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List Rules Vote for your favorite Johnny Cash songs, no matter what album they're from or how popular they are.

All Johnny Cash songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. This ambitious list takes Cash's entire discography and lets you vote for your favorite songs. What can be said about Johnny besides that he is a music God? He was inducted into the hall of fame for rock, gospel, and country, cementing his legacy as one of the most influential musicians to ever walk the earth. All of Johnny Cash's singles are included here, but real fans know there are other awesome songs to vote on other than the radio hits. Even casual fans of Johnny Cash know songs like "Ring of Fire," so don't vote for stuff just because it's popular. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this list. Is one of your favorite Johnny Cash songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top.

List features songs like "Hurt," "The Man Comes Around," and more. If the order of this list bothers you, then start a revolution and fight the system by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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I Walk The Line I Walk the Line, Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous

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377 54
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Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Destination Victoria Station, Sings Hank Williams

3
408 62
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243 44
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Man in Black Man in Black

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334 67
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Hurt American IV: The Man Comes Around

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270 49
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262 47
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Jackson Johnny Cash and His Woman, Carryin' On With Johnny Cash & June Carter, June Carter and Johnny Cash: Duets

8
221 42
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165 31
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Cry Cry Cry Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series, Old Golden Hits

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116 20
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Get Rhythm Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Greatest!

11
221 45
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155 37
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The Man Comes Around American IV: The Man Comes Around

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184 51
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Daddy Sang Bass Gospel Glory, Just as I Am, The Holy Land

14
147 27
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Big River Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous, Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash, Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash / All Aboard the Blue Train

Celebrities With Heterochromia Iridis

15
192 41
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Don't Take Your Guns to Town The Fabulous Johnny Cash, The Fabulous Johnny Cash / Songs of Our Soil, Johnny Cash

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134 29
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Hey, Porter Now Here's Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, All Aboard the Blue Train

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169 42
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137 34
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131 38
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God's Gonna Cut You Down American V: A Hundred Highways

20
120 32
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I Still Miss Someone Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash, The Fabulous Johnny Cash, The Fabulous Johnny Cash / Songs of Our Soil

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131 40
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It Ain't Me Babe Orange Blossom Special, Johnny Cash and His Woman

The Best Johnny Cash Movies

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96 31
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Ballad of a Teenage Queen Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous, Johnny Cash Collection

23
38 8
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55 10
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Cocaine Blues Silver

25
73 21
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Rock Island Line Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, All Aboard the Blue Train

26
18 1
I Got Stripes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Johnny Cash Songs of All Time

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100 40
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The Legend of John Henry's Hammer Blood^! Sweat and Tears

28
96 43
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Sixteen Tons Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town / Boom Chicka Boom

The Best Rock Vocalists

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81 39
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Personal Jesus American IV: The Man Comes Around

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86 43
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In the Jailhouse Now The Sound of Johnny Cash

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67 30
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64 32
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If I Were a Carpenter Hello^! I'm Johnny Cash

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70 33
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Understand Your Man I Walk the Line

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33 10
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Guess Things Happen That Way Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous, Happiness Is You

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75 29
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Hey Good Lookin' Greatest!, Sings Hank Williams

The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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60 26
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Oh, Lonesome Me Now Here's Johnny Cash

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62 33
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Long-Legged Guitar Pickin' Man June Carter and Johnny Cash: Duets, Carryin' On With Johnny Cash & June Carter

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50 28
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Why Me Lord American Recordings

39
29 8
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I Won't Back Down American III: Solitary Man

40
22 9
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Delia's Gone The Sound of Johnny Cash

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28 7
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I Hung My Head American IV: The Man Comes Around

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40 26
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The Beast in Me American Recordings

The Best Breakup Songs of 2018

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53 30
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Tennessee Stud American Recordings

44
61 30
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The Night Hank Williams Came to Town Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town / Boom Chicka Boom

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28 5
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Tennessee Flat Top Box Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series, Classic Cash / Boom Chicka Boom

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42 26
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So Doggone Lonesome Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Now Here's Johnny Cash, All Aboard the Blue Train

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26 12
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Five Feet High and Rising Songs of Our Soil, Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series, The Man in Black

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50 29
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Unchained Unchained

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17 5
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There Ain't No Good Chain Gang I Would Like to See You Again

50
41 31
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Drive On American Recordings