This page will detail records that are considered to be ‘bootleg’ releases.

Bop Pills BP-001:  I Got A Woman (live) / Impersonations 

These tracks were taken from Johnny Cash’s performance at the Town Hall Party on the 31st August 1957. 

I Got A Woman (live)

Artists: Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two // Composer: Ray Charles // Initial Recording Date: 31st August 1957 // Recording Venue: Town Hall Building, Compton,, Los Angeles.

The track is incorrectly labelled as ” I Got Me A Woman (Over In Pasadena)”

Impersonations

Artist: Johnny Cash // Initial Recording Date: 31st August 1957 // Recording Venue: Town Hall Building, Compton,, Los Angeles.

Johnny Cash is heard doing impersonations of fellow country singers including Kitty Wells, Red Foley, Hank Snow and Elvis.

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Cash 1955:  Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby / You’re My Baby    

Released Date    Possibly December 1978

Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby

Artists: Jonny C and the Tennessee Three // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Clyde Leoppard // Initial Recording Date: Late 1955/Early 1956 // Recording Venue: KWEM Radio Studios, West Memphis, Arkansas.

This was originally a demonstration tape.

The song was recorded by Warren Smith for Sun Records after Cash and Sam Phillips offered Smith’s band the chance to record the song.

You’re My Baby

Artist: Jonny C and the Tennessee Three // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Sam Phillips // Initial Recording Date: Late 1954 // Recording Venue: Sun Record Company, Memphis.

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CBS 4 4999:  The Man Comes Around / Personal Jesus    

Released Date    2002

The Man Comes Around

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Producer: Rick Rubin // Initial Recording Date: 2002 // Recording Venue ?   

Personal Jesus

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Martin Gore // Producer: Rick Rubin // Initial Recording Date: 2002 // Recording Venue: ?   

Chart History: Billboard Country Charts – High position: 39

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BBB 00 227 63: Ring Of Fire (live) / Folsom Prison Blues (live)

Both tracks taken from Johnny Cash’s performance at the Hollywood Bowl on the 22nd June 1963.

 Released by Black Bart Blues Records        

Ring Of Fire (live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: June Carter Cash & Merle Kilgore // Initial Recording Date: 22nd June 1963 // Recording Venue: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles.

Folsom Prison Blues(live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Initial Recording Date: 22nd June 1963 // Recording Venue: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles.

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A Sunday Morning In England ’94 – Ring Of Fire (live) / Sunday Morning Coming Down (live)

Both tracks taken from Johnny Cash’s performance at Glastonbury on the 26th July 1994

Ring Of Fire (live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: June Carter Cash & Merle Kilgore // Initial Recording Date: 26th July 1994 // Recording Venue: Worthy Farm. Pilton, Glastonbury, UK.

Sunday Morning Coming Down (live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Kris Kristofferson // Initial Recording Date: 26th July 1994 // Recording Venue: Worthy Farm. Pilton, Glastonbury, UK.

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Live at Gdansk, Poland – August 22nd 1987

Both tracks taken from Johnny Cash’s performance at the Sopot Music Festival in Sopot, Gdansk, Poland. on the 22nd August 1987.

Side A

Rock Island Line (Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Arranged by Johnny Cash // Initial Recording Date: 22th August 1987 // Recording Venue: Sopot Music Festival in Sopot, Gdansk, Poland.

Highwayman (Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Jimmy Webb // Initial Recording Date: 22th August 1987 // Recording Venue: Sopot Music Festival in Sopot, Gdansk, Poland.

Side B

Ring Of Fire (Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: June Carter & Merle Kilgore // Initial Recording Date: 22th August 1987 // Recording Venue: Sopot Music Festival in Sopot, Gdansk, Poland.

I Still Miss Someone (Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash & Roy Cash Jr.// Initial Recording Date: 22th August 1987 // Recording Venue: Sopot Music Festival in Sopot, Gdansk, Poland.

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Live at Emo’s – Austin, Texas 1994

Both tracks taken from Johnny Cash’s performance at Emo’s, Austin, Texas on the 17th March 1994.

Side A

Like A Soldier (Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Initial Recording Date: 17th March 1994 // Recording Venue: Emos’s Club, Austin, Texas.

I Walk The Line (Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Initial Recording Date: 17th March 1994 // Recording Venue: Emos’s Club, Austin, Texas

Side B

Big River(Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: Johnny Cash // Initial Recording Date: 17th March 1994 // Recording Venue: Emos’s Club, Austin, Texas

Ring Of Fire (Live)

Artist: Johnny Cash // Composer: June Carter & Merle Kilgore // Initial Recording Date: 17th March 1994 // Recording Venue: Emos’s Club, Austin, Texas

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Last Updated:  January 2018