Sings the Ballads of the True West

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
One of the projects Johnny Cash wanted to do when he was on Sun Records was to record an album of songs from the Old West. Of course, Sam Phillips wouldn't hear of it, but the idea -- along with concept albums of gospel, train songs, and others -- all came to fruition when he moved to Columbia Records. This concept album is a 20-track set that combines songs and narrations, the bulk of which were recorded in 1965 the lone exception is Carl Perkins' "The Ballad of Boot Hill," which originates from a 1959 session. The booklet includes Johnny's original liner notes to the album, along with song-by-song comments. One of Cash's best concept ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
One of the projects Johnny Cash wanted to do when he was on Sun Records was to record an album of songs from the Old West. Of course, Sam Phillips wouldn't hear of it, but the idea -- along with concept albums of gospel, train songs, and others -- all came to fruition when he moved to Columbia Records. This concept album is a 20-track set that combines songs and narrations, the bulk of which were recorded in 1965 the lone exception is Carl Perkins' "The Ballad of Boot Hill," which originates from a 1959 session. The booklet includes Johnny's original liner notes to the album, along with song-by-song comments. One of Cash's best concept albums.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/28/2009
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886974856221
  • Catalog Number: 748562
  • Sales rank: 27,419

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Cash Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Al Casey Guitar
Technical Credits
Johnny Cash Arranger, Composer, Liner Notes
Tex Ritter Arranger, Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
Peter La Farge Composer
Jimmie Driftwood Composer
June Carter Cash Composer
Ramblin' Jack Elliott Composer
Frank Jones Producer
Don Law Producer
Merle Kilgore Composer
Frank Bez Cover Photo
Steve Hoffman Remastering
Traditional Composer
Jack Gilbert Composer
Mary Hadler Composer
J. Elliot Composer
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