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2010-12-03 / Range History
CASH plays Eveleth, 1958
Several months ago, I received a clipping in the mail from a very kind lady, Mary Ann Vukich. The clipping was a short article from 1959 about Johnny Cash getting pulled over near Cook for speeding. I thought, “Wow, Johnny Cash got pulled over in Cook— that’s worth putting in the history section.” I called Mary Ann to see if she had any more information on Cash, and it turned out that there was a great little story to be told: One year earlier, in 1958, months before moving from Sun to Columbia records, Johnny Cash had played the Eveleth High School Auditorium. Into this land of iron miners, hockey players and immigrants strode the budding Man In Black.
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