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I Got Stripes - Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues

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  1. Also in , Cash recorded and released his most popular album, Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison. Recorded during a prison concert, the album spawned the number one country hit "Folsom Prison Blues," which also crossed over into the pop charts. By the end of the year, the record had gone gold.
  2. 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.
  3. Despite little initial investment by Columbia, At Folsom Prison was a hit in the United States, reaching number one on the country charts and the top 15 of the national album chart. The lead single, a live version of "Folsom Prison Blues", was a top 40 hit, Cash's first since 's "Understand Your Man".Genre: Outlaw country, rockabilly, folk.
  4. Precision F-Strike: "Cocaine Blues", released in on Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison, contains the line "I can't forget the day I shot that bad bitch down", which was borderline-scandalous for a country music album in The '60s. (Indeed, Cash chose not to use the word when he recorded a studio version of the song a decade later.).
  5. In , during his time in the Army, Johnny Cash watched the Crane Wilbur film Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison and was inspired to write a song from the perspective of the incarcerated. The.
  6. Lyrics to I Got Stripes by Johnny Cash from the At Folsom Prison album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more!

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