The Legend of Johnny Cash Vol. II

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The Legend of Johnny Cash
Compilation album by Johnny Cash
Released November 21, 2006
Recorded 1955–2003
Genre Country, rock, folk, gospel
Label Island
Johnny Cash chronology
American V: A Hundred Highways
The Legend of Johnny Cash Vol. II
American VI: Ain't No Grave
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

The Legend of Johnny Cash, Vol. II is a compilation album by Johnny Cash, released on Island Records in 2006. The release was a result of the success of the 2005 career-spanning compilation The Legend of Johnny Cash. The follow-up similarly includes songs performed by Cash at various stages of his career, starting from "There You Go" from the mid-1950s and ending on a number of selections from the singer's American series, including a version of "In the Sweet By and By" from My Mother's Hymn Book and a live, orchestral version of Leonard Cohen's "Bird on a Wire".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "There You Go" Cash 2:18
2. "Home of the Blues" Cash, Douglas, McAlpin 2:40
3. "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" Clement 2:10
4. "The Ways of a Woman in Love" Justis, Rich 2:15
5. "I Still Miss Someone" Cash, Cash 2:36
6. "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" Cash 3:04
7. "The Long Black Veil" Dill, Wilkin 3:07
8. "The Ballad of Ira Hayes" Lafarge 4:09
9. "It Ain't Me Babe" Dylan 3:04
10. "Girl from the North Country" (duet with Bob Dylan; from his album Nashville Skyline) Dylan 3:42
11. "Daddy Sang Bass" Perkins 2:21
12. "Flesh and Blood" Cash 2:37
13. "The Night Hank Williams Came to Town" Braddock, Williams 3:24
14. "That Old Wheel" Pierce 2:52
15. "The Beast in Me" Lowe 2:46
16. "Unchained" Johnstone 2:51
17. "I Won't Back Down" Lynne, Petty 2:08
18. "I Hung My Head" Sting 3:53
19. "Bird on a Wire" (live) Cohen 4:10
20. "In the Sweet By and By" Traditional 2:24

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 28
U.S. Billboard 200 144

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