15/12/1955 Johnny Cash releases "Folsom Prison Blues"
Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins 1968 Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues Lyrics
"Folsom Prison Blues" is a song written in 1953 and first recorded in 1955 by American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. The song combines elements from two popular folk styles, the train song, and the prison song, both of which Cash continued to use for the rest of his career. It was one of Cash's signature songs.