Johnny Cash ‎– The Essential Johnny Cash (1955-1983)

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Columbia ‎– C3K 47991, Legacy ‎– C3K 47991
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1-01 Hey Porter 2:11
1-02 Cry, Cry, Cry 2:23
1-03 Folsom Prison Blues 2:48
1-04 Luther Played The Boogie 2:01
1-05 Get Rhythm 2:12
1-06 I Walk The Line 2:42
1-07 Home Of The Blues
Backing Vocals – Asa Wilkerson, Bill Abbott, Don Carter (2), Lee Holt, Malcolm YelvingtonGuitar – Sid MankerWritten-By – G.D. Tubb*, J.R. Cash*, L. McAlpin*
2:38
1-08 Give My Love To Rose 2:43
1-09 Rock Island Line 2:08
1-10 Doin' My Time
Written-By – J. Skinner*
2:37
1-11 Big River 2:30
1-12 Ballad Of A Teenage Queen
Backing Vocals – Asa Wilkerson, Bill Abbott, Cyd Mosteller, Don Carter (2), Lee Holt, Nita SmithWritten-By – J. Clement*
2:10
1-13 Guess Things Happen That Way
Backing Vocals – Edwin Bruce*, Lee Holt, Nita Smith, Sara BruceWritten-By – J. Clement*
1:48
1-14 The Ways Of A Woman In Love
Backing Vocals – The ConfederatesGuitar – Billy Riley*Written-By – B. Justis*, C. Rich*
2:14
1-15 Thanks A Lot
Backing Vocals – The ConfederatesGuitar – Billy Riley*Written-By – C. Rich*
2:36
1-16 Oh, What A Dream
Drums – Morris PalmerPiano – Marvin Hughes
2:03
1-17 What Do I Care?
Drums – Morris PalmerPiano – Marvin Hughes
2:07
1-18 All Over Again 2:05
1-19 I Still Miss Someone
Written-By – J.R. Cash*, R. Cash Jr.*
2:34
1-20 I'd Just Be Fool Enough To Fall
Piano – Floyd CramerSteel Guitar – Don HelmsViolin – Gordon TerryWritten-By – M. Endsley*
2:08
1-21 Walking The Blues 2:08
1-22 Frankie's Man, Johnny 2:14
1-23 Tennessee Flat-Top Box
Guitar – Roy Nicholls
2:58
1-24 Sing It, Pretty Sue 1:57
1-25 Pickin' Time 1:57
1-26 Five Feet High And Rising 1:46
1-27 The Old Account
Written-By – F.M. Graham, R. Martin*
2:18
1-28 (There'll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me)
Autoharp – Maybelle CarterWritten-By – T.A. Dorsey*
2:45
1-29 Were You There (When They Crucified My Lord)
Arranged By – J.R. Cash*Autoharp – Maybelle CarterWritten-By – Traditional
3:53
2-01 Dont Take Your Guns To Town 3:01
2-02 The Ballad Of Boot Hill
Backing Vocals – Anita Kerr Singers*Drums – Michael KazakPiano – James Wilson*Written-By – C. Perkins*
2:34
2-03 The Rebel - Johnny Yuma
Backing Vocals – Anita Kerr Singers*Drums – Michael KazakPiano – James Wilson*Written-By – A. Fenady*, R. Markowitz*
1:51
2-04 The Big Battle
Banjo – Billy Ray Latham*Bass – Buddy ClarkDrums – Irving Kluger*Guitar – Billy StrangeVibraphone – Hubert Anderson
4:02
2-05 When The Roses Bloom Again
Bass – Roy Huskey*Guitar [Guitars] – The Carter FamilyWritten-By – A.P. Carter*
2:34
2-06 The Ballad Of Ira Hayes
Flute – Rufus LongGuitar – Bob Johnson (8), Norman Blake (2)Written-By – P. LaFarge*
4:07
2-07 The Legend Of John Henry's Hammer
Banjo – Joe BabcockWritten-By – J.R. Cash*, J. Carter*
8:24
2-08 Dark As A Dungeon
Guitar – Bob Johnson (8)Trumpet – Bill McElhiney, Karl GarvinWritten-By – M. Travis*
2:27
2-09 The Long Black Veil
Harmonica – Charlie McCoyWritten-By – D. Dill*, M. Wilkin*
3:06
2-10 I Got Stripes
Piano – Marvin HughesWritten-By – C. Williams*, J.R. Cash*
2:02
2-11 25 Minutes To Go
Backing Vocals – The Statler BrothersMandolin [Mandocello] – Bob Johnson (8)Written-By – S. Silverstein*
3:11
2-12 The Wall
Written-By – H. Howard*
2:08
2-13 Busted
