" Kate " is a song recorded by American country music artist Johnny Cash . It was released in March 1972 as the third single from his album A Thing Called Love . The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.  The song was written by Marty Robbins .
|US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard ) ||2|
|US Billboard Hot 100 ||75|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||89|