Essential Listening: Johnny Cash – Wheeling West Virginia October 2nd 1976 (CD)

Wheeling West Virginia October 2nd 1976 (CD)

By the mid-1970s, Johnny Cash had an enormous catalog of classics upon which to draw on his live performances. Backed by the Tennessee Three, he offers a wealth of them on this October 2, 1976 appearance on the Jamboree USA show, broadcast on WWVA in Wheeling, West Virginia. Sprinkled amongst the hits from the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s are folk tunes and B-side gems, as well as a few contributions from Anita Carter, the Carter Family, and Johnny’s wife, June Carter Cash.

1. HELP ME (Anita Carter)

2. HOLD MY HAND (Jan Howard)

3. WABASH CANNONBALL/WORRIED MAN BLUES (The Carter Family)

4. RING OF FIRE

5. FOLSOM PRISON BLUES

6. PICKIN’ TIME

7. BIG RIVER

8. THERE YOU GO

9. SUNDAY MORNIN’ COMING DOWN

10. ONE PIECE AT A TIME

11. GIVE MY LOVE TO ROSE

12. A BOY NAMED SUE

13. RAGGED OLD FLAG

14. COMEDY TURN (June Carter Cash)

15. THE YODEL SONG (June Carter Cash)

16. JACKSON

17. I STILL MISS SOMEONE

18. HEY PORTER

19. WRECK OF THE OLD 97

20. CASEY JONES

21. ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL

22. I WALK THE LINE