I Walk the Line (soundtrack album)

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Not to be confused with Walk the Line (soundtrack) or I Walk the Line (1964 album)
I Walk the Line
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Soundtrack album by Johnny Cash
ReleasedNovember 1970
Recorded1970
GenreCountry
Length26:29
LabelColumbia Records
ProducerBob Johnston
Johnny Cash chronology
The Johnny Cash Show
(1970)
I Walk the Line
(1970)
Little Fauss and Big Halsy
(1971)
Singles from I Walk the Line
  1. "Flesh and Blood"
    Released: October 1970

I Walk the Line is a soundtrack album to a 1970 film of the same name starring Gregory Peck. Released that same year on Columbia Records, it is, in essence, a country album by Johnny Cash (his 36th), as the entire soundtrack is composed solely of Cash songs, including a rearranged version of the famous title song. Also included is "Flesh and Blood", a ballad written by Cash which reached the top of the Country charts. The album is released on CD in 1999 backed with the soundtrack Little Fauss and Big Halsy [Bear Family Records 4000127161307]. The Bear Family release features an alternate longer version of the title song.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Johnny Cash except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Flesh and Blood" 2:39
2."I Walk the Line" (abbreviated version) 2:59*
3."Hungry" 1:40
4."This Town" 2:30
5."This Side of the Law" 2:54
6."Flesh and Blood" (instrumental version) 2:10
7."'Cause I Love You" 1:48
8."'Cause I Love You" (instrumental version) 1:46
9."The World's Gonna Fall on You" 2:06
10."Face of Despair" 3:36
11."Standing on the Promises" / "Amazing Grace"Celso Carter / John Newton, Bill Walker3:04
12."Cause I Love You" (Bear Family CD bonus track) (string instrumental) 0:27
13."Amazing Grace" (Bear Family CD bonus track)John Newton, Bill Walker2:01

*This is the running abbreviated time on the original Columbia Vinyl release. The full version timed at 3:29 was released on the Bear Family CD I Walk The Line/Little Fauss And Big Halsy

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1970 Country Albums 9
1970 Pop Albums 176

Singles – Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1970 "Flesh and Blood" Country Singles 1
1970 "Flesh and Blood" Pop Singles 54

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