April 18

The Man In Black’s “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”: Cash’s Number 1 Album


The Man In Black’s “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”: Cash’s Number 1 Album 1

Back on April 18, 1970, the album “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash” became the number 1 album of the “Man In Black” himself Johnny Cash. It wiped out all the other most significant artists and their albums. It was certified gold by RIAA at the time of its release on January 29, 1970.

Furthermore, this album was Cash’s 33rd album. It was released by Columbia Records; his label which mainly boosted his musical career.

Two songs on this album created rounds and made history like “If I Were A Carpenter.” The song was a duet with Cash’s wife June Carter Cash. Due to their outstanding performance, they bagged the award “Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal” in 1971 at the Grammys. Also, the song topped No.2 on the country charts that year.

On the other hand, the album included the very first song of Kris Kristofferson covered by the “Man In Black” entitled “To Beat The Devil.” With this, both had numerous collaborations after the release of the single and album.

The Other Songs…


Devil To Pay

Cause I Love You

See Ruby Fall

Route No.1, Box 144

Sing A Travelling Song

If I Were A Carpenter

To Beat The Devil


Wrinkled Crinkled Wadded Dollar Bill

I’ve Got A Thing About Trains

Jesus Was A Carpenter

The Production…

Without the help of the other notable people, the album hasn’t created. These were Carl Perkins, Bob Wootton, and Jerry Shook who mainly maneuvered the guitar as well as Norman Blake. Additionally, Marshall Grant helped with the bass guitar and W.S Holland on drums. Bill Pursell organized the piano, George Tidwell on trumpet, and The Carter Family on background vocals. All in all, Robert Honablue schemed the entire technicality of the production.

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