“Guess Things Happen That Way” is a 1958 cross over single by Johnny Cash, which was written by Jack Clement. The single was Johnny Cash’s fourth number one on the country chart spending eight weeks at number one and a total of twenty-four weeks on the chart.
The B-side of “Guess Things Happen That Way”, a song entitled, “Come In Stranger” made it to number six on the country chart. The single also crossed over to the pop chart, peaking at number eleven. The song was also featured in the 1993 film A Perfect World directed by Clint Eastwood and was put on the films soundtrack.
From the album Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous
B-side “Come In, Stranger (song)”
Released May 19, 1958
Genre Rock and roll
Songwriter(s) Jack Clement
Producer(s) Sam Phillips. Jack Clement