The Matador (Johnny Cash song)

"The Matador"
Single by Johnny Cash
from the album Old Golden Throat
B-side "Still in Town"
Released September 1963
Recorded 1963
Genre Country
Length 2:48
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash
Producer(s) Don Law, Frank Jones
Johnny Cash singles chronology
"Ring of Fire"
(1963)
"The Matador"
(1963)
"Understand Your Man"
(1964)

"The Matador" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Johnny Cash. It was released in September 1963. The single peaked at number two on the country charts.[1] "The Matador" also crossed over to the Hot 100, peaking at number 44.[2] The song was written by Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash. It was later included on the album Old Golden Throat; along with the b-side "Still in Town".

Chart performance

Chart (1963) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 44

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 75.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 111.
  3. ^ "Johnny Cash Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Johnny Cash Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.


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