Johnny Cash: 50 Years Since Folsom

It was 50 years ago on Jan 12, 2018 that Johnny Cash played at Folsom Prison.

Cash N Girl

 

On this date in 1968, Johnny Cash performed his “Legendary Concert” at the infamous Folsom Prison. He recorded a double album their and later went on to play San Quentin later on.

Cash did a version of the song, “Folsom River Blues” at Folsom that went on to be published more recently too on a “Greatest Hits Collection.” On that track, it sounds like he showed the inmates a good time.

#animeright

Live Pics Are Hard To Find

Folsom First

 

Folsom Last

 

Cash also played at least a third prison, Cummins. It’s probably best not to look into whether he did this as a Christian or for the publicity.

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