Johnny Cash And June Carter Performed Inside A Prison And They Became Their Heroes 664
Back in the day, everyone jumped at the opportunity to hear Johnny Cash perform live, it was on everyones “must do” list. But in his time, Cash also performed in some unusual venues, such as prisons. He’s done a few performances for inmates at prison in his time and even recorded them, first at Folsom Prison and another time at San Quentin. During his visit to San Quentin on Feb 24 1969, he also record a live album that went gold the same year. He was accompanied by his wife, June Carter, who married just the year before. The two on stage performed numerous of Cash’s old songs and they were a huge hit with the inmates and guards alike. It was a day that everyone came together for their united love of music and Cash become their hero.