On This Day: Johnny Cash Plays at Fol...

On This Day: Johnny Cash Plays at Folsom Prison

There are 23 comments on the www.findingdulcinea.com story from Jan 13, 2009, titled On This Day: Johnny Cash Plays at Folsom Prison. In it, www.findingdulcinea.com reports that:

On Jan. 13, 1968, singer Johnny Cash dragged his career out of the doldrums with an album recorded inside Folsom Prison before an audience of inmates.

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Louise

Lenni, PA

#1 Jan 13, 2009
I love reading about Johnny Cash. I know he did a lot of things wrong, but visiting the Folsom Prison is one thing he got right. I wonder if any of the inmates that heard him play are still there. I wonder if any of them wrote to him after they got out. I feel like it had to have been an inspiring performance.
A man in Reno

Lenni, PA

#2 Jan 13, 2009
FU, Johnny.
Hester

Lenni, PA

#3 Jan 13, 2009
Johnny Cash. What a legendary performer. I'm going to break my Rusty Cage and run.
Mona

Lenni, PA

#4 Jan 13, 2009
I loved that movie "Walk the Line"
JC is so much more interesting than any of today's young musicians. total snoozefest of spoiled idiots.
pip

Houston, TX

#5 Jan 13, 2009
those badass years are definitely over. if anybody played there now, it would look like a pathetic pr stunt.
Labradoodle

Lenni, PA

#6 Jan 13, 2009
I hated the movie "Walk the Line." Totally overrated.
Josh

Lenni, PA

#7 Jan 13, 2009
Labradoodle wrote:
I hated the movie "Walk the Line." Totally overrated.
But the parody of it, Walk Hard, was amazing
Tom

Lenni, PA

#8 Jan 13, 2009
What a performer and what a life the man lived. I am surprised he lived as long as he did considering how he lived but I guess the love of a woman kept him going.
GRUNGED

Lenni, PA

#9 Jan 13, 2009
Hester wrote:
Johnny Cash. What a legendary performer. I'm going to break my Rusty Cage and run.
Holy crap, I never realized the Soundgarden song was a cover. That's amazing.
Janet

Portland, OR

#10 Jan 13, 2009
A classic bad a$$. I love you, Johnny.
BettyB

Laramie, WY

#11 Jan 13, 2009
Louise wrote:
I love reading about Johnny Cash. I know he did a lot of things wrong, but visiting the Folsom Prison is one thing he got right. I wonder if any of the inmates that heard him play are still there. I wonder if any of them wrote to him after they got out. I feel like it had to have been an inspiring performance.
I like that quote about him and "the convicts getting along just as fellow rebels, outsiders and miscreants should..."
James

Lake Oswego, OR

#12 Jan 14, 2009
What a great old-timey publicity stunt. Sort of reminds me of the Australian government

http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/internati...
Bertram

Lenni, PA

#13 Jan 14, 2009
I saw a man in Reno, just to watch him die.
Dario

Lenni, PA

#14 Jan 15, 2009
A good man he is.
Calvin

Lenni, PA

#15 Jan 21, 2009
Nice article ! Everyone loves a good tale of redemption.
Tennessee Girl

Lynn, MA

#16 Jan 21, 2009
Bertram wrote:
I saw a man in Reno, just to watch him die.
Isn't it " I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die"
Mark

New York, NY

#17 Jan 13, 2010
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine.
drstat2

Merrillville, IN

#18 Mar 23, 2015
Thank God for men like Johnny Cash!
schwoerer5856

Manitowoc, WI

#19 Dec 17, 2015
thats use full.
schwoerer5856

Manitowoc, WI

#20 Dec 17, 2015
Bertram wrote:
I saw a man in Reno, just to watch him die.
yeah its i shot a man in Reno just to watch him die.

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