By Antonino D'Ambrosio
A Heartbeat and a Guitar tells of the collaboration of 2 specified but hooked up musicians--iconoclast Johnny money and pioneering people artist Peter l. a. Farge-- Bitter Tears: Ballads of the yankee Indian, the album that prompted the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan. during this intimate portrayal of the 2 musicians, D'Ambrosio interviewed surviving individuals of Cash's band, his manufacturers, and admirers Pete Seeger and Kris Kristofferson. He renders a dramatic photo of either an period of radical protest and the making of 1 of the main debatable and enduring works of political pop paintings of the Sixties.
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A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears by Antonino D'Ambrosio