Folsom Prison Blues [Charly]

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All Music Guide - Campbell
This 24-track collection contains several of Johnny Cash's biggest hits on Sun Records recorded between 1955 and 1958, including "I Walk the Line," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Big River," "Hey Porter," "Cry! Cry! Cry!," and "Get Rhythm." While Cash never recorded anything as frantic as his Sun labelmates Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, or Elvis, these songs stand the test of time, proving that even early in his career, the future "Man in Black" played music his way, refusing to fit into a "rockabilly" mold. Even though there are a few overlapping cuts, this Sundazed collection makes a fine companion to The Man in Black: His Greatest ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
This 24-track collection contains several of Johnny Cash's biggest hits on Sun Records recorded between 1955 and 1958, including "I Walk the Line," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Big River," "Hey Porter," "Cry! Cry! Cry!," and "Get Rhythm." While Cash never recorded anything as frantic as his Sun labelmates Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, or Elvis, these songs stand the test of time, proving that even early in his career, the future "Man in Black" played music his way, refusing to fit into a "rockabilly" mold. Even though there are a few overlapping cuts, this Sundazed collection makes a fine companion to The Man in Black: His Greatest Hits on Columbia/Legacy.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1999
  • Label: Charly Uk
  • UPC: 082333263024
  • Catalog Number: 8101

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Cash Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Charlie Rich Piano
Don Carter Background Vocals
Jack Clement Guitar
Marshall Grant Bass
Luther Perkins Guitar
Billy Lee Riley Guitar
James Van Eaton Drums
Malcolm Yelvington Background Vocals
Asa Wilkerson Background Vocals
Lee Holt Background Vocals
Jimmy Wilson Piano
Cyd Mosteller Background Vocals
Bill Abbott Background Vocals
Sara Bruce Background Vocals
Jimmy Smith Piano
Nita Smith Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Lead Belly Composer
Johnny Cash Composer
Adam Komorowski Liner Notes
Joop Visser Producer
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