Home of the Blues
|"Home of the Blues"|
|Single by Johnny Cash|
|from the album Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous|
|B-side||"Give My Love to Rose"|
|Released||August 10, 1957|
|Recorded||July 1, 1957|
|Genre||Rockabilly, country blues|
Douglas L. McAlphin
Glenn Douglas Tubb
|Johnny Cash singles chronology|
"Home of the Blues" is a Johnny Cash song about his unhappy childhood. It was recorded on July 1, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee and released as a single in August of the same year. It was also included as the eleventh track of his second album Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous. The song was written by Johnny Cash, Douglas L. McAlphin and Glenn Douglas Tubb and produced by Jack Clement.
Partial ownership of the song is held by Florida businessman John Palumbo.
A cover was done by Owl City in early 2012.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||3|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||88|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 74.
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