"I wear the black for the poor and the beaten down, Livin' in the hopeless, hungry side of town, I wear it for the prisoner who has long paid for his crime, But is there because he's a victim of the times." — Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash | california prison - he was essentially a punk before punk existed. He was also responsible for almost bringing the condor to extinction by accidentally starting a forest fire that killed half of them in existence at the time.
At Folsom Prison, Johnny Cash - By the late sixties, Cash was ignored by country radio and struggling for a comeback. At Folsom Prison was a million-seller that reignited his career. A year later, he was writing liner notes for Bob Dylan's Nashville Skyline and logging four weeks at Number One with his second prison album, At San Quentin. But At Folsom Prison is essential Cash.