I like Johnny Cash’s songs. Because he’s not trying to cover up. Writes real stuff.
~Bob Dylan (Izzy Young’s Notebooks – Oct 1961)
Shown as part of The Johnny Cash tribute show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City 6 April 1999.
Hey Johnny, I wanna say Hi and I’m sorry we can’t be there, but that’s just the way it is. I wanna sing you one of your songs about trains. I used to sing this song before I ever wrote a song and I also wanna thank you for standing up for me way back when.
- Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
- Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
- Larry Campbell (guitar)
- Tony Garnier (bass)
- David Kemper (drums & percussion)
Released on Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash, Lucky Dog CK86310, 24 September 2002.
And here is a early live version from Johnny Cash:
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