Folsom Prison Blues" is a song written in 1953 and first recorded in 1955 by American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. The song combines elements from two popular folk styles, the train song and the prison song, both of which Cash continued to use for the rest of his career. It was one of Cash's signature songs. It was the eleventh track on his debut album With His Hot and Blue Guitar and it was also included (same version) on All Aboard the Blue Train.
Produced by Sam Phillips, Bob Irwin & Bob Johnston. Album Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar. Folsom Prison Blues Lyrics. I hear the train a comin', it's rolling 'round the bend And I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when I'm stuck in Folsom prison, and time keeps draggin' on But that train keeps a rollin' on down to San Antone
Lyrics to "Folsom Prison Blues" song by Johnny Cash: I hear the train a comin' It's rolling round the bend And I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't k. .I hear the train a comin' It's rolling round the bend And I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when I'm stuck in Folsom prison, and time keeps draggin' on But that train keeps a rollin' on down to San Antone
Folsom Prison Blues" was a Country hit for four weeks and generated a great deal of interest in the rebellious Johnny Cash, who made prison reform his political cause of choice and started regularly performing in jails, doing about 12 shows a year - for free - mostly in Folsom and San Quentin. Said Cash: "I don't see anything good come out of prison. You put them in like animals and tear out the souls and guts of them, and let them out worse than they went i. Standing up for the rights of prisoners is not a popular stance, but Cash came off as a champion for the. The imminently influential yet commercially hapless Charlatans performed a track of "Folsom Prison Blues" on their 1969 eponymous debut album, which was also their only studio release. More songs from Johnny Cash. More songs that were recorded live.
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In 1955, "Folsom Prison Blues" became the second single Johnny Cash released after signing to Sun Records (the same guys who initially produced Elvis), and though the song cracked the Country Top 5, it did not skyrocket him to fame and fortune. It did, however, receive a very warm welcome and almost cult following from prison inmates across the country