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Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album
    An Audible Original Drama
    
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        Danny Robins
    
    


    
    
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        Danny Robins
    
    


    
    Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    11,729 ratings
    Overall 4.1
  • Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Danny Robins
  • Narrated by: Danny Robins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,729
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10,673
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,652

This is the story of one of the greatest records ever made - Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - and its shocking and tragic aftermath. Join award-winning journalist Danny Robins on the 50th anniversary of the album as he takes you on a road trip back to 1968, a pivotal year in US history, to investigate the dramatic and unlikely friendship between Johnny Cash, American icon, and Glen Sherley, armed robber and Folsom inmate, and how that friendship was violently torn apart. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narrator, lackluster writing

  • By A on 02-11-19
  • Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album
  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Danny Robins
  • Narrated by: Danny Robins

INTERESTING

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-11-19

It was an interesting story. It did not cover the early years. Only leading up to FOLSOM Prison Concert.

  • Black Fortunes

  • The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires
  • By: Shomari Wills
  • Narrated by: Ron Butler
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 671
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 585
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 577

The astonishing untold history of America's first black millionaires - former slaves who endured incredible challenges to amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the Jacksonian period to the Roaring '20s - self-made entrepreneurs whose unknown success mirrored that of American business heroes such as Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • True His/Herstory

  • By Brazy Brazy on 06-25-18

Excellent reading

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-03-19

I loved reading about successful people during a time of great struggle for people of color. Due to GOD'S GRACE they became millionaires. I am encouraged!

  • Love, Lucy

  • By: Lucille Ball
  • Narrated by: Lucie Arnaz
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,001
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,838
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,834

Love, Lucy is the valentine Lucille Ball left for her fans—a warm, wise, and witty memoir written by Lucy herself. The legendary star of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy was at the pinnacle of her success when she sat down to record the story of her life. No comedienne had made America laugh so hard, no television actress had made the leap from radio and B movies to become one of the world’s best-loved performers. This is her story—in her own words. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great book

  • By SCOTT on 07-11-18

I love Lucy!

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-25-19

I enjoyed the book. It went from her growing up to becoming a star. Covered her and Ricky, having kids, divorcing Ricky and her 2nd marriage. It was very detailed.

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  • Voice of Freedom

  • Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
  • By: Carole Boston Weatherford
  • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
  • Length: 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15

Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Hamer gave a speech at the Democratic National Convention that, despite President Johnson's interference, aired on national TV news and spurred the nation to support the Freedom Democrats.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • History not Taught in Schools🌹

  • By Annree Douglas on 02-07-19

great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-13-19

I recommend this book. The great lesson is to never give up. Even in the early 1900 she stood strange.

  • Black Titan

  • A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
  • By: Carol Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Susan Spain
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 177

A.G. Gaston, the poor grandson of slaves, was born in the Deep South in 1892. Over the course of his extraordinary life, he amassed a fortune of over $130 million and a vast business empire. The story of his remarkable life is written with eloquence and grace by his niece, an Emmy¿ Award-winning journalist and her daughter, who holds degrees from Yale and Harvard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Black Gold = Standing Ovation

  • By 2Fresh on 01-20-16

I loved the story. it was very encouraging.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-13-19

I loved it. this book is an example of being able to achieve anything you put your mine too.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful