59 Columbia albums plus two new supplemental
compilations make this the all-time, hands-down
granddaddy of all Johnny Cash collections, period.
35 titles released for the first time on CD by
Columbia/Legacy in the U.S.; The first 19 chronological
titles released in monaural (mono) sound for the first
time on CD by Columbia/Legacy in the U.S.
Each title is packaged in an LP-replica minijacket
with its with its original artwork, including
the five original gatefold albums in Cash’s
The accompanying 200-page book includes a definitive
5,000-word essay by veteran annotator Rich Kienzle.
Also included in the booklet is complete discographic
information (songwriters, recording dates and cities,
musicians, guest performers, producers, release dates,
original catalog numbers and Billboard chart numbers for
albums and single tracks, and more).