All Over Again (Johnny Cash song)

"All Over Again"
Single by Johnny Cash
A-side "All Over Again"
"What Do I Care"
Released Autumn 1958
Genre Country
Label Columbia 4-41251
Songwriter(s) Johnny Cash[1]
Johnny Cash singles chronology
"The Ways of a Woman in Love"
(1958)
"All Over Again"
(1958)
"It's Just About Time"
(1958)
Music video
"All Over Again" (audio only) on YouTube

"All Over Again" is a song written and originally recorded by Johnny Cash. He recorded it for his first single on Columbia Records.[2]

The single (Columbia 4-41251, with "What Do I Care" on the opposite side)[3][4][5][6] was released between September and November 1958.[7][8]

"All Over Again" reached number 38 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 4 on the Billboard country chart,[2] while "What Do I Care" made it to number 52 and number 7, respectively.

Background

For his first Columbia single, Cash wrote and recorded the song "All Over Again," a song of love and devotion with the singer proclaiming, "Every time I look at you I fall in love all over again." It was the perfect transition single, sounding as if it might have been a Sun release, and yet there was something very fresh and new about it. [...] Interestingly, it was never included on an album at the time of its release in 1958, and yet Cash never forgot about it. He also favored the single's B-side, "What Do I Care."

—  John M. Alexander. The Man in Song: A Discographic Biography of Johnny Cash[2]

Charts

Chart (1958) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[9] 4
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 38

References

  1. ^ "Johnny Cash - What Do I Care / All Over Again". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-01-17.
  2. ^ a b c John M. Alexander (16 April 2018). The Man in Song: A Discographic Biography of Johnny Cash. University of Arkansas Press. pp. 41–. ISBN 978-1-61075-628-0.
  3. ^ John L. Smith (1 January 1999). Another Song to Sing: The Recorded Repertoire of Johnny Cash. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-3629-7.
  4. ^ Joel Whitburn (2002). Top Country Singles, 1944 to 2001: Chart Data Compiled from Billboard's Country Singles Charts, 1944-2001. Record Research. ISBN 978-0-89820-151-2.
    Joel Whitburn (2005). Joel Whitburn's Top Country Songs: 1944-2005, Billboard. Record Research. ISBN 978-0-89820-165-9.
  5. ^ Tim Neely (2004-05-01). Goldmine Records & Prices. Krause Publications. ISBN 978-0-87349-781-7. All Over Again What Do I Care.
  6. ^ Peter Lewry (2001). I've Been Everywhere: A Johnny Cash Chronicle. Helter Skelter. ISBN 978-1-900924-22-1.
  7. ^ Steve Turner (2005-10-30). The Man Called CASH: The Life, Love and Faith of an American Legend. Thomas Nelson. pp. 245–. ISBN 978-1-4185-7809-1.
  8. ^ Johnny Cash - All Over Again, retrieved 2019-06-15
  9. ^ "Johnny Cash Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-01-17.
  10. ^ "Johnny Cash Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-01-17.


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