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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Reveals Johnny Cash Masters Series Lineup

Rock Hall Names John Carter Cash Executive Bandleader For 21st Annual Music Masters Concert, Adds Talent To Lineup And Announces On-Sale Dates

Mike Ness Of Social Distortion, Singer-Songwriter Eilen Jewell, And Legendary L.A. Punk Band X Added To Tribute Concert With Keyboardist Tony Harrell As Band Director

Johnny Cash’s ‘Folsom Prison’ Tops Charts This Date In 1968

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.

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"I Walk the Line" b/w "Get Rhythm" by Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two is released, reportedly a 2 million seller, hits #1 C&W and top 20 pop. Cash signs his first management deal with Bob Neal, Presley's manager prior to Col. Tom Parker.

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