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Cash in 1969

Source: Wikipedia

J.R. "Johnny" Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author, widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Although primarily remembered as a country music icon, his genre-spanning songs and sound embraced rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of multiple inductions in the Country Music, Rock and Roll and Gospel Music Halls of Fame.

Fact file

  • Born: J. R. Cash February 26, 1932 Kingsland, Arkansas, U.S.
  • Died: September 12, 2003 (aged 71) Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Diabetes mellitus
  • Occupation: Singer-songwriter musician actor author
  • Years active: 1954–2003
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Spouse(s): Vivian Liberto (m. 1954; div. 1966) June Carter (m. 1968–2003; her death)
  • Children: Rosanne (1955–) Carlene Carter (stepdaughter) (1955–) Kathy (1956–) Rosie Nix Adams (stepdaughter) (1958–2003) Cindy (1959–) Tara (1961–) John (1970–)
  • Allegiance: United States of America
  • Service/branch: United States Air Force
  • Years of service: 1950–1954
  • Rank: Staff sergeant
  • Unit: 12th Radio Squadron Mobile
  • Genres: Country rock and roll gospel
  • Instruments: Vocals acoustic guitar harmonica
  • Labels: Sun Columbia Mercury American House of Cash Legacy Recordings
  • Associated acts: The Tennessee Three The Highwaymen June Carter Cash The Statler Brothers The Carter Family Waylon Jennings
  • Website: johnnycash.com

Read more about Johnny Cash at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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