Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny Cash and The Tennessee TwoFolsom Prison Blues / So Doggone LonesomeJohnny Cash and The Tennessee TwoSingle
  • US1955-12-15
Sun Record Company232
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashJohnny Cash With His Hot and Blue GuitarJohnny CashAlbum
  • US1957-10-11
Sun Record Company1220
1.7Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashSings Hank WilliamsJohnny CashAlbum
  • US1960-09-15
Sun Record CompanySLP 1245
1.7Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashSings Hank WilliamsJohnny CashAlbum
  • -1960
1.5Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashAll Aboard the Blue TrainJohnny CashAlbum
  • US1962-11-15
Sun Record Company
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Heart of CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)STS-2004
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny CashThe Sensational 60sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases)P2S5590
1.5Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny Cash and The Tennessee TwoThe Sun StoryVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Rhino (reissue label)RNDA 71103
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashThe Greatest Years 1958-1986Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1987-04-13
Sony Music Import Service
1.8Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoThe Sun StoryVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Rhino (reissue label)RNCD 75884
1.10Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashThe Best of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS 462557 2
1.8Folsom Prison Blues2:43Johnny CashThe Country Store CollectionJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -1988
1.14Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny Cash19 Greatest HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -1989
1.15Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashThe Man in Black: 1954-1958Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Bear Family RecordsBCD 15517 EH
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:52Johnny CashThe Sun YearsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Rhino (reissue label)R2 70950
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny CashThe Best of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Curb RecordsD2-77494
1.6Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny CashBiggest HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)CD 32304
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashGet RhythmJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -1992
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Essential Johnny Cash (1955-1983)Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)C3K 65557
1.14Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashSings His BestJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -1993
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe Many Sides of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music Special ProductsA3-23571
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe Many Sides of Johnny Cash: The Man in BlackJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -1993
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashSuper HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US1994-11-01
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)CK 66773
1.9Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashReader's Digest ClassicsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -1994
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashSuper HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)498961.2
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashThe Man in BlackJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
2.14Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoThe Sun Records CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. (BMG company that owned their direct marketing company/club editions), Rhino (reissue label), RCA Special ProductsDRC3-1211, R2 71780
1.10Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashThe Best of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)COL 462557 2
1.7Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashThe Complete Sun Singles, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Bear Family RecordsBCD 15802
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:46Johnny CashThings to Do in Denver When You're DeadVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US1996-01-09
A&M Records540 424-2
1.7Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashThe HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US1997-07-07
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits)534 665-2
1.20Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashCountry Gold, Vol. 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Block Buster2128.2074-2
1.9Folsom Prison Blues2:46Johnny Cash16 Biggest HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-02-02
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)CK 69739
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:53Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoSun Records: 25 All-Time Greatest HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-08-24
Varèse Vintage Records302 066 048 2
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoThe Complete Original Sun Singles (Remastered)Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-09-21
Varèse Sarabande, Varèse Vintage Records302 066 056 2
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny CashI Walk the LineJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Prism Leisure (budget UK-based compilation label)PLATCD 515
1.5Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny CashI Walk the LineJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Castle PiePIESD 151
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashHello, I'm Johnny Cash - 18 Cash ClassicsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -2000-11-28
Sony Music Direct (a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.)TVK 24081
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashWanted Man: The Very Best of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)498427 2
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Real...Johnny Cash: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Collection [1-CD]Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • XW2001-06-21
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)91537
1.5Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashSun Records 50th Anniversary EditionJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2001-10-02
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashHis Sun YearsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-10-15
Charly RecordsSNAJ 706 CD
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashThe Very Best of the Sun YearsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Metro (UK reissue/compilation imprint, METRCD cat prefix)METRCD045
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoThe Essential Sun SinglesJohnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoAlbum + Compilation
  • US2002-04-02
1.9Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny Cash20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2002-05-21
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits)0881702172
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashJohnny Cash With His Hot and Blue GuitarJohnny CashAlbum
  • US2002-07-23
Varèse Vintage Records302 066 369 2
1.18Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoSun Records: The 50th Anniversary CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2002-08-06
BMG Heritage74465 99000-2
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny CashCountry HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)506201 2
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashHeart of a LegendJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Madacy RecordsMEG2 6494
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:53Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoSun Records: 50th Anniversary BoxVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Varèse Vintage Records302 066 386 2
1.7Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashSings Hank Williams and Other Favorite TunesJohnny CashAlbum
  • US2003-06-17
Varèse Sarabande302 066 464 2
1.10Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashAll Aboard the Blue TrainJohnny CashAlbum
  • US2003-09-09
Varèse Sarabande302 066 487 2
1.9Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashIn Memory of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2003-09-22
Bellaphon9718425
1.10Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashI Walk the LineJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2003-10-10
