Johnny Cash: Hot and Blue Guitar (Vinyl LP)
Sundazed Music Inc.
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From the minute he walked into Sun Studios, Johnny Cash began a career that would see him become one of the biggest and most influential musicians of our time. Though only on Sun from 1955-58, Johnny made some of his most legendary recordings there. When he moved on to Columbia Records, Johnny left behind a large cache of material which Sun happily compiled and released on LPs throughout the 60's, mixing Cash's singles-sides with previously unissued recordings. The resulting platters were a goldmine for fans eager to hear more from country's newest superstar. From the original Sun masters, featuring many raw, in-the-studio sides (sans overdubs) - the Man in Black has never sounded better! A gritty bodacious masterpiece! Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar was not only Cash's debut album, it was also the first full-length LP released by Sun. The LP's twelve tracks include one side of his debut single, Cry, Cry, Cry, along with two of his best-known recordings, Folsom Prison Blues and I Walk the Line. Backed by The Tennessee Two, Luther Perkins on guitar and Marshall Grant on bass, the tracks are spare, direct and intense. Cash's distinctive boom-chicka rhythm propels every song as his commanding voice captures and holds the listener. The Rock Island Line 2:08, I Heard That Lonesome Whistle Written-By - Williams Davis 2:21, Country Boy 1:48, If the Good Lord's Willingm Written-By - Jerry Reed 1:37, Cry Cry Cry 2:25, Remember Me Written-By - Hamblen 1:56, Doggone Lonesome 2:33, I Was There When It Happened Written-By - Jones Davis 2:13, I Walk the Line 2:42, The Wreck of Old '97 1:42, Folsom Prison Blues 2:47, Doin' My Time Written-By - Jimmie Skinner 2:33