|Written by||Stan Jones|
|Publisher||Edwin H. Morris & Co. Inc.|
The song, which is also known as "Ghost Riders in the Sky", has been recorded by numerous non-Muppet artists over the years, and was a very popular instrumental during the "surf guitar" era of the 1960s. Johnny Cash first recorded it in 1979 on his album Johnny Cash - Silver and it was one of his major hits of the 1970s. It was in fact his current hit at the time he recorded his appearance on The Muppet Show. Cash would continue to perform it live in concert for the rest of the life.