Kate (Johnny Cash song)

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Single by Johnny Cash
from the album A Thing Called Love
B-side"Miracle Man"
ReleasedApril 7, 1972
Songwriter(s)Marty Robbins
Producer(s)Larry Butler
Johnny Cash singles chronology
"A Thing Called Love"
"If I Had a Hammer"

"Kate" is a song written by Marty Robbins and recorded by American country music artist Johnny Cash. It was released in March 1972 as the third single from his album A Thing Called Love. The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]. The song was originally recorded by Rex Allen on a 1961 single with the title "You Put Me Here (Sure as Your Name's Kate)" issued on San Antonio-based Hacienda Records Catalog No. WW-007.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 75
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 89


  1. ^ "Johnny Cash singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for June 24, 1972". RPM. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Johnny Cash Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Johnny Cash Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.

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