At San Quentin is the 31st overall album by Johnny Cash, recorded live at San Quentin State Prison on February 24, 1969 and released on June 4 of that same year. The concert was filmed by Granada Television, produced and directed by Michael Darlow. The album was a follow-up to Cash's previous live album, the critically acclaimed and commercially successful At Folsom Prison.
The album was certified gold on August 12, 1969, platinum and double platinum on November 21, 1986, and triple platinum on March 27, 2003 by the RIAA. The album was nominated for a number of Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and won Best Male Country Vocal Performance for "A Boy Named Sue."
"San Quentin" (song) was performed twice during the concert at the audience's (prisoners) request.
“The Vocal Chords” are performing in this recording.
We are emulating some of the artists we love and closely re-creating their sound.
Buddy Holly, Elvis, Beatles, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Seekers, The Shadows, The Byrds, The Hollies, Bowie, Orbison, The Coasters, Pink Floyd, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary, Peter and Gordon, Nina Simone, The Weavers, Pete Seeger, Del Vikings, Gene Vincent, The Kingston Trio, The Mamas and the Papas, and many others are our sources of inspiration.
The artwork is a throwback to an iconic album from the sixties with a modern twist.
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