0487 Five Feet High and Rising – Johnny Cash (1959)

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Johnny Cash.

Johnny Cash wrote this song about a flood he witnessed as a child. He recorded it in 1959 and released it as the B-side to I Got Stripes. The single went to number fourteen on the Country Singles chart. The song was also released on Johnny Cash’s 1959 album Songs Of Our Soil. The Beatles played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969.