Five Feet High and Rising

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Five Feet High and Rising
Five Feet High and Rising (Cash album).jpg
Compilation album by Johnny Cash
Released 1974
Genre Country, folk
Label Columbia
Johnny Cash chronology
Junkie and the Juicehead Minus Me
Five Feet High and Rising
The Johnny Cash Children's Album

Five Feet High and Rising is a compilation album of songs performed by country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1974 on Columbia Records.

The album is made of songs from the 1960s up to the album Junkie and the Juicehead Minus Me. It rose to #33 on the Billboard Album chart.

The song of the same name was referenced by De La Soul with the title "Three Feet High and Rising" for their 1989 debut album.

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Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "In Them Old Cottonfields Back Home" Lead Belly 2:33
2. "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" Hank Williams 2:38
3. "Frankie's Man Johnny" Johnny Cash 2:17
4. "In the Jailhouse Now" Jimmie Rodgers 2:22
5. "My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You" Lee Ross, Bob Wills 2:23
6. "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" Cash 3:04
7. "Great Speckled Bird" Roy Carter, Guy Smith 2:04
8. "Five Feet High and Rising" Cash 1:49
9. "I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know" Cecil A. Null 2:29


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 Country Albums 33