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Who Wrote A Boy Named Sue?

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Johnny Cash "A Boy Named Sue"

FACT OF THE DAY:  The song “A Boy Named Sue” was made famous by music legend Johnny Cash. The song, which was recorded at the San Quentin State Prison concert on February, 24, 1969, was released as a single in July of that same year.

The person who wrote the lyrics for that song was also a famous and known name. So who wrote this popular song? The answer would be Shel Silverstein, a poet and writer who wrote children’s books such as The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends.

 

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