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A Boy Named Sue

A Boy Named Sue


by Johnny Cash

Video & Audio

Johnny Cash: Live at San Quentin Prison Performing "A Boy Named Sue"

The cameramen do a great job of catching the prisoner's amused reactions to the lyrics, as well as showing Cash literally reading the lyrics off a piece of paper in his first performance of the song.

Johnny Cash: "Hurt"

Originally by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Cash made the song his own with this striking cover version. Official video.

Johnny Cash Interview from the Appalachians

Sitting in a cabin within the spectacular mountain range, Johnny Cash and Roseanne Cash recount their royal Scottish ancestry and his long singing career. He jokes about how an Irishman came up to him after a show saying that his song "Forty Shades of Green" is actually an Irish folk song, when in reality Cash wrote it. He then sings "Forty Shades of Green" with Roseanne in a touching duet. One of his last interviews before his death.

Johnny Cash Interview for Danish TV

A six-part television interview that goes into his whole career, his songwriting process, and how he sings about "the dark side" of life.

Johnny and June Carter sing "Jackson"

The happy couple sing their Grammy-winning track together.

Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon: "It Ain't Me Babe"

The stars of Walk the Line sing their rendition of Johnny Cash and June Carter's famous song.

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