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  1. The most notorious prisons in American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | News Times

    ... to understand what it's like on the inside. Country star Johnny Cash recorded monumental live albums at Folsom State Prison and San Quentin in California, playing music for caged men and brightening spirits. Places like "The Farm" in Angola, ...

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  2. Ex-offenders deserve a second chance at lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | The Wave

    ... 11 - the beginning of many run-ins with the law. In 2009, I was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in Folsom State Prison on a conviction for attempted burglary in the second degree. After I was released on parole in 2011, I was determined to set ...

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  3. the People v. Steven Mark WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | FindLaw

    ... Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014). We shall reverse. In 2002 defendant was incarcerated at Folsom State Prison for a term of 93 years to life for convictions of robbery (A 211), second degree burglary (A 459), and escape (A 4532, subd. ...

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  4. The most notorious prisons in American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Albany Times Union

    ... to understand what it's like on the inside. Country star Johnny Cash recorded monumental live albums at Folsom State Prison and San Quentin in California, playing music for caged men and brightening spirits. Places like "The Farm" in Angola, ...

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  5. Get a look at the most notorious prisons in American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | SFGate

    ... to understand what it's like on the inside. Country star Johnny Cash recorded monumental live albums at Folsom State Prison and San Quentin in California, playing music for caged men and brightening spirits. Places like "The Farm" in Angola, ...

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  6. Johnny Cash film in the works 50 years after Folsom Prison concert: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... development," director Thom Zimny said. On Jan. 13, 1968, Cash performed and recorded a pair of shows at Folsom State Prison. Material from the concerts was released as an album by Columbia Records under the title "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison," ...

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  7. Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | WKRN

    "I woke up and saw missile warning and thought no way. I thought 'No, this is not happening today,'" Malapit said. Backed by June Carter, Carl Perkins and the Tennessee Three, Cash performed two shows at Folsom State Prison in California on January 13, 19

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  8. Today in History: January 13, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Cleveland.com

    On Jan. 13, 1968, country singer Johnny Cash performed and recorded a pair of shows at Folsom State Prison in California; material from the concerts was released as an album by Columbia Records under the title "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison," which proved a hit. In 1733, James Oglethorpe and some 120 English colonists arrived at Charleston, South Carolina, while en route to settle in present-day Georgia.

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  9. "I thought I'd come out and introduce myself and sing."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | MetaFilter

    The gates of Folsom State Prison closed behind Gene Beley. It was 1968, and it was the first time the 28-year-old had ever been to state prison.

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  10. Today In History, Jan. 13: "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    On Jan. 13, 1968, country singer Johnny Cash performed and recorded a pair of shows at Folsom State Prison in California; material from the concerts was released as an album by Columbia Records under the title "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison," which proved a hit. In 1962, comedian Ernie Kovacs died in a car crash in west Los Angeles 10 days before his 43rd birthday.

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  11. Johnny Cash's 'At Folsom Prison': Rosanne Cash Recalls Iconic Live AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | RollingStone

    Fifty years ago Johnny Cash strode into Folsom State Prison in Represa, California, behind a truckload of recording equipment and emerged with an eternal album. The union of Cash and his hungry, jailhouse audience communicated a startling authenticity, a singular moment that remains elusive to musicians who would try to recreate it.

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  12. When Johnny Cash Met Glen SherleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Johnny Cash first performed the song "Greystone Chapel" as part of his legendary recording session at Folsom State Prison near Sacramento, 50 years ago this Saturday. It was also the day Cash met the the song's author, inmate Glen Sherley.

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  13. Folsom Prison Marks 50th Anniversary of Johnny Cash ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Musicians in Folsom State Prison perform in the exact spot in dining room 2 where Johnny Cash played his famous concert on Jan. 13, 1968. Gary Calvin gripped his bass guitar and dug into a low-end funky groove, eyes clenched as his fingers plucked a flurry of notes that reverberated off the room full of empty metal tables - drawing the sleepy gaze of an armed guard.

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  14. James Garner pays tribute to The Man in BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Village Life

    ... storyteller. The band's roots in Cash's legacy run deep. A decade ago the band took its show to the Folsom State Prison for the 40th anniversary of Cash's infamous live album recorded behind prison walls. For a commemoration of a different nature, ...

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  15. Music rolls on at Folsom Prison 50 years after Johnny Cash madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    Inmates participate in an auto shop class at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, Calif., where the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's celebrated performance that resulted in the "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison" live album is being marked. less Inmates participate in an auto shop class at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, Calif., where the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's celebrated performance that resulted in the "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison" live ... more Inmates exit the East Gate as a buck wanders past the area where Johnny Cash once stood for an iconic portrait by Jim Marshall before his performance at Folsom State Prison almost 50 years ago.

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  16. Music rolls on at Folsom PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... on Jan. 13, 1968, he did just that, performing for the inmates in the California prison's dining hall. FOLSOM STATE PRISON, Calif. - Irony isn't something the residents of Folsom State Prison spend much time contemplating. But it's not lost on Roy ...

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  17. Music rolls on at Folsom Prison 50 years after Johnny Cash made historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Irony isn't something the residents of Folsom State Prison spend much time contemplating. But it's not lost on Roy McNeese Jr. exactly where he spends every Tuesday.

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  18. Today: America First or America Alone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... are having the intended deterrent effect. Nearly 50 years have passed since Johnny Cash walked into Folsom State Prison on Jan. 13, 1968, and recorded a live album that would renew his career. Since then, much has changed: The gray cells on ...

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  19. Sac signs on with program to curb gun violence, 3 other NorCal storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... chambers on the proposed water rate increases. ++ More than 200 bikes that were restored by an inmate at Folsom State Prison will be donated to children in need. The bikes will be picked up Tuesday by the Cameron Park Rotary. ++ The San Joaquin ...

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  20. Renowned jazz guitarist to perform free concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Davis Enterprise

    ... of the Pacific and Cosumnes River College, he also has gained recognition for teaching inmates guitar at Folsom State Prison. Robinett grew up surrounded by legendary musicians. His father was the first cousin of the great jazz bassist Charles ...

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