Johnny Cash at Folsom

The Magic And Controversy Behind “Folsom Prison Blues”

In the movie, Walk The Line, Joaquin Phoenix Johnny Cash performs “Folsom Prison Blues” after Sam Phillips tells him to sing a song that actually matters. It’s quite the contrast from what country music is today. Of course, “Folsom Prison Blues” didn’t actually stem from Cash’s audition with Sun Records, but there is an element of truth to the scene. Cash was at his best … Continue reading The Magic And Controversy Behind “Folsom Prison Blues”

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“Almost Home” – A Song With Multiple Meanings

Country music has its fair share of common themes. Drinking, cheating, speaking to the downtrodden … even murder is a fair bit more common than it should be. Plights of the homeless and dream sequences aren’t quite as common, but they came together beautifully on Craig Morgan’s breakthrough hit, “Almost Home” back in 2002. Another common theme of country songs is capturing the feeling of … Continue reading “Almost Home” – A Song With Multiple Meanings