Mercury MER 255:  The Night Hank Williams Came to Town / I’d Rather Have You (UK)

Released Date    1987

The Night Hank Williams Came To Town

Artists: Johnny Cash with Waylon Jennings // Composers: Bobby Braddock & Charlie Williams // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 1st October 1986 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

I’d Rather Have You

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 30th September 1986 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

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Mercury MER 263:  Sixteen Tons / The Big Light (UK)

Released Date    1987

Sixteen Tons

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Merle Travis // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 13th January 1987 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville         .

The Big Light

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Elvis Costello // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 3rd September 1986 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

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Mercury MER 286:  Get Rhythm / Ring Of Fire (UK)

Released Date    1986

Get Rhythm

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Johnny Cash & Jimmy Tittle // Initial Recording Date: 3rd December 1987 // Recording Venue: Gospel Country Network, Nashville.

Ring Of Fire

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composers: June Carter & Merle Kilgore // Producers: Johnny Cash & Jimmy Tittle // Initial Recording Date: 3rd December 1987 // Recording Venue: Gospel Country Network, Nashville.

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Mercury MER 340:  The Mystery of Life / I’m An Easy Rider (UK)

Released Date    1991

The Mystery of Life

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Joe Nixon // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 4th September 1986 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

I’m An Easy Rider

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 7th September 1990 // Recording Venue: Cowboy Arms Hotel and Recording Spa, Nashville.

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Mercury 872 420 7:  Ballad of a Teenage Queen / That Old Wheel (Canada)

Released Date    1988

Although this has the same Catalogue No. as the USA release, it has an alternative b-side.

Ballad of a Teenage Queen

Artist: Johnny Cash with Rosanne Cash & The Everly Brothers // Composer: Jack Clement // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 7th March 1988 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

That Old Wheel

Artists: Johnny Cash with Hank Williams Jr. // Composer: Jennifer Pierce // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 2nd March 1988 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

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Mercury 888 459 7:  The Night Hank Williams Came to Town / I’d Rather Have You (Australasia)

Released Date    June 1987

The Night Hank Williams Came To Town

Artists: Johnny Cash with Waylon Jennings // Composers: Bobby Braddock & Charlie Williams // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 1st October 1986 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

Chart History: Billboard Country Charts – Charted: 28th March 1987 / No of weeks: 11 / High position: 43

I’d Rather Have You

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 30th September 1986 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

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Mercury 888 684 7:    Sixteen Tons / Heavy Metal (Don’t Mean Rock And Roll To Me) (Holland)

Released Date    1987

Sixteen Tons

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Merle Travis // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 13th January 1987 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville        

Heavy Metal (Don’t Mean Rock And Roll To Me)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Guy Clark-Jim McBride // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 2nd October 1987 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville        

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Mercury 872 212 7:  Ballad of a Teenage Queen / Water From The Wells Of Home (Holland)

Released Date    1989

Ballad of a Teenage Queen

Artist: Johnny Cash with Rosanne Cash & The Everly Brothers // Composer: Jack Clement // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 7th March 1988 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

Water From The Wells Of Home

Artists: Johnny Cash with John Carter Cash // Composers: Johnny Cash & John Carter Cash // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 10th December 1987 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

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Mercury 1215:  Get Rhythm / Call Me The Breeze (France)

Released Date    1988

This was a promotional release linked to a concert at the Zenith De Paris arena in 1989

Get Rhythm

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Johnny Cash & Jimmy Tittle // Initial Recording Date: 3rd December 1987 // Recording Venue: Gospel Country Network, Nashville.

Call Me The Breeze

Artists: Johnny Cash with John Carter Cash // Composer: J J Cale // Producer: Jack Clement // Initial Recording Date: 8th December 1987 // Recording Venue: JMI Recording Studios, Nashville.

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