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Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album

Written by: Danny Robins
Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
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Please note: contains strong language and adult content.

This is the story of one of the greatest records ever made - Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison - and its shocking and tragic aftermath. Join award-winning journalist Danny Robins on the 50th anniversary of the album as he takes you on a road trip back to 1968, a pivotal year in US history, to investigate the dramatic and unlikely friendship between Johnny Cash, American icon, and Glen Sherley, armed robber and Folsom inmate; and how that friendship was violently torn apart.

This five-part series features narration, interviews, and dramatic reconstruction to explore aspects of the story that have, until now, not been widely known.

As an Audio Show - free for members - when you add Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album - to your library, you'll get all 5 episodes, each with a runtime of about 30 minutes.

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What the critics say

"Excellent... Follows the story's trail like a good old hound dog... This five-part documentary from Audible was made in the US by the writer and broadcaster Danny Robins, and reveals new aspects of Johnny Cash's famous 1968 Folsom Prison gig - he's unearthed some excellent first-hand witnesses." (Sunday Times)

"★★★★☆ A reminder of how deeply incarceration can scar the soul." (The Times)

"Folsom Untold is the fascinating story of Johnny Cash's comeback prison album... Told in remarkable detail... Robins, a British presenter last heard hosting the Haunted podcast, assembles an impressive cast here, criss-crossing the US to visit producers, reporters, musicians and commentators, all of whom share their recollections of Cash. It's a fascinating story and the detail here is remarkable." (Financial Times)

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