Cash's first two recordings with the independent record label were "Hey, Porter" and "Cry! Cry! Cry!", both songs that found mild success. He climbed to the top 5 tier on country charts with his second solo record, which featured "Folsom Prison Blues." Next came "I Walk the Line," one of his most memorable singles and his first chart topper. In 1956, Cash recorded an impromptu jam session with Elvis Presley, sitting, Jerry Lee Lewis, left, and Carl Perkins, center. The songs, mostly gospel, were later released in the album "Million Dollar Quartet."
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