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A Boy Named Sue (Live)


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Customer Reviews

Great song definitive performance.......

My dad played me this song when I was little and he enjoyed my reaction as much as I enjoyed the song. The fact it's played live in a prison, San Quentin, I think, adds to the atmosphere as you hear the laughter and cheers that drive Johnny on to a great performance. This is a real gem to find on video and I'm looking forward to showing my dad as it will bring back good memories.

Great song and video

I love this, I had to my name is Sue.


Born: 26 February 1932 in Kingsland, AR

Genre: Country

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Johnny Cash was one of the most imposing and influential figures in post-World War II country music. With his deep, resonant baritone and spare percussive guitar, he had a basic, distinctive sound. Cash didn't sound like Nashville, nor did he sound like honky tonk or rock & roll. He created his own subgenre, falling halfway between the blunt emotional honesty of folk, the rebelliousness of rock & roll, and the world-weariness of country. Cash's career coincided with the birth of rock &...
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