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The essential Johnny Cash playlist

Yardbarker Logo By Amy McCarthy of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 21: An artist who managed to fully cross over from country star to full-blown legend, there's no overestimating the influence that Johnny Cash had on American music. The iconic "Man In Black," whose booming baritone and relentless championing of the working class shaped country music in some truly fundamental ways, may have died in 2003, but his legend lives on forever. Looking for a guide to where to start in Cash's massive catalog? These 20 songs are essential additions to any Man In Black playlist. 

The essential Johnny Cash playlist

An artist who managed to fully cross over from country star to full-blown legend, there's no overestimating the influence that Johnny Cash had on American music. The iconic "Man In Black," whose booming baritone and relentless championing of the working class shaped country music in some truly fundamental ways, may have died in 2003, but his legend lives on forever. 

Looking for a guide to where to start in Cash's massive catalog? These 20 songs are essential additions to any Man In Black playlist. 

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