The Adventures of Johnny Cash

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The Adventures of Johnny Cash
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1982
RecordedJanuary 1981 – February 1982
StudioJack Clement's home studio, Nashville, Tennessee
ProducerJack Clement
Johnny Cash chronology
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Singles from The Adventures of Johnny Cash
  1. "Georgia on a Fast Train"
    Released: July 1982
  2. "Fair Weather Friends"
    Released: October 1982
  3. "We Must Believe in Magic"
    Released: January 1983
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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]

1."Georgia on a Fast Train"Billy Joe Shaver2:34
2."John's"Joseph Allen3:33
3."Fair Weather Friends"Joseph Allen, Johnny Cash2:51
4."Paradise"John Prine3:10
5."We Must Believe in Magic"Bob McDill, Allen Reynolds2:28
6."Only Love"Roger Cook, Sandy Mason, John Prine3:18
7."Good Old American Guest"Merle Haggard3:20
8."I'll Cross Over Jordan"Peck Chandler2:47
9."Sing a Song"Tommy Cisco2:51
10."Ain't Gonna Hobo No More"Don Devaney3:15


  • 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


SinglesBillboard (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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