Heart of Cash

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Heart of Cash
Compilation album by Johnny Cash
Released 1968
Genre Country
Label Columbia
Producer Don Law, Frank Jones
Johnny Cash chronology
Old Golden Throat
Heart of Cash
The Holy Land

Heart of Cash is the 29th overall album released by country singer Johnny Cash in 1968 (see 1968 in music). In essence, it is a compilation album, though a handful of new recordings were included. Three songs from the album became moderately successful singles, while a version of "Girl in Saskatoon" was released on Personal File in 2006. The album has not been released on CD.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Walk the Line" (Cash)
  2. "Lumberjack" (Leon Payne)
  3. "Five Feet High and Rising" (Cash)
  4. "I Got Stripes" (Cash, Charlie Williams)
  5. "Green, Green Grass of Home" (Curly Putman)
  6. "Why Do You Punish Me (for Loving You)" (Erwin King)
  7. "Frankie's Man Johnny" (Cash)
  8. "A Certain Kinda Hurtin'" (Cash)
  9. "Mean as Hell" (Cash)
  10. "Locomotive Man" (Cash)
  11. "Folsom Prison Blues" (Cash)
  12. "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" (Cash)
  13. "The Matador" (Cash, June Carter)
  14. "Long Black Veil" (Danny Dill, Marijohn Wilkin)
  15. "The Sons of Katie Elder" (Earl Sheldon, Elmer Bernstein)
  16. "The Ballad of Boot Hill" (Carl Perkins)
  17. "Happiness is You" (Cash, Carter)
  18. "When I've Learned Enough to Die"
  19. "Girl in Saskatoon" (Cash, Johnny Horton) (1960 single, previously unreleased on LP)
  20. "Ancient History" (Irene Stanton, Wayne Walker)


Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1968 "I Got Stripes" Country Singles 4
1968 "I Got Stripes" Pop Singles 43
1968 "The Matador" Country Singles 2
1968 "The Matador" Pop Singles 44
1968 "The Sons of Katie Elder" Country Singles 10