My Mother's Hymn Book - (Import CD)
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- Rock 'N' Roll
- Mono / Stereo
- Rick Rubin
- My Mother's Hymn Book
Personnel: Johnny Cash (vocals).
Includes liner notes by Johnny Cash and Sylvie Simmons.
Previously released as the fourth disc in the UNEARTHED box set, MY MOTHER'S HYMN BOOK, like the lauded AMERICAN RECORDINGS album, features only two instruments--Johnny Cash's acoustic guitar and his unmistakable baritone voice. Recorded at Cash's cabin in rural Tennessee, this spare, unadorned set consists of classic country gospel standards handpicked by Cash from the hymnal of the title. The contents run from the heavenly ode "Where We'll Never Grow Old" to the sauntering "I Am a Pilgrim," and the redemptive "I'll Fly Away." Despite the Man in Black's failing health at the time of this recording, he sounds amazingly vital and notably moved on each and every song. Cash writes in the liner notes, "On that album, I nailed it. That was me....I'm so glad that I got that done." The overwhelming sense of completion and closure is especially fitting, since HYMN BOOK is the final set of songs recorded by Cash with the specific intention of an album. As a testament to a remarkable man and his unshakable faith, nothing could be more fitting.
- Country of Origin
- Lost Highway
- Universal Distribution
- Johnny Cash
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Where We'll Never Grow Old
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Shall Not Be Moved
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] I Am a Pilgrim
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Do Lord
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] When the Roll Is Called up Yonder
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] If We Never Meet Again This Side of Heaven
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] I'll Fly Away
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Where the Soul of Man Never Dies
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] When He Reached Down
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] In the Sweet by and By
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] I'm Bound For the Promised Land
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] In the Garden
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Softly and Tenderly
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Just as I Am
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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