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Single by Johnny Cash
from the album Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
B-side "See Ruby Fall"
Released October 1969
Recorded 1969
Genre Country
Length 2:25
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Billy Ed Wheeler
Producer(s) Bob Johnston
Johnny Cash singles chronology
"Get Rhythm"
"If I Were a Carpenter"

"Blistered" is a song recorded by American country music artist Johnny Cash. It was released in October 1969 as the first single from his album Hello, I'm Johnny Cash. The song peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2] The song was written by Billy Ed Wheeler.

"Blistered" was also featured as an album track on "And Then Along Comes...The Association" (Valiant Records, June, 1966). This version featured Russ Giguere on vocals and had a quick-tempo rock and roll sound.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969–1970) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 4
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 50
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ "Johnny Cash singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for January 10, 1970". RPM. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 

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Preceded by
"(I'm So) Afraid of Losing You Again"
by Charley Pride
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

January 10, 1970
Succeeded by
"Baby, Baby (I Know You're a Lady)"
by David Houston