Banjo [Banjo Lute] – Bob Johnson (8)Written-By – H. Howard*
2:15
2-14 Bad News
Written-By – J.D. Loudermilk*
2:56
2-15 Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog
Written-By – J. Clement*
2:06
2-16 Orange Blossom Special
Guitar – Ray EdentonHarmonica – Charlie McCoySaxophone – Boots RandolphWritten-By – E.T. Rouse*
3:05
2-17 Ring Of Fire
Trumpet – Bill McElhiney, Karl GarvinWritten-By – J. Carter*, M. Kilgore*
2:36
2-18 Understand Your Man
Guitar – Bob Johnson (8)Trumpet – Bill McElhiney, Karl Garvin
2:42
2-19 Jackson
Vocals – June Carter*Written-By – B.E. Wheeler*, G. Rodgers*
2:44
2-20 Blistered
Written-By – B.E. Wheeler*
2:20
2-21 See Ruby Fall
Written-By – J.R. Cash*, R. Orbison*
2:50
2-22 Cisco Clifton's Fillin' Station
Banjo – Bob Johnson (8)
2:40
2-23 Daddy Sang Bass
Backing Vocals – Jan Howard, The Statler BrothersWritten-By – C. Perkins*
2:19
3-01 Folsom Prison Blues (Live) 2:41
3-02 Cocaine Blues (Live)
Written-By – T.J. Arnall
2:44
3-03 San Quentin #2 (Live) 2:32
3-04 A Boy Named Sue (Live)
Written-By – S. Silverstein*
3:46
3-05 Wanted Man
Written-By – B. Dylan*
2:50
3-06 Singin' In Viet Nam Talkin' Blues 2:54
3-07 Man In Black 2:52
3-08 What Is Truth 2:37
3-09 Flesh And Blood 2:35
3-10 Sunday Morning Coming Down
Written-By – K. Kristofferson*
4:06
3-11 Oney
Guitar – Red LaneKeyboards, Producer – Larry ButlerPiano – Charlie Cochran*Written-By – J. Chesnut*
3:04
3-12 One Piece At A Time
Piano – Larry McCoyProducer – Charlie Bragg, Don Davis (5)Written-By – W. Kemp*
4:00
3-13 Hit The Road And Go
Guitar – Ray EdentonPercussion – Mark Morris (3)Producer – Charlie Bragg, Jack Routh
2:41
3-14 Rockabilly Blues (Texas 1955)
Bass – Joe AllenDouble Bass – Floyd ChanceDrums – Jerry CarriganGuitar – Billy Sanford, Dave Kirby*, Pete WadeHarmonica – Terry McMillanProducer – Earl Poole Ball*
3:19
3-15 I Will Rock And Roll With You
Backing Vocals – Jan HowardGuitar – Jimmy Capps, Tommy AllsupHarmonica – Jo-El SonnierProducer – Larry Butler
2:50
3-16 No Expectations
Backing Vocals – Jan HowardGuitar – Jimmy Capps, Tommy AllsupHarmonica – Jo-El SonnierProducer – Larry ButlerWritten-By – M. Jagger, K. Richards*
3:10
3-17 (Ghost) Riders In The Sky
Backing Vocals – Jan HowardBanjo [Banjo Lute] – Bob Johnson (8)French Horn, Trumpet – Bob Lewin, Jack Hale Jr.*Guitar – Brian AhernWritten-By – S. Jones*
3:46
3-18 Bull Rider
Backing Vocals, Written-By – Rodney CrowellBanjo, Fiddle – Ricky SkaggsBass, Percussion – Brian Ahern
3:08
3-19 Highway Patrolman
Accordion – Jo-El Sonnier, Nick DeCaroBacking Vocals – Barbara Bennett, Donivan Cowart, Hoyt Axton, Lynn LanghamBanjo, Guitar – Tim GoodmanBass – Jerry Sheff*Drums – Hal BlaineGuitar – James BurtonGuitar, Mandolin – Marty StuartGuitar, Tambourine – Brian AhernHarmonica – Norton BuffaloKeyboards – Glen HardinMandolin [Mandocello] – David MansfieldWritten-By – B. Springsteen*
5:20
3-20 After The Ball
Guitar – Ray EdentonPercussion – Mark Morris (3)Producer – Charlie Bragg, Jack Routh
3:00
3-21 Without Love
Bass, Producer, Written-By – Nick LoweDrums – Pete ThomasGuitar – Dave Edmunds, Martin Belmont
2:28
3-22 The Last Time
Backing Vocals – Jerry HensleyBacking Vocals, Mandolin – Marty StuartBass – Joe AllenProducer – Earl Poole Ball*Synthesizer – Shane KeisterWritten-By – K. Kristofferson*
3:14
3-23 I'm Gonna Sit On My Porch And Pick On My Old Guitar
Banjo – Jerry HensleyDulcimer – Alisa Jones
3:00

