Vote for Your Favorite Johnny Cash Song Now!
Johnny Cash has a ton of hit songs that are truly American favorites. Fans both young and old alike have cherished his music through the years, even since his death in 2003. No matter what you're feeling in your heart, Johnny Cash has a song for it.
Johnny Cash is more than just one of the best-selling music artists of all time, he's an American legend. He's often regarded as one of the most influential figures in post-World War II country music. Cash has a unique sound and even more intriguing message that fans just couldn't (and still can't!) seem to get enough of.
What are some of your all-time favorite Johnny Cash songs? We've put together a list of some of his most popular tracks ever released. Go ahead and vote for your top picks, you might be surprised to see how many people agree!
Ring Of Fire
The lyrics in Ring of Fire are from a love letter written to the artist. Released in 1963, this song made a huge splash in the country music industry.
Sunday Morning Coming Down
Sunday Morning Coming Down is a track that gives fans a look into some of the raw emotions the artist felt at the time. Today, it's still a huge hit for country music.
Folsom Prison Blues
Folsom Prison Blues paints the picture of a man behind bars, originally prompting fans to believe Cash was an ex-convict. Although it was later revealed he never spent time in prison, the song's message is still strong.
Cash's song Hurt was released in 2003, a late stage in his career. His lyrics are a very honest confession of a life long struggle with demons.
Man In Black
Man In Black reveals the truth behind Cash's involvement with social activism, and seems to give listeners an explanation to why he's always dressed in black.
I Walk The Line
The lyrics for I Walk the Line were inspired by Cash's undying love for his first wife, Vivian Liberto.
Flesh And Blood
This 1970 hit song is a painfully realistic rendition of love. There's no doubt it was inspired by his newfound romance with June Carter.
Understand Your Man
The lyrics of Understand Your Man tells the story of a man who demands certain things of his significant other, or he would be leaving. It's a bit cocky and selfish, but it's totally honest.
The One On The Right Is On The Left
This 1966 song is a comical take on politics, more specifically the differences between the left and the right. It reminds listeners that you can always find a reason to laugh when things get tough.
Don’t Take Your Guns To Town
Don’t Take Your Guns To Town is a true western anthem that was inspired by Cash's close relationship with his mother.