Johnny Cash


Johnny Cash Brief Biography

Johnny Cash
John R. "Johnny" Cash (February 26, 1932 " September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author who was considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Although he is primarily remembered as a country icon, his songs and sound spanned other genres including rock and roll and rockabilly "?especially early in his career"?and blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of induction in the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

Cash was known for his deep, distinctive bass-baritone voice,.}} for the "boom-chicka-boom" sound of his Tennessee Three backing band; for a rebelliousness, coupled with an increasingly somber and humble demeanor; for providing free concerts inside prison walls; and for his dark performance clothing, which earned him the nickname "The Man in Black"..}} He traditionally began his concerts with the phrase "Hello, I'm Johnny Cash."</ref>}}, followed by his standard "Folsom Prison Blues".

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