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Jackson Song By Johnny Cash & More
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Here on this Jackson song by Johnny Cash page are free demos, chord sheets and more for not only the Jackson song , but for other Johnny Cash classics as well.

Help yourself to the free pdf chord sheets. If you require full tutorial lessons for these songs below, there is a purchase link for a small fee. Deeper discounts available from the homepage. 

Feb 26th, 1932 – Sep 12th, 2003 (Age 71)

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Jackson Song By Johnny Cash Guitar & More
Chords, Lyrics, Demos, Tutorials

1. Ain't No Grave

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Ain't No Grave was written by 12 years old Claude Ely who was suffering with tuberculosis back in 1934. Johnny Cash did his version in 2003 just before his death but it was not released until after his death.

You'll find this track on his album American IV.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat 
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Dm, Gm, Am
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2. Ballad Of A Teenage Queen

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Ballad Of A Teenage Queen was a 1958 single from the album "Sings The Songs That Made Him Famous". 

The song is just a bit over 2 minutes long and hit #1 on the US country charts.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat 
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D
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3. Cocaine Blues

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Cocaine Blues was a B-side to a single released in 1979 entitled I'll Say It's True, which peaked t #42.

Cocaine Blues can be found on the album Silver.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down bass down and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, G7, F
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4. Delia's Gone

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Delia's Gone was written about a 14 year old girl who was murdered and Johnny Cash covered the song in 1994.

The song never charted but can be found on his album American Recordings.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: A, D, A7, B7, E
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5. Flesh And Blood

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Flesh And Blood was a single released from Johnny's 1970 album "I Walk The Line".

The song reached #1 in both Canada and the US.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, F, C7, D7, G
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6. Goodbye Little Darlin

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Goodbye Little Darlin hails from the 1959 album entitled "Greatest".

The song reached #22 on the US Country Charts.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down up down up down up with some walking bass
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D, C, G7
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7. I Walk The Line

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I Walk The Line was an early hit for Johnny Cash reaching #1 way back in 1956 and hit #17 on the Pop charts.

The song appeared on his first album "With His Hot And Blue Guitar". 

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: A, D, E, B7
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8. In The Jailhouse Now

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In The Jailhouse Now was a single back in 1962 and peaked at #8 on the US Country charts for Johnny.

The track hails from the album The Sound Of Johnny Cash.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 1st fret
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, G, F, C7, D7
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9. It Ain't Me Babe

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It Ain't Me Babe was recorded with June Carter back in 1964 and reached #4 on the country charts.

The track can be found on the album "Orange Blossom Special".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 4th fret
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, G6, D, Am, D7
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10. Jackson

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Jackson was another duet song Johnny recorded with June back in 1967 from the album "Johnny Cash's Greatest Hits Vol 1".

The song reached #2 on the US country charts.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down bass down root down bass down and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, C7, F, G
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11. Ring Of Fire

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Ring Of Fire was written by Johnny's wife June and Merle Kilgore in 1963. The song went on to become a #1 smash hit for Johnny.

You'll find this one on the album Ring Of Fire:The best Of Johnny Cash.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, F, G
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12. San Quentin

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San Quentin was written by Johnny Cash and performed live while at the San Quentin prison show in 1969. The song is found on the album "At San Quentin".

Although the song was quite popular, it was never a single release.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root down up bass down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: A, E, D
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13. Wanted Man

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Wanted Man was written by Bob Dylan for his friend Johnny Cash and first recorded back in 1969 for the live album "At San Quentin".

I don't believe the single was released a single at the time but it was released years later in 1991 from The Mystery Of Life album, but the song failed to chart.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up bass up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, A, D, C
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