Johnny Cash: Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town/Boom Chicka Boom

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Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town/Boom Chicka Boom
Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town Boom Chicka Boom album cover.jpg
Collection album by
Johnny Cash
Original release
Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town 1987
Boom Chicka Boom 1990
RecordedJohnny Cash Is Coming to Town
The Cowboy Arms Hotel and Recording Sea
Boom Chicka Boom
Bradley's Barn In Mt. Juliet, Tennessee and Stargem Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee
ProducerJack Clement
on Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town
Bob Moore
on Boom Chicka Boom

1987 and 1990 albums by Johnny Cash includes covers of "The Big Light" and "Hidden Shame."


Johnny Cash Is Coming To Town
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. The Big Light  Elvis Costello 2:41
2. Ballad Of Barbara  Johnny Cash 4:21
3. I'd Rather Have You  Cash 3:11
4. Let Him Roll  Guy Clark 4:29
5. The Night Hank Williams Came To Town (feat. Waylon Jennings)Bobby Braddock, Charlie Williams 3:24
6. Sixteen Tons  Merle Travis 2:46
7. A Letters From Home  John Crowley, Jack Routh 3:21
8. W. Lee O'Daniel And The Light Crust Doughboys  James Talley 2:46
9. Heavy Metal (Don't Mean Rock And Roll To Me)  Guy Clark, Jim McBride 2:50
10. My Ship Will Sail  Allen Reynolds 2:46

Boom Chicka Boom
TitleWriter(s) Length
11. A Backstage Pass  Johnny Cash 3:23
12. Cat's In The Cradle  Harry Chapin, Sandy Chapin 3:18
13. Farmer's Almanac  Johnny Cash 3:48
14. Don't Go Near The Water  Johnny Cash 2:29
15. Family Bible  Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk, Claude Gray 2:49
16. Harley  Michael Martin Murphey, Chick Rains 4:09
17. I Love You, Love You  Johnny Cash 2:54
18. Hidden Shame  Elvis Costello 3:59
19. Monteagle Mountain  Richard McGibony 3:12
20. That's One You Owe Me  Jim Elliott, Mark D. Sanders 3:01


  • This CD two-fer features two of Johnny Cash's recordings from his Mercury period.

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