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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jason S. Sexton Folsom Prison’s Greystone Chapel is perhaps the most famous California prison chapel, thanks to Johnny Cash. Open to all inmates is a great beacon of hope for everyone in a place that is, by all definitions, a massive failure of a social engineering experiment. Yet within the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Boom Staff Boom’s quarterly guide to new books to read, places to visit, and things to do in California. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Anthony Hernandez Folsom Prison Museum Los Angeles Poverty Department Hadar Aviram...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 8–21.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., Susanville. Folsom State Prison, Sacramento. Valley State Prison and Central California Women s Facility, Chowchilla. California Health Care Facility, Stockton. ...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 76–81.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in 1950, its dark themes come straight out of traditional murder ballads. Johnny s version on the 1968 Folsom Prison album was outstanding, but this new one is simply perfect. Told in first person, a man goes to the gallows for murder rather than reveal his alibi, an adulterous affair with his best...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the landmark recording of his concert at Folsom Prison outside of Sacramento. Cash had given many concerts in prisons, including San Quentin, near San Francisco, where one prisoner was Merle Haggard, soon to be his peer. A country superstar, Cash spent much of his time in California. According to his...