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Johnny Cash - Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian album

Johnny Cash - Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian album
Performer: Johnny Cash
Title: Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian
Country: US
Genre: World / Folk
Style:Country
Released: 1971
MP3 album szie: 1138 mb
FLAC album size: 1244 mb

Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian is a 1964 concept album, the twentieth album released by singer Johnny Cash on Columbia Records. It is one of several Americana records by Cash. This one focuses on the history of Native Americans in the United States and their problems. Cash believed that his ancestry included Cherokee, which partly inspired his work on this recording

Tracklist: 1. As Long As The Grass Shall Grow, 2. Apache Tears, 3. Custer, 4. The Talking Leaves, 5. The Ballad Of Ira Hayes, 6. Drums, 7. White Girl, 8. The Vanishing Race. More albums from Johnny Cash: From Sea To Shining Sea by Johnny Cash. Bootleg Vol II – From Memphis To Hollywood by Johnny Cash.

Johnny sings eight songs from the point of view of the Native American on this moving 1964 album. Features the hit Ballad of Ira Hayes. Disc: 1. 1. As Long As The Grass Shall Grow. 4. The Talking Leaves. After Peter's death, and after "Bitter Tears" showed there was a market for Indian protest ballads, Buffy St. Marie hit it big during the final years of the so-called "Folk Revival". But first was Pete LaFarge, and then Johnny. If the subject interests you at all, owning this CD would be wise.

Johnny Cash (born . Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author. View full artist profile. Play all. The Highwaymen.

John R. "Johnny" Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003), was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author, who has been called one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Style:MLA Chicago APA. "Bitter Tears (Ballads of the American Indian) Album.

As Long As The Grass Shall Grow. Johnny Cash Sings The Ballads Of The American Indian: Bitter Tears. 04. 05. The Ballad of Ira Hayes.

It isn't a crass move - it's a sensitive, clear-eyed take on the unfair treatment of the American Indian that uses traditional folk ballads and newly written songs in the same vein. It's stark and moving, his best Americana album of the '60s.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 As Long As The Grass Shall Grow
Written-By – La Farge*
6:10
A2 Apache Tears
Written-By – Cash*
2:34
A3 Custer
Written-By – La Farge*
2:20
A4 The Talking Leaves
Written-By – Cash*
3:55
B1 The Ballad Of Ira Hayes
Written-By – La Farge*
4:07
B2 Drums
Written-By – La Farge*
5:04
B3 White Girl
Written-By – La Farge*
3:01
B4 The Vanishing Race
Written-By – Horton*
4:02

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – CBS/Sony Records Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.

Notes

CBS/SONY RECORDS INC. TOKYO JAPAN

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: NP50445-1-A-1
  • Matrix / Runout: NP50445-1-B-1
  • Label Code: SONP-50445A/B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CS 9048 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album) Columbia CS 9048 US 1964
CS 9048 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album, Ter) Columbia CS 9048 US 1964
CS 9048 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album) Columbia CS 9048 US 1965
62463, SBPG 62463 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album, RP) CBS, CBS 62463, SBPG 62463 UK Unknown
BPG 62463 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album, Mono) CBS BPG 62463 UK 1964

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 As Long As The Grass Shall Grow
Written-By – La Farge*
6:10
A2 Apache Tears
Written-By – Cash*
2:34
A3 Custer
Written-By – La Farge*
2:20
A4 The Talking Leaves
Written-By – Cash*
3:55
B1 The Ballad Of Ira Hayes
Written-By – La Farge*
4:07
B2 Drums
Written-By – La Farge*
5:04
B3 White Girl
Written-By – La Farge*
3:01
B4 The Vanishing Race
Written-By – Horton*
4:02

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
  • Mastered At – Customatrix
  • Published By – United International Copyright Representatives, Ltd.
  • Published By – Johnny Cash Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Edward B. Marks Music Corporation
  • Published By – Lazy L. F. Pub. Co.
  • Published By – Alborn Music Co.

Credits

  • Liner Notes – Hugh Cherry
  • Photography By [Cover] – Bob Cato
  • Producer – Don Law, Frank Jones

Notes

Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute pressing per T stamped in runout.

Side I
1. United International Copyright Rep., Ltd. (ASCAP)
2. Johnny Cash Music, Inc. (BMI)
3. United International Copyright Rep., Ltd. (ASCAP)
4. Johnny Cash Music, Inc. (BMI)

Side II
1. Edw. B. Marks Music Corp. (BMI)
2. Lazy L.F. Pub. Co. (ASCAP)
3. Lazy L.F. Pub. Co. (ASCAP)
4. Alborn Music Co. (BMI)

® "Columbia". Marcus Reg. Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): XSM 77918
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): XSM 77919
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped): o XSM-77918-1B C17
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped): T XSM-77919-1A B11
  • Pressing Plant ID (Stamped in runout): T
  • Other (Printed bottom right corner back cover): 3
  • Rights Society (A1, A3, B2, B3): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (A2, A4, B1, B4): BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CS 9048 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album) Columbia CS 9048 US 1964
CS 9048 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album) Columbia CS 9048 US 1965
62463, SBPG 62463 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album, RP) CBS, CBS 62463, SBPG 62463 UK Unknown
BPG 62463 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album, Mono) CBS BPG 62463 UK 1964
SONP 50445 Johnny Cash Bitter Tears - Ballads Of The American Indian ‎(LP, Album, Promo) CBS/Sony SONP 50445 Japan 1971