Song of the Day: Folsom Prison Blues

Folsom Prison Blues by none other than Johhny Cash. The song was originally released in December of 1955. Cash wrote the song after watching the movie Inside The Walls Of Folsom Prison. Three years after it’s original release, a live version of the song was recorded from guess where? Folsom Prison. Cash would go onto play multiple prison gigs throughout his career and I have no clue what the stat is on it, but I’d assume he’s near the top of the list for musician performances in prisons.

Here’s the Live version: