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Johnny Cash And Elvis Presley Together: I dont believe Ive ever seen this before

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by mpayan, Feb 20, 2021.

  1. mpayan

    mpayan Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Maybe this is well known but I certainly have never seen it before and I watch around quite a bit for these tid bits of footage..pretty cool I thought. Amazing how young Elvis looks compared to Johnny here. Johnny was sure rough on himself. Anyway, pretty cool vid I thought...

     
  2. EdgardV

    EdgardV Forum Resident

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    And here, impersonating one another.



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  3. mpayan

    mpayan Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Lol cool. I had seen the Johnny bit but hadnt heard the Elvis does Cash one.

    Did Elvis or Johnny ever have any stories about their time together? I dont recall any.
     
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  4. EdgardV

    EdgardV Forum Resident

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    Don't know. While I like some of both artists work, you introduced me to this pairing! I just happened across this video when looking at yours. Laugh out loud.
     
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  5. There's this excerpt from "Cash : The Autobiography"
    More on the Elvis Australia site: Johnny Cash Remembers Elvis Presley | Elvis Articles
     
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  6. And this...

     
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  7. mpayan

    mpayan Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Its interesting that Johnny talks about how he was impressed with Elvis' rhythm guitar playing. Obvious statement I guess, but that may be one thing is kind of overlooked about Elvis. His impeccable sense of rhythm. Im sure the rhythm guitar came very natural to him. Im a pretty good picker, but man rhythm guitar for me is anything but natural. Lennon was like that also I think, he just had that natural sense.
     
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  8. John B Good

    John B Good Forum Hall Of Fame

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    Don't suppose anyone who can read lips got anything from the 39 second clip. That DJ Jerry, he talks at 16 RPM :)

    Is he just being facetious when he refers to Carl Perkins?
     
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