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Fact #38245


Short story:

Johnny Cash records a future hit single, Ring Of Fire, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Columbia Records. In 2004, Cash's family will block an attempt by advertisers to use the song to promote haemorrhoid-relief products.

Full article:

Cowboy Jack Clements : I came to Nashville and played guitar on Ring of Fire, had them put a different kind of mic on the drums, just to get their attention, and hummed the horn part to the trumpet players. Bill McElhiney wrote it down, and they played it. And it was a big hit.
(Source : http://www.cowboyjackclement.us/bio/friends/johnny_cash.html)