In science, chemistry deals with the transformations of substances. In the arena of personal chemistry, the merging of two talents can reshape our culture. Few would deny that country music innovators June Carter and Johnny Cash possessed such influence.
Friends and co-workers before marrying in 1968, they seem to juggle comedy, charm, flirtation and most of all, a fiery flair for telling tales, in this 1967 performance of their hit "Jackson" on Ralph Emery's show.
The tune has landed on many lists, including Rolling Stone's Southern Comforts and Country Music Central's 50 Greatest City, State, and Town Songs. Now you can relive the wonder of their fusion.