The Johnny Cash Show (album)

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The Johnny Cash Show
Live album by Johnny Cash
Released October 1970
Genre Country
Length 28:32
Label Columbia
Producer Bob Johnston
Johnny Cash chronology
The World of Johnny Cash
(1970)
The Johnny Cash Show
(1970)
I Walk the Line
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Johnny Cash Show is the 35th overall album and live album by country singer Johnny Cash, recorded at the Grand Ole Opry and released on Columbia Records in 1970. Though one of Cash's lesser-known live records, it spawned the highly successful single "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", which helped kickstart the career of singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson. The song and album reached No. 1 on the Country charts. The album was certified Gold on 2/16/1995 by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" (Kris Kristofferson) – 4:04
  2. "Come Along and Ride This Train" (Cash) – 6:16
    "Six Days on the Road" (Earl Green, Carl Montgomery)
    "There Ain't No Easy Run" (Tom T. Hall, Dave Dudley)
    "Sailor on a Concrete Sea" (Merle Travis)
  3. "These Hands" (Eddie Noack) – 3:45
  4. "I'm Gonna Try to Be That Way" (Cash) – 3:24
  5. "Come Along and Ride This Train" (Cash) – 8:04
    "Mississippi Delta Land" (Harlan Howard)
    "Detroit City" (Mel Tillis, Danny Dill)
    "Uncloudy Day" (Joshua K. Alwood)
    "No Setting Sun" (Ruth Davis)
    "Mississippi Delta Land"
  6. "Here Was a Man" (Johnny Bond, Tex Ritter) – 2:56

Personnel[edit]

Additional Personnel[edit]

  • Produced by: Bob Johnston
  • Arranged and Conducted by: Bill Walker
  • "These Hands" Arranged by: Barry McDonald
  • Engineering: Neil Wilburn
  • Cover Photo: John Burg

Charts[edit]

Album - U.S. Billboard charts

Year Chart Position
1970 Country Albums 1
Pop Albums 44

Singles - U.S. Billboard charts

Year Single Chart Position
1970 "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" Country Singles 1
Pop Singles 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r105789