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Johnny Cash’s epic five-part final album to be reissued as cloth-bound vinyl set

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The five-part, nine album Johnny Cash box-set, Unearthed is set to be reissued on vinyl for the first time.

Originally released on CD in November 2003, the album was a celebration of the 10 year working relationship between Cash and producer Rick Rubin, note The Vinyl Factory. Cash died unexpectedly in September 2003 before ever hearing the final masters.

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash’s epic five-part final album, Unearthed – a collaboration with Rick Rubin – to be reissued as cloth-bound vinyl set.

Unearthed features outtakes and alternate versions of songs recorded for American RecordingsUnchainedAmerican III: Solitary Man and American IV: The Man Comes Around, gospel covers performed by Cash, and a “best of” collection from his first four American albums.

The vinyl reissue “features two cloth-bound books housed in an LP-sized black-cloth slipcase” which holds all nine records, plus a 60-page book with liner notes, interviews, commentary about all 79 songs from Cash and Rubin, plus exclusive photography.

The Unearthed vinyl box set is available 3rd November 2017 via American Recordings and UMe. Check out the tracklisting below, via The Vinyl Factory.

Part 1: Who’s Gonna Cry

Side A

1. Long Black Veil
2. Flesh And Blood
3. Just The Other Side Of Nowhere
4. If I Give My Soul
5. Understand Your Man

Side B

1. Banks Of The Ohio
2. Two Timin’ Woman
3. The Caretaker
4. Old Chunk Of Coal
5. I’m Going To Memphis

Side C

1. Breaking Bread
2. Waiting For A Train
3. Casey’s Last Ride
4. No Earthly Good

Side D

1. The Fourth Man In The Fire
2. Dark As A Dungeon
3. Book Review
4. Down There By The Train

Part 2: Trouble In Mind

Side A

1. Pocahontas
2. I’m A Drifter
3. Trouble In Mind
4. Down The Line

Side B

1. I’m Movin’ On
2. As Long As The Grass Shall Grow
3. Heart Of Gold
4. The Running Kind

Side C

1. Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby
2. Brown Eyed Handsome Man
3. “T” For Texas
4. Devil’s Right Hand

Side D

1. I’m A Drifter
2. Like A Soldier
3. Drive On
4. Bird On A Wire

Part 3: Redemption Songs

Side A

1. A Singer Of Songs
2. The L & N Don’t Stop Here Anymore
3. Redemption Song
4. Father And Son

Side B

1. Chattanooga Sugar Babe
2. He Stopped Loving Her Today
3. Hard Times
4. Wichita Lineman

Side C

1. Cindy
2. Big Iron
3. Salty Dog
4. Gentle On My Mind

Side D

1. You Are My Sunshine
2. You’ll Never Walk Alone
3. The Man Comes Around

Part 4: My Mother’s Hymn Book

Side A

1. Where We’ll Never Grow Old
2. I Shall Not Be Moved
3. I Am A Pilgrim
4. Do Lord
5. When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder
6. If We Never Meet Again This Side Of Heaven
7. I’ll Fly Away
8. Where The Soul Of Man Never Dies

Side B

1. Let The Lower Lights Be Burning
2. When He Reached Down
3. In The Sweet By And By
4. I’m Bound For The Promised Land
5. In The Garden
6. Softly And Tenderly
7. Just As I Am

Part 5: Best Of Cash On American

Side A

1. Delia’s Gone
2. Bird On A Wire
3. Thirteen
4. Rowboat

Side B

1. The One Rose (That’s Left In My Heart)
2. Rusty Cage
3. Southern Accents
4. The Mercy Seat

Side C

1. Solitary Man
2. Wayfaring Stranger
3. One
4. I Hung My Head

Side D

1. The Man Comes Around
2. We’ll Meet Again
3. Hurt

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October 5, 2017

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