Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedJune 1967
RecordedAugust 13, 1958 – January 11, 1967
GenreCountry, rock and roll, folk, rockabilly
ProducerDon Law, Frank Jones
Johnny Cash chronology
Happiness is You
Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Carryin' On with Johnny Cash & June Carter
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Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 is a compilation album by country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1967 (see 1967 in music) on Columbia Records. It is notable in that it marks the first appearance of "Jackson", Cash's famous duet with his future wife, June Carter. The track would appear on Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter in August of that same year. The album was certified Gold on 7/24/1969 and Platinum and 2x Platinum on 11/21/1986 by the RIAA.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
1."Jackson" (duet with June Carter Cash)Billy Edd Wheeler, Jerry Leiber (as Gaby Rodgers)Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter (1967)2:48
2."I Walk the Line"CashI Walk the Line (1964)2:37
3."Understand Your Man"CashI Walk the Line (1964)2:45
4."Orange Blossom Special"Ervin T. RouseOrange Blossom Special (1965)3:08
5."The One on the Right Is on the Left"Jack ClementEverybody Loves a Nut (1966)2:50
6."Ring of Fire"Merle Kilgore, June CarterRing of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963)2:39
7."It Ain't Me, Babe"Bob DylanOrange Blossom Special (1965)3:04
8."The Ballad of Ira Hayes"Peter La FargeBitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian (1964)4:11
9."The Rebel – Johnny Yuma"Richard Markowitz, Andrew FenadyRing of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash (1963)1:54
10."Five Feet High and Rising"CashSongs of Our Soil (1959)1:49
11."Don't Take Your Guns to Town"CashThe Fabulous Johnny Cash (1959)3:01
Total length:30:46


AlbumBillboard (United States)

1967Country Albums1
1967Pop Albums82

SinglesBillboard (United States)

1967"Jackson"Country Singles2

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