Respect The Shooter: David Gahr

10.24.2012

ART & DESIGN

Johnny Cash, 1964, Newport Folk Festival

“Johnny Cash was our hero in Newport of 1964. He looked the perfect stud, a card-dealing cowboy with the face of a riverboat gambler, flipping his guitar back and forth with sure nonchalance. It was a face ravaged by strong living and we screamed in the pits like wild ones.”

Caption: Johnny Cash in July 1964 at the Newport Folk Festival. This was the country music veteran’s debut performance at the folk festival, and he wowed the likes of Bob Dylan. Johnny Cash and Dylan became fast friends right there, a relationship that endured throughout their careers.© David Gahr Estate

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