Five Feet High and Rising

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Five Feet High and Rising
Compilation album by Johnny Cash
Released 1974
Genre Country
Label Columbia
Johnny Cash chronology
Junkie and the Juicehead Minus Me
(1974)
Five Feet High and Rising
(1974)
The Johnny Cash Children's Album
(1975)

Five Feet High and Rising is a compilation album of songs performed by country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1974 on Columbia Records.

The album is made of songs from the 1960s up to the album Junkie and the Juicehead Minus Me. It rose to #33 on the Billboard Album chart.

The song of the same name was referenced by De La Soul with the title "Three Feet High and Rising" for their 1989 debut album.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Them Old Cottonfields Back Home (Lead Belly)
  2. "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (Hank Williams)
  3. "Frankie's Man Johnny" (Johnny Cash)
  4. "In the Jailhouse Now" (Jimmie Rodgers)
  5. "My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You" (Lee Ross, Bob Wills)
  6. "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" (Cash)
  7. "Great Speckled Bird" (Roy Carter, Guy Smith)
  8. "Five Feet High and Rising"[1] (Cash)
  9. "I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know" (Cecil A. Null)

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 Country Albums 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnny Cash interviewed on the Pop Chronicles (1969)