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Some of Johnny Cash’s never-before-seen poems will be published in a new book, Forever Words: The Unknown Poems, on November 15. The collection of poems, penned by Cash, are sampled from throughout his life, from the age of twelve to the last months of his life in 2003.
The musical legacy of Johnny Cash will be saluted by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western University for the 21st annual Music Masters Series, a week-long event which hits Cleveland, Ohio in October and culminates with the Music Masters concert on October 21st.
A highly influential…
On July 20, 1968, the live recording of Johnny Cash’s self-written “Folsom Prison Blues” began a four-week reign atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. The same week, parent LP Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison also spent its first of four weeks at No. 1 on Top Country Albums.