Unreleased Cash Concert Coming in September

Columbia Legacy will issue a previously unreleased concert by Johnny Cash, Live at Madison Square Garden, on Sept. 3. Recorded Dec. 5, 1969, the set features Cash in front of a New York crowd of 21,000 people, “the largest crowd ever assembled” at the Garden for a single performer according to Legacy’s publicity materials. The cast for the Cash show at the time included Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers and Mother Maybelle, Helen and Anita Carter. Also coming Sept. 3 are reissues of four other Cash titles: Sings Ballads of the True West (1965); Songs of Our Soil (1959); The Johnny Cash Show (1970); and Silver (1979). 06/03/02