Johnny Cash singles discography

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Johnny Cash discography
Releases
Singles 165
Music videos 19
No.1 single 13

The Johnny Cash discography chronicles the output of one of the most prolific recorded music artists of all time, country music singer Johnny Cash. His lengthy career, spanning 1954 to 2003, saw the release of 96 albums and 153 singles on several record labels. Over the years, Cash also collaborated with many of the industry's most notable artists, and received many awards and accolades from different organizations.

Singles[edit]

1950s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
AU
1955 "Cry! Cry! Cry!" 14 With His Hot and Blue Guitar
"So Doggone Lonesome" 4
1956 "I Walk the Line" 1 17 43
"There You Go" 1 Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous
1957 "Next in Line" 9 99
"Home of the Blues" 3 88
1958 "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" 1 14 15
"Guess Things Happen That Way" 1 11 54
"The Ways of a Woman in Love" 2 24 28
"All Over Again" 4 38 85 Old Golden Throat
1959 "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" 1 32 3 The Fabulous Johnny Cash
"Frankie's Man, Johnny" 9 57 97
"I Got Stripes" 4 43 31 Old Golden Throat
"Little Drummer Boy" 24 63 39 The Christmas Spirit
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1960s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC AU UK
1960 "Seasons of My Heart" 10 Now, There Was a Song!
"Second Honeymoon" 15 79 More of Old Golden Throat
"Girl in Saskatoon" Heart of Cash
1961 "The Rebel - Johnny Yuma" 24 108 Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash
"Tennessee Flat Top Box" 11 84 50
1962 "The Big Battle" 24
"In the Jailhouse Now" 8 The Sound of Johnny Cash
"Bonanza" 94 Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash
"Busted" (with The Carter Family) 13 Blood, Sweat and Tears
1963 "Ring of Fire" 1 17 12 Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash
"The Matador" 2 44 39 Heart of Cash
1964 "Understand Your Man" 1 35 50 I Walk the Line
"The Ballad of Ira Hayes" 3 2 Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian
1965 "Orange Blossom Special" 3 80 2 51 Orange Blossom Special
"Mister Garfield" 15 Sings the Ballads of the True West
"The Sons of Katie Elder" 10 119 Heart of Cash
"Happy to Be with You" 9 Happiness is You
1966 "The One on the Right Is on the Left" 2 46 35 68 Everybody Loves a Nut
"Everybody Loves a Nut" 17 96 90
"Boa Constrictor" 39 107
"You Beat All I Ever Saw" 20 More of Old Golden Throat
1967 "The Wind Changes" 60 Old Golden Throat
"Rosanna's Going Wild" 2 91 1 International Superstar
1968 "Folsom Prison Blues" (live) 1 32 1 17 43 At Folsom Prison
"Daddy Sang Bass" 1 42 1 49 88 The Holy Land
1969 "A Boy Named Sue" (live) 1 2 1 1 3 1 3 4 At San Quentin
"Blistered" 4 50 1 Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC AU UK
1970 "What Is Truth" 3 19 4 1 9 14 21 N/A
"Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" (live) 1 46 1 30 24 The Johnny Cash Show
"Flesh and Blood" 1 54 1 41 23 94 I Walk the Line (soundtrack)
1971 "Man in Black" 3 58 2 38 43 Man in Black
"Singin' in Vietnam Talkin' Blues" 18 124
"Papa Was a Good Man" 16 104 17 A Thing Called Love
"A Thing Called Love" 2 103 37 1 4
1972 "Kate" 2 75 1 89
"If I Had a Hammer" 29 Any Old Wind That Blows
"Oney" 2 101 1 43
"Any Old Wind That Blows" 3 1
1973 "Children" 30 15 The Gospel Road
"Praise the Lord and Pass the Soup"
(with The Carter Family and The Oak Ridge Boys)
57 65 N/A
"Pick the Wildwood Flower" (with Maybelle Carter) 34
1974 "Orleans Parish Prison" (live) 52 På Österåker
"Ragged Old Flag" 31 Ragged Old Flag
"The Junkie and the Juicehead, Minus Me" 32 Junkie and the Juicehead Minus Me
"Father and Daughter (Father and Son)"
(with Rosey Nix)
"Lady Came from Baltimore" 14 11 John R. Cash
1975 "My Old Kentucky Home
(Turpentine and Dandelion Wine)
"
42
"Look at Them Beans" 17 17 Look at Them Beans
"Texas - 1947" 35 29
1976 "Strawberry Cake" (live) 54 49 Strawberry Cake
"One Piece at a Time" 1 29 6 1 40 1 82 32 One Piece at a Time
"Sold Out of Flagpoles" 29 26
"It's All Over" 41 Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
