3- CD Cap-Box with 100-page booklet, 111 tracks. Playing time approx. 223 mns.
Bear Family Records is proud to present the most eagerly awaited entry in its series of Studio 'Outtakes' releases that includes the Everly Brothers and Janis Martin. The CD-set provides an unprecedented collection of every known alternative take recorded by Johnny Cash at Sun Records, including previously unissued alternative takes. This set offers the dedicated Johnny Cash fan and collector an opportunity to hear subtle differences between takes as each song developed in the studio.
Material is presented in chronological order for easy reference and comparison with master recordings and focuses on the first four years (1955-1958) of Johnny Cash's career, widely acknowledged as his peak period of youthful creativity. The package includes a lavishly illustrated booklet containing rare and previously unpublished photos of his fishing trip with Johnny Horton, as well as original session notes.