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Band Takes Johnny Cash's 'Folsom' Concert To Oregon Prisons
By opb.org- Aaron Scott
Published: 05/14/2018

Fifty years ago this month, Johnny Cash released an album that was unlike anything that came before it. Not for the music, but for the place it was recorded: California’s Folsom Prison.

Cash had been performing in prisons for a decade, ever since his song “Folsom Prison Blues” became a hit with inmates. The concert album reinvigorated Cash’s career and became the stuff of rock ‘n’roll legend, reaching a whole new generation through the Hollywood biopic “Walk the Line.”

It’s the kind of project people get obsessed with, like Portland musician Danny Wilson did. About a year ago, he was at a bar with his friend Tracy Schlapp, an artist.

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