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Johnny Cash
Born: Feb 26, 1932 in Kingsland, AR
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Died: Sep 12, 2003 in Nashville, TN
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Johnny Cash was one of the most imposing and influential figures in post-World War II country music. With his deep, resonant baritone and spare percussive guitar, he had a basic, distinctive sound. Cash didn't sound like Nashville, nor did he sound like honky tonk or rock & roll. He created his own subgenre, ...Read full biography
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Sings the Ballads of the True West
Released: 1965
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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One of the projects Johnny Cash wanted to do when he was on Sun Records was to record an album of songs from the Old West. Of course, Sam Phillips wouldn't hear of it, but the idea -- along with concept ...Read full review
At Folsom Prison
Released: 1968
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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Folsom Prison looms large in Johnny Cash's legacy, providing the setting for perhaps his definitive song and the location for his definitive album, At Folsom Prison. The ideal blend of mythmaking and gritty ...Read full review
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