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Johnny Cash at the Fordyce on the Cotton Belt Festival in 1982; Upcoming Celebration April 18-23!

Isn't this picture so cool?! This picture was taken in 1982 at the Fordyce on the Cotton Belt Festival and that's Johnny Cash with his wife, June Carter Cash, and their son, John Carter Cash, riding in a wagon driven by Joe Bill Meador, the festival’s organizer. Cash performed a concert at the Fordyce High School gymnasium that year and he gave all the proceeds to the festival, what a great historical memory!

Well this year is the 36th annual celebration, so if you happen to be visiting Southwest Arkansas or are looking for something to do, don't miss out. It's a great time in Fordyce, AR on the courthouse square complete with arts & crafts, a car show, concession. and so much more!

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Johnny Cash photo courtesy of Paula Reeves

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