The Adventures of Johnny Cash

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The Adventures of Johnny Cash
Studio album by Johnny Cash
Released August 1982
Recorded January 1981 - February 1982; Jack Clement's home studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country
Length 30:07
Label Columbia
Producer Jack Clement
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The Adventures of Johnny Cash is the 68th album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released on Columbia Records in 1982 (see 1982 in music). "Georgia on a Fast Train" and "We Must Believe in Magic" were both released as singles with minor chart success: "Georgia on a Fast Train" got as high as #55 C&W while the latter peaked at a lowly #84 C&W.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Georgia on a Fast Train" Billy Joe Shaver 2:34
2. "John's" Joseph Allen 3:33
3. "Fair Weather Friends" Joseph Allen, Johnny Cash 2:51
4. "Paradise" John Prine 3:10
5. "We Must Believe in Magic" Bob McDill, Allen Reynolds 2:28
6. "Only Love" Roger Cook, Sandy Mason, John Prine 3:18
7. "Good Old American Guest" Merle Haggard 3:20
8. "I'll Cross Over Jordan" Peck Chandler 2:47
9. "Sing a Song" Tommy Cisco 2:51
10. "Ain't Gonna Hobo No More" Don Devaney 3:15


  • Johnny Cash - vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bob Wootton, Mike Elliot, Jerry Hensley, Jack Clement - guitar
  • Marty Stuart - guitar, mandolin, photography
  • John Hartford - fiddle, banjo
  • Joe Allen - bass
  • W.S. Holland, Kenny Malone - drums, percussion
  • Earl Poole Ball, Charles Cochran - piano, keyboards
  • Jack "Stack-a-Track" Grochmal - ukulele, engineer, mixing
  • The Mike Elliot String Quartet - Lennie Haight, Mark Feldman - violin, Kristin Wilkinson - viola, John Catchings - cello
  • June Carter Cash, Cindy Cash, Marty Stuart, Rachel Peer, Sandy Mason, Kathy Johnson, Joe Allen, Alan O'Bryant - background vocals


Singles - Billboard (North America)

Chart Debut/Year Single Chart Position
August 1982 "Georgia on a Fast Train" Country Singles 55
February 1983 "We Must Believe in Magic" Country Singles 84

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