Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash

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Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash
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Compilation album by
Various artists
ReleasedSeptember 24, 2002
GenreCountry, rock and roll
Length45:39
LabelLegacy
ProducerJeb Brian, Thom Cadley, Bruce Springsteen, Marty Stuart
Various artists chronology
Dressed in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash
(2002)
Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash
(2002)
Johnny's Blues: A Tribute To Johnny Cash
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]

Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash is a tribute album to country singer Johnny Cash, released on Legacy Recordings on September 24, 2002 (see 2002 in music), several days after the previous tribute album to Cash, Dressed in Black. The record features several legendary musicians, including Little Richard and Bob Dylan, as well as Cash's daughter Rosanne. It concentrates primarily on Cash's biggest hits, such as "Folsom Prison Blues", "Hey Porter" and "I Walk the Line", although "Ring of Fire", one of Cash's most well-known songs, was not covered.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Understand Your Man"Dwight Yoakam3:13
2."I Still Miss Someone"Rosanne Cash3:14
3."Train of Love"Bob Dylan3:23
4."Get Rhythm"Little Richard3:02
5."Folsom Prison Blues"Keb Mo'3:53
6."I Walk the Line"Travis Tritt4:18
7."Big River"Hank Williams, Jr.3:07
8."Give My Love to Rose"Bruce Springsteen2:55
9."Don't Take Your Guns to Town"Charlie Robison3:46
10."Flesh and Blood"Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sheryl Crow and Emmylou Harris3:44
11."Hardin Wouldn't Run"Steve Earle4:23
12."Hey Porter"Marty Stuart2:32
13."Meet Me in Heaven"Janette Carter, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Earl Scruggs, Connie Smith, Marty Stuart and Darrin Vincent3:21
14."For Luther (I Walk the Line Reprise)"The Mudcats0:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Dwight Yoakam - Vocals
  • Rosanne Cash - Vocals
  • Bob Dylan - Vocals
  • Little Richard - Vocals
  • Keb Mo' - Vocals
  • Travis Tritt - Vocals
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - Vocals
  • Charlie Robison - Vocals
  • Mary Chapin Carpener - Vocals
  • Sheryl Crow - Vocals
  • Emmylou Harris - Vocals
  • Steve Earle - Vocals
  • Janette Carter - Vocals
  • Johnny Cash - Vocals
  • June Carter Cash - Vocals
  • Earl Scruggs - Vocals
  • Connie Smith - Vocals
  • Darrin Vincent - Vocals
  • Marty Stuart - Vocals, Producer
  • Bruce Springsteen - Vocals, Producer
  • The Mudcats - Performers
  • Chad Hailey - Engineer
  • Claude "Swifty" Achille - Engineer

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 17
U.S. Billboard 200 140

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