FEBRUARY 16TH: ON THIS DAY

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February 16th: On This Day

On this day in 1971, Johnny Cash recorded Man In Black in Nashville at the Columbia Recording Studio. The album would hit #1 on the Country Album chart and 56 on the Pop Albums chart. The album produced “Man in Black” and “Singin’ in Vietnam Talkin’ Blues”, both of which cracked the top twenty on the Country Charts, with “Man in Black” peaking at #3. The album’s name also eventually became Cash’s informal nickname, given to him by the public.

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