Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 (Johnny Cash album)

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Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Greatest hits album by Johnny Cash
Released July 1967
Genre Country
Length 30:46
Label Columbia
Producer Don Law, Frank Jones
Johnny Cash chronology
Happiness is You
Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Carryin' on with Johnny Cash and June Carter
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Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 is a compilation album by country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1967 (see 1967 in music) on Columbia Records. It is notable in that it marks the first appearance of "Jackson", Cash's famous duet with his future wife, June Carter. The track would appear on Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter in August of that same year. The album was certified Gold on 7/24/1969 and Platinum and 2x Platinum on 11/21/1986 by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jackson" (Billy Edd Wheeler, Jerry Leiber [as Gaby Rodgers]) – 2:48
  2. "I Walk the Line" (Cash) – 2:37
    From I Walk the Line (1964)
  3. "Understand Your Man" (Cash) – 2:45
    From I Walk the Line (1964)
  4. "Orange Blossom Special" (Ervin T. Rouse) – 3:08
    From Orange Blossom Special (1965)
  5. "The One on the Right is on the Left" (Jack Clement) – 2:50
    From Everybody Loves a Nut (1966)
  6. "Ring of Fire" (Merle Kilgore, June Carter) – 2:39
    From Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963)
  7. "It Ain't Me, Babe" (Bob Dylan) – 3:04
    From Orange Blossom Special (1965)
  8. "The Ballad of Ira Hayes" (Peter La Farge) – 4:11
    From Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian (1964)
  9. "The Rebel – Johnny Yuma" (Richard Markowitz, Andrew Fenady) – 1:54
    From Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963)
  10. "Five Feet High and Rising" (Cash) – 1:49
    From Songs of Our Soil (1959)
  11. "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" (Cash) – 3:01
    From The Fabulous Johnny Cash (1959)


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1967 Country Albums 1
1967 Pop Albums 82

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1967 "Jackson" Country Singles 2

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