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Online Family Program: Explore the Electric Guitar and Johnny Cash

Dec 05, 202010:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn about the electric guitar through the music of Johnny Cash. Johnny Cash’s musical career began in Memphis when he was signed to Sun Records. His first recordings showcased his songwriting and the rockabilly sound of his band, The Tennessee Two, made up of Luther Perkins on guitar and Marshall Grant on bass. In this program led by museum educator Adam Ollendorff, participants will learn “Folsom Prison Blues,” including Perkins’s solo and “boom-chicka-boom” rhythm guitar style. Ollendorff has toured and recorded with Kacey Musgraves and John Oates. Recommended for ages seven and up, but all are welcome.

Guardian is required to be present for children under thirteen.



Takes place via Zoom. Space is limited. Registration required. Free.


Recommended materials:

  • Your singing voice
  • A guitar or any musical instrument for playing along (optional)




By signing up for this program, you are confirming that a guardian will be present with youth under age thirteen. An educator will send a Zoom invitation to you by 9:30 a.m. the morning of the program. Registration closes at 9:00 a.m. the morning of the program, and accommodations are guaranteed for museum members. While space is limited, a minimum number of participants is required for this program to take place. Please reach out to familyfun@countrymusichalloffame.org if you have any questions.


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