Johnny Cash, Country Music legend, The Man in Black Johnny Cash Country music songs contained mostly themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, and redemption. The Tennessee Three was the backing band for Country Music Star singer Johnny Cash for almost 25 years. John R. “Johnny” Cash (1932-2003) was an American country and western singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one among the foremost dominant musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, Cash received multiple Country Music Association Awards, Grammy Awards, and other awards, and has sold more than 90 million records worldwide.
On February 26, 1932, Johnny Cash was born, in Kingsland, Arkansas.the son of Carrie Cloveree and Ray Cash. They were Cotton farmers at that time. He had six siblings. three older to him and three younger to him. he got his name John from his mother and Ray from his father, finally ended up with J.R Cash, when he enlisted to Airforce in 1950 and he changed to John.R.Cash. In 1955, when singing to Sun records he became Johnny Cash.
Cash married Vivian Liberto in 1954.and they had four daughters. In 1966 Liberto had filed for divorce and they got separated, After a couple of years, In 1968 Cash proposed to singer June Carter and the couple married on March 1st in 1968.and they had one son. And also Cash became step-father to June’s two daughters from her previous two marriages. johnny cash and June carter lived happily together for 35 years until June’s death. Johnny Cash death happened due to the complications from diabetes and his health worsened due to a broken heart over his second wife’s death and Johnny cash died 4 months After June’s death on 12th September 2003 at aged 71.
(“All your life, you’ll be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate, I select love.”) Johnny Cash
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In 1957, Johnny Cash – I Walk the Line (Man in Black: Live in Denmark)
From the album(With his hot and blue guitar)
For Vivian Liberto, Johnny Cash’s first wife “Walk the Line” was presented. He scored his first No. 1 hit with the song in 1956 on Sun Records, The song is very simple and like most of the Johnny Cash songs, the lyrics tell more of a story than the music.
In 1963, Ring of fire
From the album(‘Ring of Fire: the simplest of Johnny Cash)
Cash’s second wife, June Carter Cash, wrote the song “Ring of Fire” with Merle Kilgore. The song expresses all her feelings about coming obstacles involved with Cash, to their being together and both of their marriages, And the longstanding addictions of Johnny cash.
In 1967 Jackson
From the album(Greatest Hits Vol. 1)
Johnny Cash and June Carter released the duet “Jackson” in 1967, their relationship was romantic at the time .and the couple married in 1968.
In 1968, Folsom prison blues
From the album(At Folsom Prison)
Cash originally recorded “Folsom Prison Blues” in 1956 and It was released as his third single on Sun Records,
5.In 1969 A boy named sue
From the album(At San Quentin’)
humorous number, “My name is Sue! How do you do?” Grammy Award-winning Song of the Year and a CMA Award for Single of the Year
6.In 1971 Man in Black
From the album(Man in Black)
Cash’s trademark all-black stage wardrobe earned him the nickname “The Man in Black”.Which reached No. 3 on the Billboard country charts.
7.In 1972, Sunday Morning Coming Down
From the album(Sunday Morning Coming Down)
Being hungover and “wishing, Lord, that I used to be stoned.” The song became Cash’s 11th No. 1 hit and helped to proved Kristofferson as one of the leading songwriters in Nashville in the 1970s.
8.In 1976 One Piece at a Time
From the album(One Piece at a Time)
In the mid-70s “One Piece at a Time” was pure light entertainment, a Song about the story of a man who works in a car factory and steals an entire car, piece by piece, and the result is a unique car.
9.In 1996 Rust Cage
From the album(‘Unchained)
One of Cash’s notable covers from the Grammy-winning Unchained album is a re-recording of a Soundgarden song from 1992.
10.In 2002, Hurt
From the album(American IV: The Man Comes Around)
In 2003, in the last days of his life, Cash released a cover of “Hurt,” originally written by Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor.