Song facts: The inspiration for “Folsom Prison Blues” came to Johnny Cash after watching the movie Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison. Cash performed the song at the actual Folsom Prison in 1968.

Harmonica type: diatonic

-7 -7  -7     7   -8 6 6 
I hear that train a-comin' 
-7   -7 -7     7    -8   6
It's rollin' 'round the bend 
-7 -7  -7    7    7  -8 6
And I ain't seen the sunshine 
  6    -7 -7    -7  -7
Since, I don't know when 
 6   -6   6   -6 6  -6 6
I'm stuck in Folsom Prison
-6   -6   6    -7  6    -4   
And time keeps draggin' on 
-7  -7     -6   -6   6 -6 -4
But that train keeps a-rollin' 
-4 -4   -4 -4' -3'-2 
On down to San Antone

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