A Boy Named Sue

From Johnny Cash’s famous concert in San Quentin: Great lyrics sung perfectly by Cash. I love this. There’s an interesting article about the tune at Wikipedia.

Up Yours

I love this photo of Johnny Cash. His expression drives home the poignancy. Johnny Cash Gives You the Finger provides a good write-up about it and its origin: …[the photographer] snapping pictures of Cash before a concert at San Quentin Prison, asked Cash for a shot “for the warden,” and got this result.

WOW: The Noob Who Pwned

The Ballad of the Noob, a tale from the game World Of Warcraft that’s told using the song A Boy Named Sue, which was made famous by Johnny Cash. I laughed. Some explanation to those who don’t get it: – WOW (World Of Warcraft) is a multi-player online game where you live vicariously through a fantastical character you create. You accomplish quests and kill enemies to advance in level. The

“Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”

When Joaquin Phoenix says those words while on stage in the movie, Walk The Line, you don’t doubt it. His performance is remarkable. It’s a movie about how Johnny Cash got into music, his influences (personal and musically), and how he ended up marrying June Carter. I was disappointed when the movie ended at that point; I wanted to see what he went through with the next 35 years with

Jailed Cash

A 1965 photo of Johnny Cash before spending a night in jail. Johnny Cash was arrested in October 1965 at the El Paso International Airport after U.S. Customs agents found hundreds of pep pills and tranquilizers in his luggage as he returned from a trip to Juarez, Mexico. The Man in Black spent a night in the county jail and later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count, for which he