Cash’s Artist Choice Collection Released

A collection of Johnny Cash’s favorite recordings by other artists arrived in stores this week as the latest in Columbia/Legacy’s Artist’s Choice series. Other artists who have participated in the project include Sheryl Crow, the Rolling Stones, Lucinda Williams, Tony Bennett and Ray Charles. With written comments from Cash, his selections include Hank Williams’ “Lovesick Blues,” Eddy Arnold’s “I’ll Hold You in My Heart (‘Til I Can Hold You in My Arms),” Johnny Horton’s “North to Alaska,” Mahalia Jackson’s “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” Roberta Flack’s “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” Bruce Springsteen’s “Highway Patrolman” and Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” Cash also chose two Kris Kristofferson tracks — “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again).” 10/09/03