The Man In Black - His Greatest Hits

The Man In Black - His Greatest Hits

Johnny Cash

There have been no shortage of Johnny Cash compilations over the years, particularly of his classic Columbia recordings. There's something for whatever your taste — single-disc compilations with just the hits and extravagant multi-disc box sets tracing his entire career. Man in Black: Greatest Hits falls somewhere in between, presenting a comprehensive 30-song overview of (primarily) Cash's work for Columbia. That means the bulk of his groundbreaking Sun work is missing — "I Walk the Line," "Ballad of a Teenage Queen," and "Guess Things Happen That Way" are here, but classics such as "Get Rhythm," "Cry! Cry! Cry!," and "Folsom Prison Blues" (included in a later live version) aren't — but they're all available on Rhino's excellent Sun Years collection; this is notable for being an affordable and relatively exhaustive overview of the Columbia years, which is something that hasn't been attempted before this collection. There may be a few hits and cult favorites missing from this compilation, but it does a stellar job in featuring the best, most important cuts from Cash's prolific years with the label, and it makes an excellent companion to The Sun Years for the serious Cash fan on a budget.

Album Tracks

Song Title Length
Ring of Fire 0:00
There Ain't No Good Chain Gang 0:00
Big River 0:00
The Rebel-Johnny Yuma 0:00
What Is Truth 0:00
One Piece At a Time 0:00
Folsom Prison Blues 0:00
I Walk the Line 0:00
Guess Things Happen That Way 0:00
Jackson 0:00
Ballad of a Teenage Queen 0:00
Flesh and Blood 0:00
Daddy Sang Bass 0:00
A Boy Named Sue 0:00
Don't Take Your Guns to Town 0:00
Highwayman 0:00
If I Were a Carpenter 0:00
A Thing Called Love 0:00
The Ballad of Ira Hayes 0:00
I Still Miss Someone 0:00
Were You There (When They Crucified My Lord) 0:00
Man In Black 0:00
Understand Your Man 0:00
There You Go 0:00
Tennessee Flat-Top Box 0:00
Girl from the North Country 0:00
Sunday Morning Coming Down 0:00
Five Feet High and Rising 0:00
Orange Blossom Special 0:00
(Ghost) Riders In the Sky 0:00

Johnny Cash Albums

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