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Folsom Prison Blues

Features of This Track

country roots
blues influences
folk influences
mild rhythmic syncopation
demanding instrumental part writing
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
twangy guitars
a dynamic male vocalist
acoustic rhythm guitars
an upbeat two-step feel
hard swingin' rhythm

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Dude just looks rowdy in that prison garb. Nice guitar solo.
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shawnmichael h a l l 1 9 8 5
I named my 9 year old folson cash. I thought the n made it sound more like a lil boys name
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nicko252008
Who wrote this song cash? or Merle?
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Best song ever and haters go suck it
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F**king outlaw! Yeah
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Johnny much better
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John and Merle both great
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Awesome song <3 Johnny was still better tho.
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Don't forget they were/are great in their time. I ate with J.C. at a church in My Pleasant, IA where he put on one he'll of a show at Old Threshold Reunion. (I was a cop and liaison with his personal security). Nice man to me.
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You suck doc. Merle is better than you.
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This sucks
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Jackson
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Great song
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I am not ok with this...Johnn y Cash does it so much better
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eemerson70
Its time to get jiggiez mi niggiez
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asiamorgenth a l e r
I like this version better than Johnny Cash's... Great song!!!
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Lb what the hell is wrong with you do you have any taste in music!!!!
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It's ok, not as good as Johnny.
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A very good cover of Mr. Cash's song. Of course Cash's is better, but this is very close to being as great as his. And all of you who hate covers remember, Johnny Cash did tons of covers. Hurt was a cover and its one if the greatest songs ever.
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My husband loves this song......bu t johnny cash you take this one home.
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924779551
I like Johnny better.
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doesnt even come close to johnny, sorry :/
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daleyfam6
Great cover!! Love merle and johnny!!
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cpfischer
Sorry Merle, this song belongs to Johnny Cash.
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Don't even try to cover Johny Cash, Merle
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pseudo_sanit y
james you must be so gay...what's the matter, you have a closet crush on those guys, they're the icons of american music you pole smoker.
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I hate elvis and J-cash... but I love this song!
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Merle's train seems to be going faster than johnny's.
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You guys act like you've never heard of a cover before... *rolls eyes*
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Didnt Johnny Cash make this song?
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I AGREE! WHERE THE F**K IS JOHNNY CASH?
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I was hoping for Johnny Cash. Oh well this is ok.

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