“Where the Soul of Man Never Dies”

Johnny Cash & Emmylou Harris. Sort of via First Thoughts. [Read more...]

“Johnny Cash and His Prison Reform Campaign”

On 26 July 1972, three grizzled-looking men dressed uneasily in suits gave evidence at a US Senate subcommittee on prison reform. Two of the men were former inmates of some of the toughest prisons in the US – the third was the country and western singer, Johnny Cash. Cash’s famous live albums recorded at Folsom [Read More...]

Johnny Cash

I love songs about horses, railroads, land, judgment day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And mother. And God. –via [Read more...]