Companies, etc.

Credits

  • Backing VocalsThe Carter Family (tracks: 1-28, 1-29, 2-05 to 2-07, 2-12, 2-14, 2-15, 2-17, 2-18, 2-20 to 3-04, 3-09, 3-15 to 3-17), The Jordanaires (tracks: 1-15 to 1-19, 1-25 to 1-27)
  • Compilation ProducerGregg Geller
  • Double BassMarshall Grant (tracks: 1-01 to 2-03, 2-06 to 3-13, 3-15 to 3-17, 3-20, 3-23)
  • DrumsBuddy Harman (tracks: 1-18 to 1-22, 1-25 to 1-27, 2-01, 2-10), J.M. Van Eaton* (tracks: 1-07, 1-13 to 1-15), W.S. Holland (tracks: 1-23, 1-24, 1-28, 1-29, 2-06 to 2-09, 2-11 to 3-13, 3-15 to 3-17, 3-20, 3-22, 3-23)
  • Engineer [Digital Restoration & Engineering]Chris Herles
  • GuitarBob Wootton (tracks: 2-20, 2-21, 3-03 to 3-13, 3-15 to 3-17, 3-19 to 3-23), Carl Perkins (tracks: 2-19, 2-20, 2-23 to 3-05, 3-08), Jack Clement (tracks: 1-11, 1-12, 2-14, 2-17, 3-15, 3-16, 3-23), Jack Routh (tracks: 3-12, 3-13, 3-18, 3-20, 3-23), Jerry Hensley (tracks: 3-12, 3-13, 3-15 to 3-18, 3-20, 3-22, 3-23), Johnny Cash (tracks: 1-01 to 2-03, 2-05 to 2-08, 2-10, 2-11, 2-13, 2-15, 2-18, 2-20 to 3-12, 3-14, 3-17, 3-19, 3-21, 3-22), Johnny Western (tracks: 1-20, 1-23, 1-24, 2-02, 2-03), Luther Perkins (tracks: 1-01 to 2-03, 2-06 to 2-19, 2-22 to 3-02)
  • Guitar [Dobro]Norman Blake (2) (tracks: 2-08, 2-14, 2-18, 2-21, 3-08)
  • PianoBill Pursell (tracks: 1-28, 1-29, 2-07, 2-09, 2-12 to 2-14, 2-17, 2-21), Earl Poole Ball* (tracks: 3-13 to 3-17, 3-20 to 3-23), Jimmy Smith (14) (tracks: 1-07, 1-13 to 1-15)
  • ProducerBob Johnson* (tracks: 2-20, 2-21, 3-01 to 3-05, 3-08 to 3-10), Brian Ahern (tracks: 3-17 to 3-19, 3-23), Don Law (tracks: 1-16 to 2-19, 2-22), Frank Jones (2) (tracks: 1-20, 1-23, 1-24, 1-28, 1-29, 2-04 to 2-09, 2-11 to 2-19), Jack Clement (tracks: 1-07, 1-11 to 1-15), Johnny Cash (tracks: 3-06, 3-07, 3-15, 3-16), Sam Phillips (2) (tracks: 1-01 to 1-06, 1-08 to 1-10)
  • VocalsJohnny Cash
  • Written-ByJ.R. Cash* (tracks: 1-01 to 1-06, 1-08, 1-09, 1-11, 1-16 to 1-18, 1-21 to 1-26, 2-01, 2-04, 2-18, 2-22, 3-01, 3-03, 3-06 to 3-09, 3-13 to 3-15, 3-20, 3-23)