1977 "The Last Gunfighter Ballad" 38 38 The Last Gunfighter Ballad
"Lady" 46 34 The Rambler
"After the Ball" 32 42
1978 "I Would Like to See You Again" 12 23 I Would Like to See You Again
"Gone Girl" 44 53 Gone Girl
"It'll Be Her" 89
"I Will Rock and Roll with You" 21 36
1979 "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky" 2 1 Silver
"I'll Say It's True" 42 63
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[1]
CAN Country AU
1980 "Wings in the Morning" A Believer Sings the Truth
"Bull Rider" 66 Silver
"Song of the Patriot" 54 Encore
"Cold Lonesome Morning" 53 74 Rockabilly Blues
"Last Time" 85
1981 "Without Love" 78 68
"The Baron" 10 6 77 The Baron
"Mobile Bay" 60
1982 "The Reverend Mr. Black" 71
"The General Lee" 26 23 The Dukes of Hazzard (soundtrack)
"Georgia on a Fast Train" 55 41 The Adventures of Johnny Cash
"Fair Weather Friends"
1983 "We Must Believe in Magic" 84
"I'm Ragged But I'm Right" 75 Johnny 99
"Johnny 99"
1984 "That's the Truth" 84 43
"The Chicken in Black" 45 N/A
"They Killed Him"
1985 "I'm Leaving Now" Rainbow
1987 "The Night Hank Williams Came to Town" 43 Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town
"Sixteen Tons"
"Let Him Roll"
"W. Lee O'Daniel (And the Light Crust Doughboys)" 72
1988 "Get Rhythm" (re-recording) Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series
"That Old Wheel" (with Hank Williams Jr.) 21 * Water from the Wells of Home
1989 "Ballad of a Teenage Queen"
(re-recording; with Rosanne Cash and The Everly Brothers)
45
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[1]
1990 "Farmer's Almanac" Boom Chicka Boom
"Cat's in the Cradle"
"Goin' by the Book" 69 The Mystery of Life
1991 "The Mystery of Life"
1994 "Delia's Gone" American Recordings
"The Man Who Couldn't Cry"
1996 "Rusty Cage" Unchained
"I've Been Everywhere"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
CAN UK
[3]
2002 "The Man Comes Around" American IV: The Man Comes Around
"Personal Jesus"
2003 "Hurt" 56 39
2006 "God's Gonna Cut You Down" 77 American V: A Hundred Highways
"Love's Been Good to Me"
2007 "Help Me"
2010 "Ain't No Grave" 112 95 170 American VI: Ain't No Grave
"Redemption Day"
2014 "She Used to Love Me a Lot" 136 Out Among the Stars
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
US AC CAN Country CAN AU
1959 "It's Just About Time" 30 47 Greatest!
"Luther Played the Boogie" 8 43
"Katy Too" 11 66 91
"Goodbye Little Darlin'" 22
1960 "Straight A's in Love" 16 84 Sings Hank Williams
"Down the Street to 301" 85 84 Now Here's Johnny Cash
"Mean Eyed Cat" 30 Sings Hank Williams
1961 "Oh Lonesome Me" 13 93 Now Here's Johnny Cash
1969 "Get Rhythm" (re-release) 23 60 1 59 N/A
1970 "Rock Island Line" 35 93 22
"Big River" 41 18 Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles with June Carter Cash[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
CAN Country CAN CAN AC AU UK
1964 "It Ain't Me Babe" 4 58 85 28 Orange Blossom Special
1967 "Jackson" 2 Johnny Cash's Greatest Hits Volume 1
"Long-Legged Guitar Pickin' Man" 6 Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter
1969 "If I Were a Carpenter" 2 36 1 13 11 52 Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
1971 "No Need to Worry" 15 7 International Superstar
1972 "The Loving Gift" 27 22 Any Old Wind That Blows
1973 "Allegheny" 69 35 Johnny Cash and His Woman
1976 "Old Time Feeling" 26 24 Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles with Waylon Jennings[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[1]
CAN Country
1978 "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" 2 5 I Would Like to See You Again
1986 "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" 35 40 Heroes
"The Ballad of Forty Dollars" 50
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[1]
CAN Country
1971 "A Song to Mama" The Carter Family 37 42 Travelin' Minstrel Band
1972 "The World Needs a Melody" 35 55
1984 "I Will Dance with You" Karen Brooks 45 Hearts on Fire
1993 "The Devil Comes Back to Georgia" Mark O'Connor (with Charlie Daniels,
Marty Stuart and Travis Tritt)
54 Heroes
1998 "I Walk the Line Revisited" Rodney Crowell 61 The Houston Kid
2003 "September When It Comes" Rosanne Cash Rules of Travel
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

