Johnny Cash Talks About His Early Days in the Music Biz

In this fascinating interview with Bobby Bare, Johnny Cash talks about his experience breaking into the music business and making his first records:

Topics covered include: how Sam Phillips at first wanted Tennessee Ernie Ford to record “Folsom Prison Blues”; why singles (not albums) were the focus during his early years; the revolutionary impact of Cash’s early records; how “I Walk The Line” was transformed; finding a good tempo for a song; and moving to California.

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