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“Johnny Cash and the Forgotten Prison Blues” on BBC Radio

Written by admin on January 4, 2013 – 8:03 pm -

BBC Radio 4 will air “Johnny Cash and the Forgotten Prison Blues” at 16:00 on Monday, January 7.

The 25-minute show covers Cash’s 1969 appearance at the Cummins Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Johnny Cash and the Forgotten Prison Blues

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The 25 greatest Christmas albums of all time

Written by admin on December 20, 2012 – 2:07 pm -

“A Christmas Gift For You from Phil Spector” has topped Rolling Stone’s list of the 25 greatest Christmas albums of all time.

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Johnny Cash: The Complete Columbia Collection – 63 CD box set

Written by admin on August 5, 2012 – 9:52 pm -

Sony Legacy will release “Johnny Cash – Complete Columbia Albums Collection” in October, which will feature an incredible 63 discs, comprising 59 Columbia albums (on 60 CDs) and three bonus discs that will include Sun Records material, singles and B-sides.

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Johnny Cash 80th Birthday celebration

Written by admin on February 26, 2012 – 9:26 pm -

Johnny Cash’s family gathered at his boyhood home in Dyess, Arkansas today to celebrate what would have been the late star’s 80th birthday. Cash was born in Kingsland, Arkansas on this day in 1932, the fourth of seven children.

This 80th birthday year is set to be a busy one for the Cash estate, with the restoration of the Dyess property, the opening of a museum in Nashville, and a number of promising record releases, including “Bootleg IV: The Soul of Truth” in April, and a comprehensive box set of his first 30 years of recorded output.

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Song of the Week #89 – “Folsom Prison Blues”

Written by admin on January 16, 2012 – 7:45 pm -

Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“Folsom Prison Blues” was first released as a Sun Records single on December 15, 1955, backed with “So Doggone Lonesome.” It also appeared on his first album, “With His Hot and Blue Guitar,” issued by Sun in September 1957.

Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues single

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