Flashback: George Jones, Johnny Cash Sing ‘I Got Stripes’

Flashback: George Jones, Johnny Cash Sing ‘I Got Stripes’
Hell-raisers George Jones and Johnny Cash never did hard time, but both briefly viewed life through the bars of a jail cell. And on this day 35 years ago, they teamed up to sing Cash’s “I Got Stripes” live onstage.

Cash, of course, became well-known for his support of prisoners and would record legendary albums at two of California’s most notorious institutions, Folsom and San Quentin. Jones, meanwhile, waged a lifelong battle with alcohol and drug abuse and, at the height of his addiction, his reputation for missing concerts
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