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In Them Old Cotton Fields Back Home: A Trip To Johnny Cash's Dyess
The recent Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess has reneweed interest in the musical legend's childhood.
In this new video from Arkansas Public Media, we take a look inside the agricultural resettlement home in rural Dyess where Johnny, then known as J.R., lived with his parents and six siblings after the Great Depression.