Third Man Records Unearths 1973 Johnny Cash Live Album
The previously unreleased project is Third Man's the subject of the latest Vault Package
In 1973, Clive Davis decided to highlight the Murderer’s Row lineup of artists signed to Columbia Records with a week of concerts.
“A Week To Remember” started on April 29 and included performances from Miles Davis, the Staple Singers, Bruce Springsteen, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Johnny Cash at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles.
Now, Cash’s legendary performance from that week will be released for the first time ever. A Night To Remember – a 2 LP set features a gold foil LP jacket, a “double vintage white LP,” a gold 7″ featuring two “unreleased Forever Words pieces by Ruston Kelly and a mystery artist,” and a DVD of the performance. The collection will be released as Third Man Records’ Vault Package No. 45.
The collection features guest appearances from June Carter Cash and Carl Perkins, a cover of Kris Kristofferson’s “Sunday Morning Coming Down” and some of Cash’s biggest hits at the time like “I Walk The Line” and “Hey Potter.” It also includes behind-the-scenes, backstage footage from the 1973 show.
Here’s a photo of it.
The package is available to order here until July 31 and the tracklist follows below:
1. “Big River”
2. “Sunday Morning Coming Down”
3. “The City Of New Orleans”
4. “Ballad Of Barbara”
5. “A Boy Named Sue”
6. “Going To Memphis”
7. “That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine” with Carl Perkins
8. Medley: “Hey Porter/ Folsom Prison Blues/ Wreck Of The Old 97/Orange Blossom Special”
9. “I Walk The Line”
10. “Jackson” with June Carter Cash
11. “If I Were A Carpenter” with June Carter Cash
12. “Help Me Make It Through The Night”
13. “Help Me” with June Carter Cash and Larry Gatlin
14. “Lord, Is It I?/The Last Supper”
15. “If I Had A Hammer” with June Carter Cash
16. “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” with June Carter Cash and Carl Perkins
17. “Daddy Sang Bass” with June Carter Cash and Carl Perkins
18. “Folsom Prison Blues (outro)”