The Christmas Spirit is the first Christmas album ever released by Johnny Cash.
Originally released in 1963, it contains holiday classics as well as four compositions by Cash himself. Youll no doubt enjoy the sound of the beautifully remastered songs on this CD (as opposed to MP3's that contain less information, which translate into compromised sound).
From solo acoustic recordings cut at the House of Cash studio in Nashville to raucous live concerts taped at the Newport Folk Festival, the White House, and more; this is Johnny Cash as you’ve always known him, and never yet heard him. From the Summer of 1969 through the final show in March 1971, The Johnny Cash TV Show established Johnny as a true artist and exposed America to an eclectic array of musical talent.
Includes his hits I Walk the Line and A Boy Named Sue plus Stand By Your Man Tammy Wynette; I've Been Everywhere Johnny Cash & Lynn Anderson; Johnny One Time Brenda Lee; Ring of Fire Ray Charles, and more.
Recorded in 1976, this is only one of two prison concerts Cash ever recorded for broadcast and features legendary performers Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt and Roy Clark performing their greatest hits.
Hidden in the vaults of Sony Music Entertainment, and now unearthed, enjoy a dozen rare tracks from Cash’s legendary career with LIFE UNHEARD.
There have been many collaborations in musical history that were clearly meant to be, almost too many to speak of, but the union of Johnny Cash and Sun record's Sam Phillips is one that deserves to be celebrated time and time again. to Folsom Prison Blues to I Walk The Line, Cash's ascendancy into the realm of Rock and Roll royalty can be clearly traced, and who better to lead him there than the man who discovered the King. Celebrating one of the most legendary and diverse careers of all time, Johnny Cash The Greatest series highlights and honors the various musical sides of Johnny Cash.
When he teamed up with another artist, Cash was able to align his core beliefs and talents with some of the biggest and best names in music.