frozen Four-Hundred-Pound Fair-to-Middlin’ Cotton Picker
  5. The Walls of a Prison
  6. The Masterpiece
  7. You and Tennessee
  8. Another Song to Sing
  9. The Flint Arrowhead
  10. Cisco Cliffton’s Filling Station
  11. Shrimpin’ Sailin’
  12. From Sea to Shining Sea (Finale)

On january 6, 1969.

On January 6, 1969, “Columbia” label released “The Holy Land” the 20th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Carl Perkins, Luther Perkins – electric guitar
  • The Carter Family, Jan Howard, The Statler Brothers – backing vocals
  • Marshall Grant – bass guitar
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • Charlie Bragg – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. Prologue (narrative)
  2. Land of Israel
  3. Mother’s Love (narrative)
  4. This is Nazareth (narrative)
  5. Nazarene
  6. Town of Cana (narrative)
  7. He Turned Water into Wine
  8. My Wife June at the Sea of Galilee (narrative by June Carter Cash)
  9. Beautiful Words (narrative with sung interjection by Johnny Cash)
  10. Our Guide to Jacob at Mount Tabor (narrative interview)
  11. The Ten Commandments – Lew DeWitt
  12. Daddy Sang Bass – Carl Perkins
  13. At the Wailing Wall (narrative)
  14. Come to the Wailing Wall
  15. In Bethlehem (narrative)
  16. In Garden of Gethsemane (narrative)
  17. The Fourth Man – Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith
  18. On the Via Delorosa (narrative)
  19. Church of the Holy Sepulchre (narrative)
  20. At Calvary (narrative)
  21. God is Not Dead

On November 13, 1958.

On November 13, 1958, “Sun” label released “Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous”, the second Johnny Cash studio album. It was recorded April  1956 – July 1958, and was produced by Sam Phillips and Jack Clement.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash — vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Luther Perkins- guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. Ballad of a Teenage Queen – Jack Clement
  2. There You Go
  3. I Walk the Line
  4. Don’t Make Me Go
  5. Guess Things Happen That Way – Jack Clement
  6. Train of Love
  7. The Ways of a Woman in Love – Bill Justis, Charlie Rich
  8. Next in Line
  9. You’re the Nearest Thing to Heaven – Jim Atkins, Johnny Cash, Hoyt Johnson
  10. I Can’t Help It – Hank Williams
  11. Home of the Blues – Johnny Cash, Douglas Glenn Tubb, Little McAlpin
  12. Big River

On November 3, 1958.

On November 3, 1958, “Columbia” label released “The Fabulous Johnny Cash” the third Johnny Cash studio album. It was recorded July – August 1958, and was produced by Al Quaglieri and Don Law.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins– guitar
  • Don Helms- steel guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • The Jordanaires- background vocals
  • Marvin Hughes – piano
  • Buddy Harman- drums
  • Morris Palmer – drums
  • Billy Altman – liner notes
  • Don Hunstein– photography
  • Seth Foster – mastering
  • Mark Wilder – mastering, mixing
  • Stacey Boyle – tape research
  • Kay Smith – tape research
  • Matt Kelly – tape research
  • Geoff Gillette – sleeve design
  • Howard Fritzson – art direction
  • Hal Adams – cover photo

 Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. Run Softly Blue River
  2. Frankie’s Man Johnny
  3. That’s All Over – Dick Glasser
  4. The Troubadour – Cindy Walker
  5. One More Ride – Bob Nolan
  6. That’s Enough – Dorothy Coates
  7. I Still Miss Someone – Johnny Cash, Roy Cash
  8. Don’t Take Your Guns to Town
  9. I’d Rather Die Young – Beasley Smith, Billy Vaughn, Randy Wood
  10. Pickin’ Time
  11. Shepherd of My Heart – Jenny Lou Carsone
  12. Suppertime – Ira Stanphill

 

On October 11, 1957.

On October 11, 1957, “Sun” label released “Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar”, the debut Johnny Cash album. It was recorded  September 1954 – August 4, 1957, and was produced by Sam Phillips.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins- electric guitar
  • Marshall Grant– bass
  • Bill Pitzonka – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. The Rock Island Line – unknown author
  2. I Heard That Lonesome Whistle – Jimmie Davis, Hank Williams
  3. Country Boy
  4. If the Good Lord’s Willing – Jerry Reed
  5. Cry! Cry! Cry!
  6. Remember Me – Stuart Hamblen
  7. So Doggone Lonesome
  8. I Was There When It Happened – Jimmie Davis, Fern Jones
  9. I Walk the Line
  10. The Wreck of the Old ’97 – traditional, arranged by Johnny Cash
  11. Folsom Prison Blues
  12. Doin’ My Time – Jimmie Skinner

 

In February 1965.