Notes

Tracks 1-01 to 1-06 rec. Memphis, Tennessee, 2/4/1956.
Track 1-07 rec. Memphis, TN, 1/7/1957.
Tracks 1-08 to 1-10 rec. Memphis, TN, 4/8/1957.
Tracks 1-11, 1-12 rec. Memphis, TN, 12/11/1957.
Track 1-13 rec. Memphis, TN, 9/4/1958.
Tracks 1-14, 1-15 rec. Memphis, TN, 10/7/1958.
Tracks 1-16, 1-17 rec. Memphis, TN, 24/7/1958.
Tracks 1-18, 1-19, 1-25, 1-26, 2-01 rec. Memphis, TN, 13/8/1958.
Track 1-20 rec. Nashville, TN, 17/2/1960.
Tracks 1-21, 1-22 rec. Nashville, TN, 8/8/1958.
Track 1-23 rec. Hollywood, CA, 19/7/1961.
Track 1-24 rec. Nashville, TN, 10/2/1962.
Track 1-27 rec. Nashville, TN, 23/1/1959.
Track 1-28 rec. Nashville, TN, 30/7/1962.
Tracks 1-29, 2-13 rec. Nashville, TN, 21/8/1962.
Tracks 2-02, 2-03 rec. Nashville, TN, 14/8/1959.
Track 2-04 rec. Hollywood, CA, 24/2/1961.
Track 2-05 rec. Nashville, TN, 8/7/1963.
Track 2-06 rec. Nashville, TN, 5/3/1964.
Track 2-07 rec. Nashville, TN, 7/6/1962.
Tracks 2-08, 2-18 rec. Nashville, TN, 12/11/1963.
Track 2-09 rec. Nashville, TN, 17/12/1964.
Track 2-10 rec. Nashville, TN, 12/3/1959.
Track 2-11 rec. Nashville, TN, 12/3/1965.
Track 2-12 rec. Nashville, TN, 18/12/1964.
Track 2-14 rec. Nashville, TN, 18/9/1963.
Track 2-15 rec. Nashville, TN, 11/1/1966.
Track 2-17 rec. Nashville, TN, 20/12/1964.
Track 2-18 rec. Nashville, TN, 25/3/1963.
Track 2-19 rec. Nashville, TN, 11/1/1967.
Track 2-20 rec. Nashville, TN, 10/9/1969.
Track 2-21 rec. Nashville, TN, 20/8/1969.
Track 2-22 rec. Nashville, TN, 13/4/1967.
Track 2-23 rec. Nashville, TN, 30/7/1968.
Tracks 3-01, 3-02 rec. Folsom Prison, CA, 13/1/1968.
Tracks 3-03, 3-04 rec. San Quentin Prison, CA, 24/2/1969.
Track 3-05 rec. Nashville, TN, 9/10/1970.
Track 3-06 rec. Nashville, TN, 13/4/1971.
Track 3-07 rec. Nashville, TN, 16/2/1971.
Track 3-08 rec. Nashville, TN, 1970.
Track 3-09 rec. Nashville, TN, 8/10/1970.
Track 3-10 rec. Nashville, TN, 10/7/1970.
Track 3-11 rec. Nashville, TN, 5/6/1972.
Track 3-12 rec. Nashville, TN, 5/3/1976.
Track 3-13 rec. Nashville, TN, 12/1/1977.
Track 3-14 rec. Nashville, TN, 15/7/1980.
Tracks 3-15, 3-16 rec. Nashville, TN, 17/8/1978.
Track 3-17 rec. Nashville, TN, 27/3/1979.
Track 3-18 rec. Nashville, TN, 25/4/1979.
Track 3-19 rec. North Hollywood, CA, 6/4/1983.
Track 3-20 rec. Nashville, TN, 10/12/1976.
Track 3-21 rec. London, UK, 12/1979.
Track 3-22 rec. Nashville, TN, 28/3/1980.
Track 3-23 rec. Nashville, TN, 2/1979.

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© 1992 Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.

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  • Barcode (Scanned): 074644799125

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DJ_AVANTGARDE

DJ_AVANTGARDE

October 24, 2017
cd covers would be greatly appreciated if someone would add them
meinlawyer

meinlawyer

October 14, 2015
It is a long box, isn't ?