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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

 

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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 January 1973.

In January 1973, “Columbia” label released “Any Old Wind That Blows”, the 44th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Larry Butler.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Wootton, Carl Perkins- electric guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass guitar
  • WS Holland- drums
  • Red Lane, Larry Gatlin, Norman Blake, Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Bobby Thompson- guitar, banjo
  • Chuck Cochrane, George Richey – piano
  • Larry Butler- keyboards
  • Charlie McCoy- harmonica
  • Kenny Malone- percussion
  • The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers- background vocals
  • Chuck Cochran, Don Tweedy – arrangements
  • Charlie Bragg, Roger Tucker, Selby Coffeen, Freeman Ramsey, Jerry Watson – engineering
  • Bill Barnes – cover design
  • Al Clayton – photography

Track listing:

  1. Any Old Wind That Blows – Dick Feller
  2. Kentucky Straight – Johnny Cash
  3. The Loving Gift – Kris Kristofferson
  4. The Good Earth – Larry Gatlin
  5. Best Friend – Bill Dees, Toy Orbison
  6. Oney – Jerry Chesnut
  7. Ballad of Annie Palmer – Johnny Cash
  8. Too Little Too Late – Johnny Cash
  9. If I Had a Hammer – Lee Hays, Pete Seeger
  10. Country Trash – Johnny Cash
  11. Welcome Back Jesus – Johnny Cash

In July 1977.

In July 1977, “Columbia” label released “The Rambler”, the 56th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Charlie Bragg, Jack Routh and Johnny Cash.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash- vocals, guitar
  • Bob Wootton, Jerry Hensley – electric guitar
  • Ray Edenton, Jack Routh – flat top guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass guitar
  • S. Holland- drums
  • Earl Ball – piano
  • Mark Morris – percussion
  • Michael Bacon – cello
  • Cam Mullins – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash.

  1. Hit the Road and Go
  2. Dialogue #1
  3. If It Wasn’t for the Wabash River
  4. Dialogue #2
  5. Lady
  6. Dialogue #3 (Background: It’s All Over)
  7. After the Ball
  8. Dialogue #4
  9. No Earthly Good
  10. Dialogue #5
  11. A Wednesday Car
  12. Dialogue #6
  13. My Cowboy’s Last Ride
  14. Dialogue #7
  15. Calilou
  16. Dialogue #8

In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Columbia” label released “America: A 200-Year Salute in Story and Song”, the 40th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in July 1972, and was produced by Larry Butler. The album comprises a number of tracks dedicated to the topic of American history.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash: vocals, acoustic guitar, dialogues texts
  • Carl Perkins: electric guitar
  • Bob Wootton: electric guitar, gut-string guitar
  • WS Holland: drums
  • Marshall Grant: bass
  • Red Lane: rhythm guitar, gut-string guitar
  • Chuck Cochran: piano
  • Norman Blake: rhythm guitar, gut-string guitar, banjo
  • Mark Morris: percussion
  • Charlie McCoy: harmonica, bass
  • Ray Edenton: rhythm guitar
  • Cover design: Bill Barnes
  • Cover photo: Al Clayton

Track listing:

  1. Opening Dialogue – Johnny Cash
  2. Paul Revere – Johnny Cash, Glenn D. Tubb
  3. Begin West Movement – Johnny Cash
  4. The Road to Kaintuck – Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash
  5. To the Shining Mountains – Johnny Cash
  6. The Battle of New Orleans – Jimmie Driftwood
  7. Southwestward – Johnny Cash
  8. Remember the Alamo – Jane Bowers
  9. Opening the West – Johnny Cash
  10. Lorena – Charles Williams
  11. The Gettysburg Address – Abraham Lincoln
  12. The West – Johnny Cash
  13. Big Foot – Johnny Cash
  14. Like a Young Colt – Johnny Cash
  15. Mister Garfield – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
  16. A Proud Land = Johnny Cash
  17. The Big Battle – Johnny Cash
  18. On Wheels and Wings – Johnny Cash
  19. Come Take a Trip in My Airship = Johnny Cash
  20. Reaching for the Stars – Johnny Cash
  21. These Are My People – Johnny Cash

In May 1972.

In May 1971, “Columbia” label released “Man in Black”, the 38th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced Johnny Cash. The album’s name eventually became Cash’s nickname, given to him by the public.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar, production
  • Norman Blake– acoustic guitar
  • June Carter Cash– vocals
  • Marshall Grant– bass guitar
  • Billy Graham– vocals
  • S. Holland– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Carl Perkins– electric guitar
  • Jerry Shook – rhythm guitar
  • Bob Wootton– electric guitar

Track listing:

  1. The Preacher Said Jesus Said – Johnny Cash
  2. The Preacher Said Jesus Said – Dick Feller
  3. You’ve Got a New Light Shining in Your Eyes – Johnny Cash
  4. If Not for Love – Glenn D. Tubb, Larry Lee
  5. Man in Black – Johnny Cash
  6. Singin’ in Vietnam Talkin’ Blues – Johnny Cash
  7. Ned Kelly – Johnny Cash
  8. Look at Me – Glen Sherley, Harlan Sanders
  9. Dear Mrs. – Johnny Cash, Andrew J. Arnette
  10. I Talk to Jesus Every Day – Tubb