The cover of Johnny Cash at San Quentin was shot here for Johnny’s 31st album. It was recorded live on February 24, 1969 and released on June 4 of that same year.
The album was certified gold on August 12, 1969, and then platinum and double platinum, and triple platinum by the RIAA on March 27, 2003.
The album was nominated for a few Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and won Best Male Country Vocal Performance for “A Boy Named Sue.”
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin CA 94964