In February 1965, “Columbia” label released “Orange Blossom Special”, the 21st Johnny Cash album. It was recorded August – December 1964, and was produced by Don Law and Frank Jones.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • June Carter- vocals
  • Luther Perkins, Norman Blake, Ray Edenton- guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • S. Holland- drums
  • Bill Pursell- piano
  • Charlie McCoy- harmonica
  • Bill McElhiney, Karl Garvin – trumpet
  • Boots Randolph- saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Orange Blossom Special – Ervin T. Rouse, Gordon Rouse
  2. The Long Black Veil – Marijohn Wilkin, Danny Dill
  3. It Ain’t Me Babe – Bob Dylan
  4. The Wall – Harland Howard
  5. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right – Bob Dylan
  6. You Wild Colorado – Johnny Cash
  7. Mama, You’ve Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  8. When It’s Springtime in Alaska – Tillman Franks
  9. All of God’s Children Ain’t Free – Johnny Cash
  10. Danny Boy – Frederick Weatherly
  11. Wildwood Flower – P. Carter
  12. Amen – Jester Hairston

 

In February 1963.

In February 1963, “Columbia” label released “Blood, Sweat and Tears”, the fifteenth Johnny Cash album. It was recorded June – August 1962, and was produced by Don Law and Frank Jones.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – guitar , vocals
  • The Carter Family- background vocals
  • Luther Perkins- guitar
  • Bob Johnson – guitar, banjo
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • S. Holland- drums
  • Maybelle Carter- autoharp
  • Bill Pursell– piano
  • Frank Bez – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Legend of John Henry’s Hammer – Johnny Cash, June Carter
  2. Tell Him I’m Gone – Johnny Cash
  3. Another Man Done Gone – Vera Hall, Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Ruby Tartt, Johnny Cash
  4. Busted – Harlan Howard
  5. Casey Jones – traditional, arranged by Johnny Cash
  6. Nine Pound Hammer – Merle Travis
  7. Chain Gang – Harlan Howard
  8. Waiting for a Train – Jimmie Rodgers
  9. Roughneck – Sheb Wooley

In May 1966.

In May 1966, “Columbia” label released “Everybody Loves a Nut”, the 23rd Johnny Cash. It was recorded March 1965-January 1966, and was produced by Don Law and Frank Jones. The album cover was by Jack Davis.The album features number of humorous novelty songs.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Luther Perkins, Norman Blake- guitar
  • Bob Johnson – guitar, flute, banjo
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • S. Holland- drums
  • Bill Pursell- piano
  • Jack Elliott- yodel
  • The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers- background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Everybody Loves a Nut – Jack Clement
  2. The One on the Right Is on the Left – Jack Clement
  3. A Cup of Coffee – Jack Elliot
  4. The Bug That Tried to Crawl Around the World – Jr Hall, Johnny Cash
  5. The Singing Star’s Queen – Jackson King, Bill Mack
  6. Austin Prison – Johnny Cash
  7. Dirty Old Egg Sucking Dog – Jack Clement
  8. Take Me Home – Jack Clement, Allen Reynolds
  9. Please Don’t Play Red River Valley – Johnny Cash
  10. Boa Constrictor – Shel Silbersten
  11. Joe Bean – Bud Freeman, Leon Pober

In May 1964.

In May 1964, “Columbia” label released “I Walk the Line”, the nineteenth Johnny Cash studio album. It was recorded June 1963-March 1964, and was produced by Don Law and Frank Jones.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins- lead guitar
  • Norman Blake- acoustic guitar, dobro
  • Bob Johnson, Jack Clement- rhythm guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • S. Holland- drums
  • Bill Pursell- piano
  • Don Helms- steel guitar
  • Karl Garvin, Bill McElhiney- trumpet
  • Rufus Long – flute
  • The Carter Family- background vocals
  • Lee Friedlander – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
  2. Bad News – John D. Loudermilk
  3. Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  4. Give My Love to Rose – Johnny Cash
  5. Hey Porter – Johnny Cash
  6. I Still Miss Someone – Johnny Cash, Roy Cash
  7. Understand Your Man – Johnny Cash
  8. Wreck of the Old 97’ – Johnny Cash, Bob Johnson, Norman Blake
  9. Still in Town – Harlan Howard, Hank Cochran
  10. Big River – Johnny Cash
  11. Goodbye Little Darlin’ Goodbye – Gene Autry, Johnny Marvin
  12. Troublesome Waters – Maybelle Carter, Dixie Dean