|My Johnny Cash Purse – by Jessica Blankenship|
|Cups given to Johnny Cash when he performed at Folsom Prison. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.|
|Johnny Cash and June Carter Marriage License at Johnny Cash Museum. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.|
|Furniture from Johnny Cash’s home as seen in the Hurt video. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.|
|Marathon made automobiles for a short span of time. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.|
|George Jones touring jacket. By Jessica Blankenship|
Jessica Blankenship is the owner and founder of Kentucky Country Music website. The Berea College graduate has been a music journalist and historian for over 20 years. She enjoys providing concert photography, reviews, historical articles, red carpet event coverage, and exclusive interviews of your favorite musicians. Jessica is proud to be a Kentucky Colonel and alumni of the FFA and 4-H Clubs. In 2018, she was named one of Laurel County’s Ten Under 40 Award Recipients. In 2019, she was a member of the Inaugural class of BRIGHT Kentucky as part of Leadership Kentucky. She has been featured on the Kentucky Music Preview podcast, Hollercast podcast, Overtones radio show, WFKY Nashville News Roundup, KET, and more. Beyond music, she enjoys traveling, helping her community, collecting gnomes, and Volkswagens.