This song was written and recorded by Johnny Cash in 1958. It was released as a single on Sun Records. The B-side was Come In Stranger. It was also released on his album Johnny Cash Sings The Songs That Made Him Famous. Merseybeat group Denny Seyton and The Sabres recorded the song in 1963 and it was later released on Unearthed Merseybeat Vol 2 in 2004. John Lennon sang the song during the filming of Bob Dylan’s 1966 documentary Eat The Document.
Now Hear This : Big River – Denny Seyton and The Sabres (2004)