B-sides[edit]

The following songs are B-sides that charted separately.

Year Single Peak chart positions Original A-side
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
CAN Country CAN AU
1955 "Folsom Prison Blues" 4 "So Doggone Lonesome"
1956 "Get Rhythm" flip "I Walk the Line"
1957 "Train of Love" 7 "There You Go"
"Don't Make Me Go" flip "Next in Line"
"Give My Love to Rose" 13 "Home of the Blues"
1958 "Big River" 4 14 "Ballad of a Teenage Queen"
"Come in Stranger" 6 66 9 "Guess Things Happen That Way"
"You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven" 5 24 "The Ways of a Woman in Love"
"What Do I Care" 7 52 57 "All Over Again"
1959 "I Just Thought You'd Like to Know" 85 89 "It's Just About Time"
"Thanks a Lot" 12 81 "Luther Played the Boogie"
"You Dreamer You" 13 "Frankie's Man, Johnny"
"Five Feet High and Rising" 14 76 "I Got Stripes"
1960 "I Love You Because" 20 "Straight A's in Love"
"Smiling Bill McCall" 13 110 77 "Seasons of My Heart"
"The Story of a Broken Heart" 107 "Down the Street to 301"
1964 "Dark as a Dungeon" 49 119 "Understand Your Man"
"Bad News" 8 5 "The Ballad of Ira Hayes"
1965 "The Streets of Laredo" 124 "Mister Garfield"
1969 "See Ruby Fall" flip 75 41 "Blistered"
1979 "I Wish I Was Crazy Again" (with Waylon Jennings) 22 25 "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang"
1982 "Chattanooga City Limit Sign" flip "The Reverend Mr. Black"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Single Director
1970 "Jackson" (with June Carter Cash)
1976 "One Piece at a Time"
1981 "The Baron"
1983 "Johnny 99"
1984 "The Chicken in Black"
1987 "Sixteen Tons"
"Let Him Roll"
1991 "Goin' by the Book" Coke Sams
1993 "The Devil Comes Back to Georgia"
(with Mark O'Connor, Charlie Daniels, Marty Stuart and Travis Tritt)
Gustavo Garzon
1994 "Delia's Gone" Anton Corbijn
"The Man Who Couldn't Cry"
1996 "Rusty Cage"
1999 "Folsom Prison Blues"
2001 "I Walk the Line Revisited" (with Rodney Crowell)
2002 "Hurt" Mark Romanek
2003 "September When It Comes" (with Rosanne Cash)
2006 "God's Gonna Cut You Down" Tony Kaye
2007 "Help Me"
2010 "Ain't No Grave" Chris Milk
2014 "She Used to Love Me a Lot" John Hillcoat

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 84–86. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 151. ISBN 0-89820-188-8. 
  3. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 16.04.2011 (wk13)". Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  • Whitburn, Joel. Joel Whitburn's Bubbling Under Singles & Albums (1998): 42.

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