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Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues [Labelle] flac mp3
Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues [Labelle]
Date of release:
July 31, 2012
FLAC vers. size:
1285 mb
MP3 vers. size:
1165 mb
WMA vers. size:
1122 mb
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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.

Cash wrote Folsom Prison Blues while stationed in Germany with the Air Force in 1952. He said he he was inspired by a crime drama that was played for the troops on base called Inside The Walls of Folsom Prison. It was a violent movie, remembered Cash. And I just wanted to write a song that would tell what I thought it would be like in prison.

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. .The film "Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison" (1951) inspired Johnny Cash to write this song. He also borrowed a lot from the album "Seven Dreams" (1953) by Gordon Jenkins. The song blends two genres: train song and prison song. Johnny Cash won his first Grammy Award with this song: Best Country Vocal Performance. Rolling Stone magazine put this song on the 51st position among 100 greatest country songs of all time. J. Johnny Cash Lyrics. album: "With His Hot And Blue Guitar" (1957).

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.

Johnny Cash-Folsom Prison Blues 1 Sheet Music, guitar tabs, bass tabs, chords and guitar pro tabs.

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:49
2 Mean Eyed Cat Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:30
3 Doin' My Time Johnny Cash 2:38
4 Big River Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:32
5 Oh, Lonesome Me Johnny Cash 2:28
6 My Treasure Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 1:16
7 Ballad of a Teenage Queen Johnny Cash 2:11
8 Give My Love to Rose Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:46
9 Luther Played the Boogie Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:05
10 Born to Lose Frankie Brown Johnny Cash 2:11
11 Katy Too Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 1:57
12 Hey Porter Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:13
13 Train of Love Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:20
14 I Walk the Line Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:43
15 Rock Island Line Huddie Ledbetter Johnny Cash 2:11
16 Life Goes on Johnny Cash / Jack Clement Johnny Cash 1:59
17 Belshazzar Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:25
18 So Doggone Lonesome Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:36
19 I Love You Because Leon Payne Johnny Cash 2:27
20 You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven Johnny Cash 2:40
21 I Forgot to Remember to Forget Charlie Feathers / Stan Kesler Johnny Cash 1:55
22 Port of Lonely Hearts Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:33
23 You Tell Me Roy Orbison Johnny Cash 1:20
24 Home of the Blues Johnny Cash 2:39
25 Cry! Cry! Cry! Johnny Cash Johnny Cash 2:26


Frankie Brown - Composer
Johnny Cash - Composer, Primary Artist
Jack Clement - Composer
Charlie Feathers - Composer
Stan Kesler - Composer
Huddie Ledbetter - Composer
Roy Orbison - Composer
Leon Payne - Composer