“Ring of Fire” became the biggest hit of Johnny Cash’s career, staying at number
one on the charts for seven weeks. It ranked No. 4 on CMT‘s 100 Greatest Songs
in Country Music in 2003 and is at #87 on Rolling Stone‘s list of The 500 Greatest
Songs of All Time.
The song was certified Gold on January 21, 2010 by the R.I.A.A. and has also
sold over 1.2 million digital downloads.