Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 (Johnny Cash album)

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Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedJuly 1967
RecordedAugust 13, 1958 – January 11, 1967
GenreCountry, rock and roll, folk, rockabilly
ProducerDon Law, Frank Jones
Johnny Cash chronology
Happiness is You
Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Carryin' on with Johnny Cash and June Carter
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link

Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 is a compilation album by country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1967 (see 1967 in music) on Columbia Records. It is notable in that it marks the first appearance of "Jackson", Cash's famous duet with his future wife, June Carter. The track would appear on Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter in August of that same year. The album was certified Gold on 7/24/1969 and Platinum and 2x Platinum on 11/21/1986 by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
1."Jackson" (duet with June Carter Cash)Billy Edd Wheeler, Jerry Leiber (as Gaby Rodgers)Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter (1967)2:48
2."I Walk the Line"CashI Walk the Line (1964)2:37
3."Understand Your Man"CashI Walk the Line (1964)2:45
4."Orange Blossom Special"Ervin T. RouseOrange Blossom Special (1965)3:08
5."The One on the Right Is on the Left"Jack ClementEverybody Loves a Nut (1966)2:50
6."Ring of Fire"Merle Kilgore, June CarterRing of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963)2:39
7."It Ain't Me, Babe"Bob DylanOrange Blossom Special (1965)3:04
8."The Ballad of Ira Hayes"Peter La FargeBitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian (1964)4:11
9."The Rebel – Johnny Yuma"Richard Markowitz, Andrew FenadyRing of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963)1:54
10."Five Feet High and Rising"CashSongs of Our Soil (1959)1:49
11."Don't Take Your Guns to Town"CashThe Fabulous Johnny Cash (1959)3:01
Total length:30:46


AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1967 Country Albums 1
1967 Pop Albums 82

Singles – Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1967 "Jackson" Country Singles 2

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