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Water from the Wells of Home is the 75th album by Johnny Cash, released on Mercury Records in 1988. It features several collaborations with other artists, including "New Moon Over Jamaica" with Paul McCartney. Other guests include Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Jr., Glen Campbell, Emmylou Harris and family members Rosanne Cash, John Carter Cash, June Carter Cash and members of the Carter Family. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl.
Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series is the 74th album by Johnny Cash, released on Mercury Records in 1988. It consists entirely of re-recordings of songs already associated with Cash from his Sun and Columbia days. The album used modern production techniques, including synthesizers, to update and modernize Cash's earlier songs. Featured the single, "Get Rhythm". Pressed on 180-gram vinyl.
The Mystery of Life is the 77th album by Johnny Cash, released in 1991, and his last for Mercury Records. The songs featured are culled from both recent sessions and from leftovers from Cash's first Mercury session in 1986 for the album Johnny Cash is Coming to Town.It includes new recordings of two songs already associated with him from his Sun and Columbia days, "Hey Porter" and "Wanted Man". "I'll Go Somewhere and Sing My Songs Again" is a duet with Tom T. Hall. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl.
Easy Rider: The Best of The Mercury Recordings is a 24 track collection highlighting the Mercury years. Featuring tracks such as "Waymore Blues (with Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Carl Perkins", "We Remember The King", "The Big Light", "Tennessee Flat Top Box", "Cats In The Cradle", `I Shall Be Free" and many more. Pressed on 2 180-gram LPs.
Class of '55 is a 1986 album by Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Carl Perkins. While the album was in part a tribute to Elvis Presley, it was mainly a commemoration of those young hopefuls, the four album participants, as had Presley, all began their careers with Sun Records in the 1950s. Recorded at Sam Phillips' Sun Studios and completed at American Sound Studios, the album was documented by Dick Clark Productions, which filmed it from start to finish. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl.
Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town is the 73rd album by Johnny Cash, released in 1987, and his first for Mercury Records. The track "Sixteen Tons" was previously a hit for Tennessee Ernie Ford, "The Big Light" is an Elvis Costello song from his album King of America, released the previous year and "Let Him Roll" is from Guy Clark's debut, Old No. 1. The album reached #36 on the country charts, while the only single, "The Night Hank Williams Came to Town", peaked at #43. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl.