You know, if it were so, Johnny Cash and many, many other artists would probably have very few fans. I have been reading this book that vivian, his ex , im now reading all his love letters when he was on the service since 1951 to 1954 , every day he would right her in the morning in the afternoon .I love this song almost as much as his cover of Hurt. If you dint like it, just shake it off your head, and get goin. Just explaining his love and that he would never cheat on her if they were ever married love letters started from page 21 - 269 .So all these dipshits fuck off, just because your black and listen to lil weezy and shit, dont diss the old good stuff. Half of the internet is made up of this type of rubbish. Really, they need to go back to their own parents and deal with their own issues. It is quite depressing that we are talking more about some sad loser and his badly spelled comments, than about a great man like Johnny Cash. S: Why are so many people unable to spell properly or write full sentences?
the lyrics dont say anything about anything even relatively important that still connects to the lyrics. Imagine hearing this sound everyday and never being able to get out of there. That is all.don't post unless you know what your talking isn't about johnny cash's experience. Johnny was an original and there's no one comparable to him. Okay, I Cant See How Anyone Would Sit There And Say This Song Is Racsis when Its Not! Johnny was not the bad ass that his songs portrayed him to be.johnny cash wrote this AFTER!!!
i think it was a bad idea for them to give me this song. Imagine paying your dues to society with never knowing if you will ever get out. he wrote this song well before he got busted for anything. he wrote this song while he was in europe with the army. It definitly think that he had his brother in mind during the writting of mos songs. johnny would have never Been as successful as he is today. I see a lot of people reacted to the email from FNL. N THOSE TWO PPL FUCK NUTZ LICKERS MOTHER AN FUCK NUTS LICKER..?? This Song was Written Way Before This Guy Came Along and Said This He Dont Know Johnny's Life! HE was out of jail and OFF the pain killers he was addicted to.kept getting letters from prisoners there and wrote a song for them..pretty sure he wasnt jailed in folsom prison to begin with..
I think this is a great song, and while people are entitled to their opinions, but you don't have to express them in an ignorant and arrogant manner. To be able to give the world some of the best musicians and composers of all times. Although personal experiences lend more to song writing, it rarely is the case.
Well, I just began to listen Cash in the past two months and I'm loving! Most songs are just songs from a compilation of reasons or inspirations. What's writing about being stuck in a prison got to do with racism?? you all should be ashamed of your self im a freshmen and i have better grammar then you.
I bet there's rich folks eatin', In a fancy dining car, They're probably drinkin' coffee, And smokin' big cigars, But I know I had it comin', I know I can't be free, But those people keep a-movin', And that's what tortures me. I am proud of everyone who has denounced the man who has tainted this site with his stupidy, arrogance and rudeness.
Well, if they freed me from this prison, If that railroad train was mine, I bet I'd move out over a little, Farther down the line, Far from Folsom Prison, That's where I want to stay, And I'd let that lonesome whistle, Blow my Blues away. This is a brilliant song, it is brilliant in its simplicity.I just read all of these comments and let me just say, Entertaining.If you have read this far you obviously are of no importance to anyone and have no significant role to society....................shit............*Comment ended due to suicide*.Alot of people think Johnny doesn't make any sense just because he wrote in the song that he shot a man in Reno just to watch him die but is in a California prison. That nuts licker is not just a racist, he's even a white racist. Holy shit people, learn to ignore things in life, especially an obvious troll. We are a sophisticated species and want to live in peace with humans. I expect an apology to the whole troll community for your outrageous comment!!!Here's a thought, what if he's in Folsom prison on a differant charge and when he has served his time there then he will go to a Nevada prison, or maybe he just never got caught for the reno killing. This and a boy named sue are solid and make me laugh when ever i hear them"When I was just a baby, My Mama told me, "Son, Always be a good boy, Don't ever play with guns,"But I shot a man in Reno, Just to watch him die"Cash was inspired to write this song after seeing the movie "Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison" while serving in West Germany in the United States Air Force.I hear the train a comin'It's rollin' 'round the bend, And I ain't seen the sunshine, Since, I don't know when, I'm stuck in Folsom Prison, And time keeps draggin' on, But that train keeps a-rollin', On down to San Antone.