Released in '64. On Bootleg Vol II there's his very first live radio broadcast for KWEM in Memphis where he also sings this song. That was when Cash worked for the Home Equipment Co across the street, sponsor of the show. It's also on his Story Songs Of The Trains And Rivers album (Sun - '69.
Not to be confused with the Triffids song from Born Sandy Devotional ('86).
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