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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Universal's 2010 collection Icon rounds up recordings Johnny Cash made during his stint on Mercury in the '80s, which means that the versions of "I Walk the Line," "Cry Cry Cry," "Guess Things Happen That Way," "Get Rhythm," "Hey Porter," "Wanted Man," "Ring of Fire," and "Folsom Prison Blues" included here are not the original hit versions. They're perfectly fine remakes supported by such '80s vintage recordings as "The Night Hank Williams Came to Town" and a cover of Harry Chapin's "Cat's in the Cradle." This will inevitably be a let-down for those looking for the originals, but they're solid versions and this collection is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Universal's 2010 collection Icon rounds up recordings Johnny Cash made during his stint on Mercury in the '80s, which means that the versions of "I Walk the Line," "Cry Cry Cry," "Guess Things Happen That Way," "Get Rhythm," "Hey Porter," "Wanted Man," "Ring of Fire," and "Folsom Prison Blues" included here are not the original hit versions. They're perfectly fine remakes supported by such '80s vintage recordings as "The Night Hank Williams Came to Town" and a cover of Harry Chapin's "Cat's in the Cradle." This will inevitably be a let-down for those looking for the originals, but they're solid versions and this collection is enjoyable for what it is.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/31/2010
  • Label: Mercury Nashville
  • UPC: 602527438047
  • Catalog Number: 001452202
  • Sales rank: 20,883

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Cash Primary Artist
Waylon Jennings Vocals, Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
Johnny Cash Composer, Producer
Merle Travis Composer
Harry Chapin Composer
Bob Dylan Composer
Bobby Braddock Composer
June Carter Cash Composer
Jack Clement Composer, Producer
Marijohn Wilkin Composer
Danny Dill Composer
Merle Kilgore Composer
Alan Messer Back Cover Photo
Sandy Chapin Composer
Charlie Williams Composer
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
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