JOHNY CASH SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1969

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The Johnny Cash Show was a music variety show hosted by Johnny Cash. The
TV series from Screen Gems ran for 58-episodes from June 7, 1969 to March 31,
1971 on ABC. The show was recorded at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, then home
of the Gand Ole Opry. It reached No. 17 in the Nielsen ratings in 1970. Cash opened each show, and its regulars included members of his touring troupe, his wife June
Carter Cash, the Carter Family, The Statler Brothers, Carl Perkins, and Johnny’s
backing band the Tennessee Three. The show featured many folk-country musicians such as Bob Dylan, Linda Ronstadt, kristofferson, Merle Haggard, and Tammy
Wynette.

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