johnny_cash_christmasTHE JOHNNY CASH CHRISTMAS SHOW 1977

Johnny Cash did a series of Christmas TV specials and a string of Christmas records (my favorite being the The Classic Christmas Album featuring “Blue Christmas”). In this 1977 TV performance, Cash is in great form. He brings special guests Roy Clark, June Carter Cash, The Carter Family, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison (“Pretty Woman” starts around 23:50), Carl Perkins, and the Statler Brothers. Tune in for Christmas as we celebrated it 36 years ago — with gigantic shirt collars, wavy hair, and bow ties. So many bow ties.

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