The Complete Sun Recordings 1955-1958

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Johnny Cash's classic recordings for Sun have been reissued many times, and they have been issued in complete form before, most notably in Bear Family's exhaustive five-disc 1990 box set, The Man in Black: 1954-1958. Because of this glut of product, it's easy to look at Time-Life's 2005 three-disc set, The Complete Sun Recordings 1955-1958, and wonder if it's necessary, or just a quick cash-in tied into the release of the Joaquin Phoenix-starring 2005 biopic Walk the Line. After all, if you're nitpicking, this doesn't even contain the complete Sun recordings -- meaning that this doesn't contain all the alternate takes and false starts that are on the Bear Family...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Johnny Cash's classic recordings for Sun have been reissued many times, and they have been issued in complete form before, most notably in Bear Family's exhaustive five-disc 1990 box set, The Man in Black: 1954-1958. Because of this glut of product, it's easy to look at Time-Life's 2005 three-disc set, The Complete Sun Recordings 1955-1958, and wonder if it's necessary, or just a quick cash-in tied into the release of the Joaquin Phoenix-starring 2005 biopic Walk the Line. After all, if you're nitpicking, this doesn't even contain the complete Sun recordings -- meaning that this doesn't contain all the alternate takes and false starts that are on the Bear Family box. But if you're looking for alternate takes -- or for that matter, the fly-on-the-wall fifth disc documenting a full recording session from The Man in Black -- you already have the Bear Family set in your library anyway and you wouldn't be interested in another complete Sun set unless it unearths forgotten recordings, which this does not. Instead, Time-Life's box does something useful: it presents one version of each of song Cash recorded at Sun in one convenient package. There are a handful of tracks that include false starts and, at times, undubbed masters are used, but if the hit version is better-known with overdubs -- as on "Guess Things Happen That Way" -- they wisely choose to use that instead. Consequently, this winds up as a useful, succinct summary of Cash's Sun recordings -- a package for the dedicated listener who doesn't need the alternate takes or the actual albums, but wants it all anyway. For that audience, this is an excellent choice.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/2005
  • Label: Time Life Records
  • UPC: 610583174724
  • Catalog Number: 20803

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Wide Open Road (2:35)
  2. 2 Hey, Porter (2:13)
  3. 3 Cry, Cry, Cry (2:29)
  4. 4 My Two Timin' Woman (1:57)
  5. 5 Port of Lonely Hearts (2:35)
  6. 6 I Couldn't Keep from Crying (2:02)
  7. 7 Trail to Mexico (2:05)
  8. 8 Folsom Prison Blues (2:49)
  9. 9 So Doggone Lonesome (2:38)
  10. 10 Mean Eyed Cat (2:30)
  11. 11 Luther Played the Boogie (2:03)
  12. 12 Get Rhythm (2:14)
  13. 13 I Walk the Line (2:46)
  14. 14 Train of Love (2:23)
  15. 15 There You Go (2:19)
  16. 16 I Love You Because (2:26)
  17. 17 Goodbye Little Darlin' (2:14)
  18. 18 Staight A's in Love (2:15)
  19. 19 You're My Baby (Little Woolly Booger) (1:47)
  20. 20 My Treasure (2:28)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Next in Line (2:48)
  2. 2 Don't Make Me Go (2:29)
  3. 3 Give My Love to Rose (2:45)
  4. 4 Home of the Blues (2:40)
  5. 5 Rock Island Line (2:11)
  6. 6 Wreck of the Old 97 (1:47)
  7. 7 Country Boy (1:53)
  8. 8 Doin' My Time (2:40)
  9. 9 If the Good Lord's Willing (1:44)
  10. 10 I Heard That Lonesome Whistle Blow (2:26)
  11. 11 I Was There When It Happened (2:17)
  12. 12 Remember Me (I'm the One Who Loves You) (2:14)
  13. 13 Belshazzar (2:26)
  14. 14 Big River (2:32)
  15. 15 Goodnight Irene (2:40)
  16. 16 Ballad of a Teenage Queen (2:12)
  17. 17 Come in, Stranger (1:42)
  18. 18 Guess Things Happen That Way (1:50)
  19. 19 Oh, Lonesome Me (2:30)
  20. 20 Leave That Junk Alone (1:26)
Disc 3
  1. 1 You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven (2:40)
  2. 2 The Story of a Broken Heart (2:37)
  3. 3 Sugartime (1:44)
  4. 4 Born to Lose (2:10)
  5. 5 Always Alone (3:26)
  6. 6 You Tell Me (1:48)
  7. 7 Life Goes On (1:59)
  8. 8 You Win Again (2:18)
  9. 9 I Could Never Be Ashamed of You (2:14)
  10. 10 Hey, Good Lookin' (1:41)
  11. 11 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You) (1:45)
  12. 12 Cold, Cold Heart (2:19)
  13. 13 Blue Train (2:03)
  14. 14 Katy Too (1:57)
  15. 15 The Ways of a Woman in Love (2:16)
  16. 16 Fool's Hall of Fame (2:25)
  17. 17 Thanks a Lot (2:37)
  18. 18 It's Just About Time (2:07)
  19. 19 I Forgot to Remember to Forget (2:09)
  20. 20 I Just Thought You'd Like to Know (2:23)
  21. 21 Down the Street to 301 (2:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Cash Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Charlie Rich Piano
Jerry Lee Lewis Piano
Don Carter Vocals
Jack Clement Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Marshall Grant Bass, Interviewee
Luther Perkins Guitar
Billy Lee Riley Guitar
J.M. Van Eaton Drums
Malcolm Yelvington Vocals
Sid Manker Guitar
Asa Wilkerson Vocals
Lee Holt Vocals
Jimmy Wilson Piano
Bill Abbott Vocals
Sara Bruce Vocals
A.W. "Red" Kernodle Steel Guitar
Jimmy Smith Piano
Nita Smith Vocals
Technical Credits
J. Scott Skinner Composer
Johnny Cash Composer, Text
Jimmie Davis Composer
David Booth Interviewer
Jack Clement Composer, Producer
Colin Escott Liner Notes, Interviewer
Peter Guralnick Text
Joseph M. Palmaccio Mastering
Hank Williams Composer
Sam Phillips Audio Production
Bill Flanagan Text
Martin Hawkins Interviewer
J. "Superslim" Lomax III Composer
Mike Jason Liner Notes
J. Niles Clement Composer
Ed Salamon Text
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