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Johnny Cash, ‘A Boy Named Sue’, on This Is Tom Jones Show, 1970

In 1969 Johnny Cash had a #28 hit with a song that was written by the author of children’s books! Shel Silverstein wrote what would become Johnny’s biggest pop chart success, ‘A Boy Named Sue.’

Here is a sometimes blurry video of Johnny performing the song on the This Is Tom Jones, the popular musical-variety TV show hosted by, of course, Tom Jones. Enjoy!

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