‘Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison: Legacy Edition’ Wows Critics 40 Years Later

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of one of the most influential days in rock history, ‘Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison: Legacy Edition’ (Columbia/Legacy), a two-disc, one DVD box set, debuted this month to critical accolades from across the country. Read on for the critic’s raves:

• “… the expanded edition makes for an excellent historical document, highlighting Cash’s rapport with prison folk…” – **** Rolling Stone

• “While the 1968 edition certainly captures the show’s heart and soul, these new extras offer important insight into the making of an album that hasn’t aged one bit in its 40-year existence.” – Paste Magazine (95/100)

• “Johnny Cash is honored with a groundbreaking box set.” – Los Angeles Times

• “Not only a significant upgrade over the 1999 reissue but an essential compilation for even the most casual Cash collector.” – Blurt Online

• “… Enlightening, fascinating…” – Atlanta Journal Constitution

• “… A Legacy Edition that lives up to its name.” – Rocky Mountain News

• “Does it get any more perfect than this? … What this 40th anniversary re-release gives the Cash fan goes above and beyond what any of us deserve. It’s a complete package that no Cash fan should be without.” – Vail Daily

• “… The makings of a very important historical document for music fans in America, country or otherwise… You won’t want to miss this new set – the definitive Folsom Prison release.” – Country Standard Time