Phoenix retraces Cash's footsteps

Phoenix retraces Cash's footstepsJoaquin Phoenix, whose portrayal of Johnny Cash in "Walk the Line" has made him an Oscar front runner, returned on Jan. 3 to the scene of one of the musician's most famous concerts -- Folsom State Prison. The actor and others -- including musician Shooter Jennings, who in the movie plays his father, Waylon Jennings -- toured the facility with prison officials. Cash's Jan. 13, 1968, performance in the prison yard cemented his hardscrabble image and became a popular live album. Phoenix performed several acoustic songs with Jennings at the prison's Greystone Chapel, including Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues."
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