The Man in Black – His Greatest Hits

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The Man In Black-His Greatest Hits
Compilation album by Johnny Cash
Released 1999
Recorded 1955-1985
Genre Country, rock and roll, gospel
Label Columbia
Johnny Cash chronology
VH1 Storytellers: Johnny Cash & Willie Nelson
The Man In Black - His Greatest Hits
16 Biggest Hits
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[1]

The Man In Black-His Greatest Hits is a compilation album released on Columbia Records in 1999. It is a two disc set including 30 songs (15 on each disc). Even though it was released on the Columbia label, it does contain some of his Sun recordings, which were allowed to fall in the Public Domain, as well as his Columbia recordings.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One:

  1. "Folsom Prison Blues [Live]"
  2. "I Walk the Line"
  3. "Guess Things Happen That Way"
  4. "Jackson (with June Carter Cash)"
  5. "Ballad of a Teenage Queen"
  6. "Flesh and Blood"
  7. "Daddy Sang Bass"
  8. "A Boy Named Sue [Live]"
  9. "Don't Take Your Guns to Town"
  10. "Ring of Fire"
  11. "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang (with Waylon Jennings)"
  12. "Big River"
  13. "The Rebel - Johnny Yuma"
  14. "What Is Truth"
  15. "One Piece at a Time"

Disc Two:

  1. "Man in Black"
  2. "Understand Your Man"
  3. "There You Go"
  4. "Tennessee Flat Top Box"
  5. "Girl from the North Country (with Bob Dylan)"
  6. "Sunday Morning Coming Down"
  7. "Five Feet High and Rising"
  8. "Orange Blossom Special"
  9. "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky"
  10. "Highwayman (with Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, and Willie Nelson)"
  11. "If I Were a Carpenter (with June Carter Cash) "
  12. "A Thing Called Love"
  13. "The Ballad of Ira Hayes"
  14. "I Still Miss Someone"
  15. "Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 63


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Man in Black: His Greatest Hits – Johnny Cash". AllMusic. Retrieved September 13, 2013.