Johnny Cash


  • The King at the Garden: Elvis Presley’s 1972 Triumph

    June 10, 1972, was no ordinary day at Madison Square Garden. The hallowed halls, famous for hosting legendary sports battles and unforgettable music performances, were about to witness another momentous event. Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, was back in New York City for the first time since the ’50s. This wasn’t just…

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  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Rock’s Overlooked Matriarch

    Beginnings in the Delta Cotton Plant, Arkansas, 1915: Nestled amidst a sea of cotton fields, this town, where the Mississippi Delta begins its stretch, bore witness to the birth of Rosetta Nubin. It wasn’t just any place; the Delta was the cradle of American music, a melting pot of African rhythms, field hollers, and church…

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  • Johnny Cash Flipping the Bird at San Quentin

    In 1969, in the concrete bowels of San Quentin State Prison, Johnny Cash raised his middle finger to the lens of photographer Jim Marshall. The image is rebellious, iconic, and transcendent, much like the Man in Black himself. But it’s not just a picture; it’s a complex narrative of America, of its music, its social…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 76-80

    Episode 76 This week Jay Jay has a long anticipated & very special guest on the podcast – John Carter Cash! John is the son of June Carter Cash & Johnny Cash, & has created an amazing ongoing musical legacy of his own. Hear John talk about what is was like to have Johnny &…

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