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Johnny Cash: A Night To Remember

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Johnny Cash in a never-before-seen 1973 concert recently found in Sony Music ...

Credit: Courtesy of Urve Kuusik/Sony Music Entertainment

Above: Johnny Cash in a never-before-seen 1973 concert recently found in Sony Music Entertainment’s vault.

On May 5, 1973, Johnny Cash performed a stunning set at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, featuring a guest appearance by his wife, June Carter Cash.

Among the classics Johnny performed that night were "Big River," "Jackson," "Folsom Prison Blues," "A Boy Named Sue" and "Sunday Morning Coming Down."

This recently unearthed footage from the Sony vault captures Johnny at his best, from his signature ballads to hard rocking numbers, backed by his world class band.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Urve Kuusik/Sony Music Entertainment

June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash in a never-before-seen 1973 concert recently found in Sony Music Entertainment’s vault.

The live show is followed by a preview of the forthcoming documentary, "The Man In Black In Britain." The film tells the story of the deep, long-standing connection Johnny had with the UK, which led to the natural creation of the "Royal Philharmonic Orchestra" album at the Abbey Road Studios.

Columbia/Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, released "Johnny Cash and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra." Produced by Nick Patrick and Don Reedman, it is the latest in a series of RPO albums showcasing classic recordings by timeless artists in sublime new musical settings.

Johnny Cash: A Night To Remember: Preview

Discover a never-before-seen Johnny Cash concert from 1973, featuring some of his biggest hits.

“Johnny Cash: A Night To Remember” features these performances:

  • “Big River”
  • “Sunday Morning Coming Down”
  • “Ballad Of Barbara”
  • “A Boy Named Sue”
  • “Another Man Done Gone”/”Going To Memphis”
  • Medley: “Hey Porter”/ “Folsom Prison Blues”/“Wreck Of The Old 97”/”Orange Blossom Special”
  • “Jackson”
  • “If I Were A Carpenter”
  • “Help Me Make It Through The Night”
  • “Lord Is It I?”/“The Last Supper”
  • “Folsom Prison Blues”

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Produced by Sony Music Entertainment.

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