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JOAQUIN PLAYS FOLSOM PRISON

Actor Joaquin Phoenix, who's drawing raves for his portrayal of Johnny Cash in the movie Walk the Line, retraced Johnny's steps as he played a concert at California's Folsom Prison.


Shooter Jennings and Joaquin Phoenix
by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage.com
The prison was the site of Johnny's landmark 1968 concert, which produced the award-winning album Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison. Joaquin and Shooter Jennings, who plays his dad Waylon Jennings in the movie, performed a few acoustic songs at the prison's Greystone Chapel for approximately 54 inmates. The prison warden presented Joaquin with a license plate made by the inmates inscribed with his name.

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