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Johnny Cash’s First Performance of “Man in Black” at Ryman Auditorium in 1971

Johnny Cash’s First Performance of “Man in Black” at Ryman Auditorium in 1971

Johnny Cash proved a spokesman for all generations when he performed a special concert strictly for college students on Feb. 17, 1971, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Johnny filmed portions of the concert for a special segment of his ABC television series, The Johnny Cash Show. At one point, Johnny introduced a new song that he…MORE

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Still Rings True

Still Rings True

Keith Whitley’s new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame will open on May 3. Photo courtesy Jim Shea/CMHOF