The Johnny Cash Songs

Performed By

The Folsom Prison Gang

Johnny Cash stands alone as the American icon that created the genuine, unique and highly recognizable "American sound" that is almost a genre unto itself (read our blog entry What Genre is the music of Johnny Cash?). With a library of almost 1,500 recorded songs to choose from, there is no shortage of great Johnny Cash music that can be performed at any event. The following lists, grouped by the major phases of Johnny's career, are most of the songs performed by The Folsom Prison Gang. You can click on a song title for more information about that particular song.
A Boy Named Sue

Year Released:  1969
Country Charts:  1
Billboard Charts:  2
A poem by Shel Silverstein that Johnny Cash immortalized in 1969 when he performed it live at San Quentin State Prison. This song spent weeks on both the Country and Billboard Hot 100 charts and is another one of Johnny Cash's signature songs that everyone knows.