Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash

Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash is a compilation album by American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. It was released in 1964 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 with 5 bonus tracks. These tracks are alternate or incomplete takes of songs that were already on the album.

Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash
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ReleasedNovember 23, 1964
LengthNormal: 27:06
Bonus: 41:13
ProducerSam Phillips
Johnny Cash chronology
Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian
Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash
Orange Blossom Special
Singles from Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash
  1. "Wide Open Road"
    Released: May 1, 1964
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Track listing edit

Side one
1."Always Alone"Ted Daffan1:52
2."Country Boy"Johnny Cash1:53
3."Goodnight Irene"Lead Belly, John A. Lomax2:42
4."Wide Open Road"Cash2:36
5."Thanks a Lot"Charlie Rich2:39
6."Big River"Cash2:33
Side two
8."Born to Lose"Frankie Brown, Daffan2:12
9."New Mexico"Johnny Johnson, Leon Lambson2:06
10."I Forgot to Remember to Forget"Charlie Feathers, Stan Kesler1:55
11."Two Timin' Woman"Cash, Ron Hacker1:58
12."Story of a Broken Heart"Sam Phillips2:14
Bonus tracks
13."Wide Open Road" (Undubbed Master)Cash2:30
14."Big River" (Alternate Take)Cash3:16
15."Born to Lose" (Undubbed Master)Brown, Daffan2:09
16."Story of a Broken Heart" (Alternate Take)Phillips2:33
17."Get Rhythm" (Alternate Take)Cash2:15
18."One More Ride" (Incomplete Take)Bob Nolan1:24
Total length:41:13

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