johnny cash love songs

Johnny Cash is known as a Country musician. Not all of Johnny Cash’s music is dark, black. Here is a list of popular Johnny Cash Love Songs.

The Man In Black

Johnny Cash’s music encompasses so much more than Country like:

  • Rockabilly
  • Rock and Roll
  • Blues
  • Folk
  • Gospel

johnny cash love songs

Johnny Cash’s music career spans six decades from 1954 until his death in 2003 at age 71.  Johnny Cash’s love relationship and wife June Carter is described in many songs, of which a few are mentioned below.

Johnny Cash Love Songs

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A Thing Called Love
1972, A Thing Called Love

Ever since time nothing’s ever been found
That’s stronger than love


Cause I Love You
1970, Hello, I’m Johnny Cash

I will keep the tie that binds us
And I’ll never let it break
Cause I love you


Darlin’ Companion
2006, Man in Black: Live in Denmark 1971
(Johnny Cash & June Carter)

Darlin’ companion, now you know you’ll never be abandoned
Love will always light our landin’: I can depend on you


Flesh And Blood
1970, I Walk the Line

Flesh And Blood need Flesh And Blood
And you’re the one I need


Happiness Is You
1966, Johnny Cash

You’ll always be a part of me ’cause happiness is you


I Love You Because
1964, I Walk the Line

I love you for a hundred thousand reasons
But most of all I love you cause you’re you


I Promise You
1972, A Thing Called Love

I promised you the day you marry me
I’ll be everything to you that I should be


I Walk the Line
1957, With His Hot and Blue Guitar

Yes, I’ll admit that I’m a fool for you
Because you’re mine


Remember Me (I’m The One Who Loves You)
1957, With His Hot and Blue Guitar

Remember me, I’m the one who loves you


Ring Of Fire
1963, Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash

The taste of love is sweet
When hearts like ours meet


Rose Of My Heart
2006, American V: A Hundred Highways

You are the rose of my heart,
You are the love of my life


Straight A’s in Love
1964, I Walk the Line

If they’d give me a mark for learnin’ in the dark
I’d have straight A’s in love


You’re the Nearest Thing to Heaven
1958, Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous

But my search for love was through the day that I found you
Cause you’re the nearest thing to heaven


Listen to our Johnny Cash songs playlist on Spotify.

Johnny Cash Highest-Charting Songs

Songs peaked at #1

  • I Walk the Line – 1956
  • There You Go – 1956
  • Ballad of a Teenage Queen – 1958
  • Guess Things Happen That Way – 1958
  • Don’t Take Your Guns to Town – 1958
  • Ring of Fire – 1963
  • Understand Your Man – 1964
  • Folsom Prison Blues – 1968
  • Daddy Sang Bass – 1968
  • A Boy Named Sue – 1969
  • Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down – 1970
  • Flesh and Blood – 1970
  • One Piece at a Time – 1976

Songs peaked at #2

  • The Matador – 1963
  • The One on the Right Is on the Left – 1966
  • Rosanna’s Going Wild – 1967
  • Jackson (with June Carter) – 1967
  • If I Were a Carpenter (with June Carter) – 1969
  • A Thing Called Love – 1971
  • Kate – 1972
  • Oney – 1972
  • There Ain’t No Good Chain Gang (with Waylon Jennings) – 1978
  • (Ghost) Riders in the Sky – 1979

Songs peaked at #3

  • Home of the Blues – 1957
  • The Ways of a Woman in Love – 1958
  • The Ballad of Ira Hayes – 1964
  • Orange Blossom Special – 1965
  • What Is Truth – 1970
  • Man in Black – 1971
  • Any Old Wind That Blows – 1972

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