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Cash live recording goes on eBay

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 – The original 24-track analog recording of a Johnny Cash concert on July 28, 1990 at the Paramount Theater, Asbury Park, N.J. - "The Great Lost Performance" - is on eBay. The auction ends March 11 and has a starting price of $4,999.

This collection of music consists of 3 2-inch, 24-track tapes on 14-inch reels. A total of four tapes were used in recording. Tape Number One remains lost. Tape One contained part of the opening act - performances by The Carter Sisters. Tape Two starts with the ending of the opening act. Tapes Two through Four contain the entire balance of the show, including all of Cash's performance. Each tape has approximately 33 minutes of music on it.

These original master tapes contain unreleased material as well as the first rendition of What Is Man and Vaya Con Dios.

The recording is offered by the consortium of Ampersand Records USA, Lake Carmel Music and Navybob, LLC.

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