At Folsom Prison (live album) by Johnny Cash

At Folsom Prison
At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
(Live album)
Year: 1968
Overall rank: 308th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 896 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1968 (9th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1960s (44th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (308th)
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At Folsom Prison is ranked as the best album by Johnny Cash.

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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 82.5/100, a mean average of 81.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.0.

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75/100
From 02/08/2021 13:54
remarkable
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85/100
From 02/03/2021 00:55
Sorry johnny you can't say h*ll and sh*t
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85/100
From 11/29/2020 07:19
Wider-ranging set list than San Quentin, but I ultimately prefer the older Cash of the other album by a hair.
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65/100
From 09/26/2020 23:35
65/100.

Best songs: Folsom Prison Blues, Jackson
Worst songs: The Long Black Veil, The Wall

One of the best live records, and a really good album overall.
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From 09/09/2020 21:22
Not even a big fan of Johnny Cash, but how could you not give this 100 out 100?
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From 07/09/2020 02:37
I loved the energy from this, it really felt like a good time the entire album. Funny how music has changed, and this is truly all about the lyrics and the pacing. Really like it.
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From 07/08/2020 21:47
This is truly one for the museums! I do not much like live albums tbh but this is great. The performance, the audience, the background story, Johnny's attitude... a game changing, landmark record!
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85/100
From 07/04/2020 22:23
Music is already great but the backstory behind the iconic performance adds to its legacy. A landmark in American music.
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70/100
From 08/25/2019 15:42
First Johnny Cash album I've listened to and really enjoyed it though not really a big fan of this genre - however the songs are bright and fresh with plenty of humour in the lyrics and delivery
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80/100
From 06/17/2019 23:15
Really good album. Great interaction, easy to listen from start to finish. Best songs are Cocaine Blues, 25 Minutes To Go, Orange Blossom Special, and Jackson.
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Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
3. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
6. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
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8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
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18. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
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