Johnny Cash – 3 songs for Throwback Thursday

Folsom Prison Blues

Johnny Cash, Brooks & Dunn, Willie Nelson – Folsom Prison Blues (Live) – 1957

The Live From Folsom Prison recorded January 13, 1968 helped revitalize the career of Johnny Cash. In 1968, Cash won a Grammy award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male, for the live version.

Folsom State Prison is a California State Prison in Folsom, California, U.S., approximately 20 mi (30 km) northeast of the state capital of Sacramento. (Wikipedia)

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Johnny Cash & June Carter – Jackson – 1963

Jackson is a song written in 1963 by Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber and first recorded by Wheeler (Wikipedia).

Release date : February 6, 1967


Hurt – 2002

One of Cash’s final hits released before his death. That is why i like this song. In 2003 « Hurt » was covered by Johnny Cash to commercial and critical acclaim. The original song is from Nine Inch Nails. (Wikipedia)