Thursday, September 13, 2018

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Johnny Cash, 15 Years Gone

JOHNNY CASH MURAL
A mural at The Hole of the Wall, Austin, Texas
Photo taken 2008

Johnny Cash died 15 years ago yesterday -- Sept. 12, 2018.

His tuth goes marching on. Here's a brief musical tribute to the Man in Black:

Speaking of which, let's start with that song;



Here's a Cash obscurity I hadn't heard before yesterday



A strangle little tune Johnny did on his TV. (There's some schtick before the song starts)



Finally, a little New Mexico True from the Man in Black. (I still think the state Tourism Department should use this in an ad …)




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