Johnny Cash’s ‘At Folsom Prison’ at 50: An Oral History

Johnny Cash’s ‘At Folsom Prison’ at 50: An Oral History

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Five decades after Johnny Cash’s At Folsom Prison album was recorded, it remains as mythical as ever. The concert and its star bore into the international imagination and for various reasons never left it. Dressed in his trademark black on January 13th, 1968, he paradoxically celebrated prison and outlaw life while creating a damning portrait of the prison experience that pricked the

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Johnny Cash’s ‘At Folsom Prison’ at 50: An Oral History

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