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Rock The Best Johnny Cash Songs of All Time  

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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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428 69
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I Walk the Line, Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous

2
438 68
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3
402 61
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Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Destination Victoria Station, Sings Hank Williams

4
370 70
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American IV: The Man Comes Around

5
259 49
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Man in Black

6
292 51
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7
278 49
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Johnny Cash and His Woman, Carryin' On With Johnny Cash & June Carter, June Carter and Johnny Cash: Duets

8
240 46
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9
135 23
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Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Greatest!

10
240 48
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11
173 38
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American IV: The Man Comes Around

12
173 39
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Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series, Old Golden Hits

13
159 28
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Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous, Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash, Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash / All Aboard the Blue Train

14
206 43
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The Fabulous Johnny Cash, The Fabulous Johnny Cash / Songs of Our Soil, Johnny Cash

15
195 58
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Gospel Glory, Just as I Am, The Holy Land

16
145 39
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American V: A Hundred Highways

17
143 34
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Now Here's Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, All Aboard the Blue Train

18
149 38
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19
176 49
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20
131 33
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Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash, The Fabulous Johnny Cash, The Fabulous Johnny Cash / Songs of Our Soil

21
139 43
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Orange Blossom Special, Johnny Cash and His Woman

22
75 14
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Silver

23
100 36
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Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous, Johnny Cash Collection

24
49 13
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25
94 40
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American IV: The Man Comes Around

26
47 12
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Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous, Happiness Is You

27
76 24
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Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, All Aboard the Blue Train

28
78 31
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29
103 48
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Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town / Boom Chicka Boom

30
103 43
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Blood, Sweat and Tears

31
71 36
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Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

32
80 30
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Greatest!, Sings Hank Williams

33
38 11
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American III: Solitary Man

34
89 49
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The Sound of Johnny Cash

35
75 39
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I Walk the Line

36
29 11
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The Sound of Johnny Cash

37
67 34
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June Carter and Johnny Cash: Duets, Carryin' On With Johnny Cash & June Carter

38
62 26
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Now Here's Johnny Cash

39
34 8
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American IV: The Man Comes Around

40
52 30
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American Recordings

41
45 27
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American Recordings

42
35 7
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Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series, Classic Cash / Boom Chicka Boom

43
32 13
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Songs of Our Soil, Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series, The Man in Black

44
22 5
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I Would Like to See You Again

45
28 10
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Unchained

46
46 26
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Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar, Now Here's Johnny Cash, All Aboard the Blue Train

47
27 10
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Orange Blossom Special

48
22 5
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Ragged Old Flag

49
21 4
I Got Stripes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Johnny Cash Songs of All Time

50
44 32
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American Recordings