Johnny Cash

Country Singer

Birthday February 26, 1932

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Kingsland, AR

DEATH DATE Sep 12, 2003 (71)

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About

Known as The Man in Black, Cash became one of the most influential musicians in the twentieth century, inspiring artists in various genres, from country to rock 'n' roll.

Before Fame

He began singing at the age of five while working on his family's cotton farm. He was very close with his older brother Jack, who was mortally wounded in a head saw accident.

Trivia

He is perhaps best known for his songs "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line," "A Boy Named Sue," and "Folsom Prison Blues."

Family Life

He married Vivian Liberto on August 7, 1954 and, after their divorce in August 1966, he married June Carter Cash on March 1, 1968.

Associated With

His daughter Rosanne Cash also pursued a career in country music.

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Johnny Cash Highlights
Johnny Cash Highlights