Brief Song Background
While many songs employ a serious mood, this Mac Wiseman’s single took a different style. Composer Cy Cohen wrote the lyrics of “Johnny’s Cash and Charley’s Pride”. It was recorded in 1970 and released as the title track of Mac Wiseman’s album Johnny’s Cash and Charley’s Pride. Based on Billboard’s chart history, the song reached to No. 38 on January 17, 1970, and stayed on the chart for nine weeks. The Voice with a Heart, Wiseman performed a stern rendition of the song. Although such style was quite contrary the humorous vibe that sparks from its lyrics, it was indeed well-delivered.
The Country Legends Featured on the Song’s Lyrics
Artists in the music industry usually come together in certain important events such as concerts, awarding ceremonies, and the like. That’s what we thought. But there’s one instance where some of our country music favorites were joint together and such meeting was quite hilarious. Apart from Johnny Cash and Charley Pride, over 20 more country music stars were present in this Wiseman’s song. They are Dolly Parton, Buck Owen, Bonnie Guitar, Sue Thompson, Conway Twitty, Johnny Wright, Kitty Wells, Johnny Paycheck, Charlie Walker, Warner Mack, Merle Haggard, Homer & Jethro, Dottie West Billy Ed Wheeler, Minnie Pearl, Stonewall Jackson, Tex Ritter, Jeannie C. Riley, Billy Grammer, Hank Snows, Ben Colder, Sheb Wooley, Faron Young, Ferlin Husky, Murv Shiner, Jack Greene, Claud Gray, Jim Ed Brown, and Carl Belew. I hope I didn’t miss anyone. Anyway, you can check them out from the music video below.
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Charley's Pride, Cy Cohen, Johnny's Cash, Mac Wiseman
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