April 21, 2005 03:43:24 GMT
Seven albums released by Johnny Cash on Memphis' storied Sun Records label will be packaged together in a limited edition box set due May 24, 2005
Seven albums released by Johnny Cash under Sun Records label will be packaged together in a limited edition box set production of only 2,500 copies due May 24, 2005, from Varese Sarabande's Varese Vintage label, distributed through Universal. The set dubbed "The Original Sun Albums -- The Complete Collection" will include "Johnny Cash With His Red Hot and Blue Guitar" (1957), "Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous" (1958), "Greatest!" (1959), "Johnny Cash Sings Hank Williams ... and Other Favorite Tunes" (1960), "Now Here's Johnny Cash" (1961), "All Aboard the Blue Train With Johnny Cash" (1962) and "The Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash" (1964).
All of the discs will feature the artwork that appeared on the original release, with each includes six bonus tracks. The set will, moreover, also boast everything Cash recorded for Sun, where he got his start alongside Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. Involved too in the set are some of Cash's signature and most-loved songs, including "I Walk the Line," "Big River," "Hey Porter," "Big River," "Ballad of a Teenage Queen," "Oh Lonesome Me" and "Give My Love to Rose."