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Johnny Cash

Tear Stained Letter

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A Thing Called Love is an album by country singer Johnny Cash, released on Columbia Records in 1972 (see 1972 in music). The title song, written by Jerry Reed, was released successfully as a single (with “Daddy” as the B-side, as yet unavailable on CD), reaching No. 2 on the country charts; two more singles charted as well, while the album itself also reached No. 2 on the country album charts. “A Thing Called Love” was re-recorded by Cash for (1988), while “Tear Stained Letter” was reprised on (2002). A note about the song “Kate”: the Canadian pressing of the album contains a completely different version of this song. Even the lyrics are different. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I'm gonna write a tear stained letter

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