Now Here's Johnny Cash

Now Here's Johnny Cash is a compilation album by American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. It was released on June 26, 1961, by Sun Records after Cash had left the label and signed with Columbia Records. The album is made up of songs Cash recorded for Sun prior to leaving the label. The album was re-issued in 2003 by Varèse Sarabande, with five bonus tracks. In 2007 it was re-released with Greatest! on one CD.

Now Here's Johnny Cash
Compilation album by
ReleasedJune 26, 1961
RecordedSeptember 1954–July 17, 1958
LengthOriginal: 27:13
Re-issue: 38:39
Johnny Cash chronology
Johnny Cash Sings Hank Williams
Now Here's Johnny Cash
Hymns from the Heart
Singles from Now Here's Johnny Cash
  1. "Hey, Porter"
    Released: June 21, 1955
  2. "The Story of a Broken Heart" / "Down the Street to 301"
    Released: June 14, 1960
  3. "Oh Lonesome Me"
    Released: December 10, 1960
  4. "Sugartime"
    Released: May 26, 1961
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic [1]

Track listing edit

Side one
1."Sugartime"Odis Echols, Charlie Phillips1:48
2."Down the Street to 301"Jack Clement2:06
3."Life Goes On"Cash, Clement2:02
4."Port of Lonely Hearts"Cash2:36
5."Cry! Cry! Cry!"Cash2:29
6."My Treasure"Cash1:16
Side two
7."Oh Lonesome Me"Don Gibson2:30
8."So Doggone Lonesome"Cash2:37
9."You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven"Jim Atkins, Cash, Hoyt Johnson2:40
10."The Story of a Broken Heart"Sam Phillips2:11
11."Hey, Porter"Cash2:15
12."Home of the Blues"Cash, Glen Douglas, Vic McAlpin2:43
Bonus tracks
13."I Couldn't Keep from Crying"Marty Robbins2:03
14."Sugartime" (Undubbed Master)Odis Echols, Charlie Phillips1:47
15."My Treasure" (Undubbed Master)Cash2:19
16."Oh Lonesome Me" (Undubbed Master)Don Gibson2:31
17."Home of the Blues" (Undubbed Master)Cash, Glen Douglas, Vic McAlpin2:46
Total length:38:39

Personnel edit

Additional personnel

  • Sam Phillips - Producer
  • Jack Clement - Producer
  • Cary E. Mansfield - Reissue Producer
  • Bill Dahl - Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
  • Dan Hersch - Digital Remastering
  • Bill Pitzonka - Art Direction, Design

Charts edit

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Position
1960 "Down the Street to 301" Pop Singles 85
1960 "Oh Lonesome Me" Country Singles 13
1960 "Oh Lonesome Me" Pop Singles 93

References edit