Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 (Johnny Cash album)

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Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Greatest hits album by Johnny Cash
Released July 1967
Recorded 1967
Genre Country, folk, rockabilly
Length 30:46
Label Columbia
Producer Don Law, Frank Jones
Johnny Cash chronology
Happiness is You
Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Carryin' on with Johnny Cash and June Carter
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 is a compilation album by country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1967 (see 1967 in music) on Columbia Records. It is notable in that it marks the first appearance of "Jackson", Cash's famous duet with his future wife, June Carter. The track would appear on Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter in August of that same year. The album was certified Gold on 7/24/1969 and Platinum and 2x Platinum on 11/21/1986 by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original Album Length
1. "Jackson" (duet with June Carter Cash) Billy Edd Wheeler, Jerry Leiber (as Gaby Rodgers) 2:48
2. "I Walk the Line"   Cash I Walk the Line (1964) 2:37
3. "Understand Your Man"   Cash I Walk the Line (1964) 2:45
4. "Orange Blossom Special"   Ervin T. Rouse Orange Blossom Special (1965) 3:08
5. "The One on the Right Is on the Left"   Jack Clement Everybody Loves a Nut (1966) 2:50
6. "Ring of Fire"   Merle Kilgore, June Carter Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963) 2:39
7. "It Ain't Me, Babe"   Bob Dylan Orange Blossom Special (1965) 3:04
8. "The Ballad of Ira Hayes"   Peter La Farge Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian (1964) 4:11
9. "The Rebel - Johnny Yuma"   Richard Markowitz, Andrew Fenady Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963) 1:54
10. "Five Feet High and Rising"   Cash Songs of Our Soil (1959) 1:49
11. "Don't Take Your Guns to Town"   Cash The Fabulous Johnny Cash (1959) 3:01
Total length:


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1967 Country Albums 1
1967 Pop Albums 82

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1967 "Jackson" Country Singles 2

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