Top Ten Johnny Cash Songs


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41 Wayfaring Stranger Wayfaring Stranger
42 Understand Your Man Understand Your Man

Great bookend to "I walk the Line". The beginning and ending of a marriage. There are better Johnny Cash songs, but in context this is one worth listening to.

43 The One On the Right Is On the Left The One On the Right Is On the Left
44 Look at Them Beans Look at Them Beans
45 You Are My Sunshine You Are My Sunshine
46 She Used to Love Me a Lot She Used to Love Me a Lot

A lost classic. The Elvis Costello produced version is as good as any of Cash's best songs.

What? 68? Johnny Cash would die again if he saw this...

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47 Solitary Man Solitary Man

This is my favourite Cash cover, right next to Hurt. Should be much higher on the list.

Come on, this is a great song, it should be at least in the top 15.

Are you joking? 28? This is the best cash song!

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48 San Quentin San Quentin

I don't understand how this song is not on the top list. Great lyrics and rhythm

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49 One One

Only cover that comes close to besting U2's version! Damn it, it's one of his best... Certainly top 10!

Definitely one of his best songs

There're few covers better than the originals. This is surely one of them

50 Ballad of a Teenage Queen Ballad of a Teenage Queen

Amazing lyrics. Amazing voice. Amazing song.

51 Rose of My Heart Rose of My Heart

This song is so beautiful I can't't stop lisstening to it. I can't believe it's 46 on the list!

It is my number one song.Johnny Cash sung this song with feeling,and this song has the most touching lyrics.No song can describe a mans love for his woman,like Rose of My Heart.

52 On the Evening Train On the Evening Train

I can't believe I'm the one adding this to the list, it must already be with the top 15!

53 Tennessee Flat-Top Box Tennessee Flat-Top Box

There is a story that when Rosanne Cash (Johnny's Daughter) covered this song, she did not know it was written and first sung by her father; and that this song and her covering it healed a rift between them. I do not know if that is all true, but this song and both of their versions are great. If you only know Johnny's later in life work, give this one a listen.

54 It's All Over It's All Over V 1 Comment
55 Cool Water Cool Water
56 I Got Stripes I Got Stripes

A absolute classic! Ingenuous and strong.

57 Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog
58 Spiritual Spiritual
59 The Legend of John Henry's Hammer The Legend of John Henry's Hammer
60 It Ain't Me, Babe It Ain't Me, Babe

Just Johnny and June, what a beautiful love story

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