Johnny Cash – Johnny Cash at San Quentin – Vinyl LP


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Johnny Cash at San Quentin” is a legendary live album by the iconic country music artist Johnny Cash, recorded during his performance at the San Quentin State Prison in California on February 24, 1969, and released later that year – this is the 2015 reissue. The album captures Cash at the height of his career, delivering a captivating and electrifying performance to an audience of inmates.

Renowned for his deep, resonant voice and authentic storytelling, Cash delivers a powerful setlist that blends country, folk, and gospel music. The album features a mix of Cash’s original songs and covers, including classics like “Folsom Prison Blues,” “I Walk the Line,” and “San Quentin.” These songs resonate deeply with the incarcerated audience, reflecting themes of redemption, defiance, and the hardships of life.

One of the most memorable moments of the album occurs during the performance of “A Boy Named Sue,” where Cash engages in playful banter with the audience, resulting in moments of humor and camaraderie. The raw energy and emotion of the live setting add an extra layer of authenticity to Cash’s performance, making it a truly unforgettable listening experience. “Johnny Cash at San Quentin” became a commercial success, topping the country album charts and solidifying Cash’s reputation as a pioneer of outlaw country music. The album’s impact extended beyond its musical achievements, sparking discussions about the criminal justice system and prison reform.

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 14 × 1 in




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