Rhino (reissue label)
1.6Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny Cash20 All Time Original Greatest HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2003-11-11
TeeVee RecordsSLCD-7430-2
1.9Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashClassic Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)9810419
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:52Johnny CashFrom the Vaults, Volume 3Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -2003
2.2Folsom Prison Blues2:46Johnny CashI Walk the LineJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music MediaEPC 511396 2
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny CashI Walk the LineJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Prism Leisure (budget UK-based compilation label)EXPL 3135
1.6Folsom Prison Blues2:46Johnny CashI Walk the Line - The Essential CollectionJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
1.9Folsom Prison Blues2:53Johnny CashJohnny Cash Collection, Volume 1Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -2003
1.7Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashSings Hank Williams and Other Favorite TunesJohnny CashAlbum
Varèse Sarabande302 066 464 2
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashStarsky & HutchVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2004-03-09
TVT SoundtraxTV 6700-2
2.10Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashThis Is GoldJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • NL2004-08-09
Disky
1.18Folsom Prison Blues2:46Johnny CashBest of Sun Records, Volume TwoVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Pazzazz1PAZZ007-2
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashTrain of LoveJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -2004
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe LegendaryJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2005-06-20
Spectrum Music (budget label)983 063-6
1.15Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe LegendJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-08-16
1.15Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe LegendJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2005-08-29
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)COL 517461 2
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Legend of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-10-24
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Legend of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-10-25
Legacy (Legacy Recordings)B0005288-02
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Legend of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-10-25
Hip‐O Records000528802
1.3Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Legend of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • CA2005-10-25
American Recordings, Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group), Legacy (Legacy Recordings)B0005288 02
2.1Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashWalking the Line: The Legendary Sun RecordingsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2005-10-27
Union Square MusicMETRTCD805
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashRing of Fire: The Legend of Johnny Cash (Remastered)Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2005-11-21
American Recordings, Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group), Universal International (find the correct division! NO RELEASES)602498878507
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:54Johnny CashI Walk the Line: Country LegendsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny CashRing of Fire: The Legend of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
American Recordings, Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group), Legacy (Legacy Recordings)602498878507
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe Best of the Sun YearsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Repertoire RecordsREP-4824-WG
1.8Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Complete Sun Recordings 1955-1958Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Time-Life Music20803-P
1.15Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe LegendJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings)C4K 92802
2.1Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashWalking the Line: The Legendary Sun RecordingsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Metro Triples (UK triple-disc reissue/compilation imprint, METRTCD cat prefix)METRTCD805
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashTraveling Cash: An Imaginary JourneyJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2006-02-07
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny Cash10 Top 10'sJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2006-05-23
Intersound (formerly independent Roswell-based label, under Platinum Entertainment since 1996)6494
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashJohnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar / Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him FamousJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2006-06-19
Snapper MusicSNAP 276 CD
1.12Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashThe Essential Guide to American RootsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2006-09-19
Essential Guide To
1.9Folsom Prison Blues2:48Johnny Cash20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Johnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • US2007-01-30
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits)602517078444
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe Best of the Sun YearsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashLegendJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2008-05-12
Xtra (Delta Music)26597
1.1Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashSun Record Company: Collector's EditionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2008
Madacy EntertainmentTC2 53262, TCE2 53263
2.1Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashThe Ultimate Collection (Limited Edition)Johnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Metro Tins (sublabel of Union Square Music, releases in tin case packaging)METRTN001
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashJohnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2009-05-25
Delta Leisure Group90514
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashThe Best of the Sun YearsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • XW2009-06-01
Charly Records
1.60Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny CashGreatest HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2009-06-15
Burning Fire
Promotion
1.5Folsom Prison Blues2:49Johnny Cash and The Tennessee TwoJohnny CashJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2007-11-11
Daily Star Sunday (UK weekly tabloid), Upfront (UK promotions company)UPCASH1
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:45Johnny CashBad Seeds: Nick Cave: Roots & CollaborationsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Mojo (magazine)
(unknown)
1.5Folsom Prison Blues2:50Johnny CashHis 30 Greatest HitsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
  • -1996
1.4Folsom Prison Blues2:46Johnny CashThe Golden YearsJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Nectar Masters
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:51Johnny Cash and The Tennessee TwoAmerican Songs: The Very Best of Johnny Cash & Boxcar WillieJohnny Cash & Boxcar WillieAlbum + Compilation
  • -1998-02-17
Proper RecordsR2CD ● 40-56
1.11Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoSings I Walk the Line & Sings Folsom Prison BluesJohnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoAlbum + Compilation
Collectables (US reissue label)COL 6437
1.2Folsom Prison Blues2:47Johnny CashThe CollectionJohnny CashAlbum + Compilation
Crimson ProductionsCRIMCD438

Relationships

producer:Bob Johnston (American record producer)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records)
double bass:Marshall Grant (on 1955-07-30)
guitar:Johnny Cash (country music legend) (on 1955-07-30)
Luther Perkins (on 1955-07-30)
vocals:Johnny Cash (country music legend) (on 1955-07-30)
sampled by:B‐Boy Bouillabaisse by Beastie Boys
mash-ups:In Folsom Prison for a Bag of Weed (Johnny Cash vs. Family Guy) by DJ Schmolli
Just a Baby by Neil Cicierega
recording of:Folsom Prison Blues (on 1955-07-30)

Folsom Prison Blues

lyricist and composer:Johnny Cash (country music legend)
publisher:Aberbach (London) (Publisher)
Carlin Music Corporation
later parody versions:Donnie Prison Blues
The Cats of Cash
later translated versions:Folsom Prison Blues (German version)
Sluten anstalt blues
is based on:Crescent City Blues