Is This A Real Or Fake Johnny Cash Song?
In his lifetime, Johnny Cash recorded and released 97 albums. Since his death, unfinished songs have been released, meaning that he has one of the largest discographies of any music career. Everyone knows his big hit songs, like “Walk the Line,” “Ring of Fire,” and “Folsom Prison Blues.” But there’s so much more to his work. From the 1950s to the 2000s, his songs span country, gospel music, rock and roll, and many other genres.
But which of the following songs were actually recorded and released by Johnny Cash? This quiz will be tricky, but then again, Johnny Cash was a tricky guy. Every true Johnny Cash song ahead is an original composition of his, meaning that there are no covers or recordings of traditional songs, like Christmas carols. See how you fare!
When Johnny Cash died, he left behind a huge musical legacy. Cash suffered a lot during his lifetime. But he also experienced true love and enjoyed a level of success that few get to achieve. He put many of his experiences in song form, resulting in music that discussed topics that almost no country music singers dare to broach.
This quiz will teach all but the most obsessed Johnny Cash fans a thing or two about his life. While some of the songs ahead are fake, all of the events that are claimed to have inspired them are real. See if you're able to spot those that he wrote and those that don't exist.