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Re: “When Johnny Cash campaigned for Winthrop Rockefeller

In the summer and fall of 68 I worked for the Rockefeller campaign. I had the job of driving a sound truck (van) around the state a couple days ahead of each of the rallies. It was emblazoned with large letters: GOVERNOR ROCKEFELLER FOR GOVERNOR and had 4 loudspeakers on the roof connected to an 8-track and a microphone. My job would be to drive into the town square blaring something from Folsom Prison and occasionally announcing the forthcoming rally or a brief stop by Rockefeller for a speech. Tough job for an 18-year-old introvert! There must've not been any noise ordinances back then, or maybe they were afraid to mess with the guv! Saw Cash and Perkins many times.

Posted by freebish on 10/11/2016 at 1:03 PM

 

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