JANUARY 13TH: ON THIS DAY

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January 13th: On This Day

On this day in 1968, Johnny Cash recorded the live album, Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison. ¬†Though the record label wasn’t a big fan of the concept of this album, it was a hit in the United States, reaching number one on the country charts and the top 15 of the national album chart.

The lead single from the album, a live version of “Folsom Prison Blues”, was a top 40 hit, Cash’s first since 1964’s “Understand Your Man”.

 

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