JULY 26TH: ON THIS DAY

July 26th: On this day

On this day in 1969¬†Johnny Cash released the single, “A Boy Named Sue”, a song written by Shel Silverstein. Cash was at the height of his popularity when he recorded the song live at California’s San Quentin State Prison at a concert on February 24, 1969. The song tells the tale of a young man’s quest for revenge on a father who abandoned him at 3 years of age and whose only contribution to his entire life was naming him Sue.

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