Blood, Sweat and Tears (album)

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Blood, Sweat, and Tears
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1963
RecordedJune 7, 1962 - August 22, 1962
Johnny Cash chronology
All Aboard the Blue Train
Blood, Sweat, and Tears
Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash
Singles from Blood, Sweat and Tears
  1. "Busted"
    Released: December 28, 1962
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Blood, Sweat and Tears is the fifteenth album by singer Johnny Cash, released in 1963 (see 1963 in music). It is a collection of songs about the American working man. This includes "The Legend of John Henry's Hammer" and "Busted", the latter of which would become a single. Both would also be performed by Cash during his famous 1968 concerts at Folsom Prison and be included in the 1999 extended reissue of the album, At Folsom Prison. The album was included on the Bear Family Records box set Come Along and Ride This Train.

Track listing[edit]

1."The Legend of John Henry's Hammer"Johnny Cash, June Carter9:03
2."Tell Him I'm Gone"Cash3:03
3."Another Man Done Gone"Vera Hall, Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Ruby Tartt, Cash2:35
4."Busted"Harlan Howard2:17
5."Casey Jones"Traditional; arranged Cash3:02
6."Nine Pound Hammer"Merle Travis3:15
7."Chain Gang"Howard2:40
8."Waiting for a Train"Jimmie Rodgers2:06
9."Roughneck"Sheb Wooley2:11
Total length:30:12


Additional personnel

  • Frank Jones - Producer
  • Don Law - Producer
  • Vic Anesini - Mastering (CD Reissue)
  • Frank Bez - Photography


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1963 Pop Albums 80

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1963 "Busted" Country Singles 13

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