Everybody Loves a Nut

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Everybody Loves a Nut
Studio album by Johnny Cash
Released May 1966
Recorded March 12, 1965 - January 29, 1966
Genre Country, novelty
Length 29:51
Label Columbia
Producer Don Law, Frank Jones
Johnny Cash chronology
Sings the Ballads of the True West
Everybody Loves a Nut
Happiness is You
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Everybody Loves a Nut is the 23rd album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released by Columbia Records in the United States in 1966 (see 1966 in music). The album consists largely of humorous novelty songs. The album's cover art was created by Jack Davis.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Everybody Loves a Nut"   Jack Clement 2:04
2. "The One on the Right Is on the Left"   Clement 2:46
3. "Cup of Coffee"   Elliott, Ramblin' Jack Elliot 4:40
4. "The Bug That Tried to Crawl Around the World"   Jr Hall, Cash 2:54
5. "The Singing Star's Queen"   Jackson King, Bill Mack 2:55
6. "Austin Prison"   Cash 2:06
7. "Dirty Old Egg Sucking Dog"   Clement 2:05
8. "Take Me Home"   Clement, Allen Reynolds 2:37
9. "Please Don't Play"   Cash 2:54
10. "Boa Constrictor"   Shel Silverstein 1:45
11. "Joe Bean"   Bud Freeman, Leon Pober 3:05
Total length:


Use in other media[edit]

  • The song "Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog" was used in a 2012 commercial for the Volkswagen Jetta.


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1966 Pop Albums 88

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1966 "The One on the Right is on the Left" Country Singles 2
1966 "The One on the Right is on the Left" Pop Singles 46
1966 "Everybody Loves a Nut" Country Singles 17
1966 "Everybody Loves a Nut" Pop Singles 96
1966 "Boa Constrictor" Country Singles 39

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