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Legacy Podcast: Johnny Cash

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Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Legacy's podcast takes you behind the scenes and in-depth: Johnny Cash’s groundbreaking TV variety show aired on ABC-TV between 1969-1971. The program featured Cash performing with an eclectic mix of artists, including a few appearing on national TV for the first time. In the first episode, Kris Kristofferson, Marty Stuart and Bill Walker (the show’s musical director) discuss what made the show great, between excerpts of Johnny Cash’s own highlights from the program. Host Rodney Crowell sets the stage for the historic Johnny Cash concerts performed at Folsom Prison, June 13, 1968. Folsom inmate Miller Deadman and Corrections Officer Jim Brown, who were in the cafeteria that day tell the history of the institution, daily life of the prisoners and what it meant to them when The Man in Black came calling.

Language:

English

Contact:

Sony Music Entertainment 550 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10022-3211


Episodes

Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Part 4

1/13/2009
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It was 41 years ago today. Enjoy the final installment, and look for a new series on Cash’s San Quentin concert to start in late February.

Duration: 00:09:12


Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Part 3

12/15/2008
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Inmate Miller Deadman tells how much the men appreciated that “he had something to give and came here to give it to us. ‘Hey Johnny, thanks for coming’ — this is the feeling.” After many songs describing the prisoner’s life in a serious tone, Johnny’s wife June Carter joined him onstage, lightening the mood. Cash […]

Duration: 00:00:01


Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Part 2

12/8/2008
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Journalist Gene Beley, who accompanied the Cashes to Folsom, describes starting the day with June Carter Cash exclaiming “this is a huckleberry picking morning,” the passage through the gates and seeing their first inmates, struck by their youth. C.O. Jim Brown says Cash “worked the crowd,” including singing songs about prison life, and taking a […]

Duration: 00:00:01


Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Part 1

11/26/2008
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Host Rodney Crowell sets the stage for the historic Johnny Cash concerts performed at Folsom Prison, June 13, 1968. Folsom inmate Miller Deadman and Corrections Officer Jim Brown, who were in the cafeteria that day tell the history of the institution, daily life of the prisoners and what it meant to them when The Man […]

Duration: 00:00:01


The Johnny Cash TV Show Podcast Episode 3

1/22/2008
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Between 1969 and 1971, Johnny Cash was at the height of his fame. ABC wanted him on their network, and gave him full creative control. Bob Hilburn and Cash’s son, John Carter Cash, wonder which of today’s artists would have the clout with TV programmers to book the artists featured in this episode – Waylon […]

Duration: 00:08:35


The Johnny Cash TV Show Podcast Episode 2

1/15/2008
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“The Johnny Cash Show” was a TV variety show in the purest sense. Cash handpicked the show’s guests, and never limited his choices to any genre. His daughter, Rosanne Cash, tells us how the program was an extension of her father’s diverse interests. Music director, Bill Walker, and journalist Bob Hilburn recall Cash’s determination to […]

Duration: 00:08:50


The Johnny Cash TV Show Podcast Episode 1

1/8/2008
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Johnny Cash’s groundbreaking TV variety show aired on ABC-TV between 1969-1971. The program featured Cash performing with an eclectic mix of artists, including a few appearing on national TV for the first time. In this first episode, Kris Kristofferson, Marty Stuart and Bill Walker (the show’s musical director) discuss what made the show great, between […]

Duration: 00:07:55