Biography

Welcome to Unofficial Johnny Cash dot com’s biography site!

The biography is divided in to periods in Johnny Cash’s life. Underneath you’ll find the periods of time, and you can click on the ones you find interesting!

The life of Johnny Cash was filled with everything from controversy, problems and illness; to love, success and fame.

This man certainly had his ups and downs, but he was also a man who didn’t back down when problems accured. He made it through rejection from labels, heartbrakes, drug addictions and more. The life of Johnny Cash is absolutely worth looking into!


Quick facts
Name: J. R. (John) Cash
Artist name: Johnny Cash
Birth: February 26, 1932 – Kingsland, Arkansas
Origin: Memphis, Tennessee
Died: September 12, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee
Occupation: Singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor
Genres: Country, blues, folk, Rock ‘n Roll, folk
Instruments: Guitar, harmonica, vocals
Years as active musician: 48 yrs (1955-2003)
Labels: Sun, Columbia, Mercury, American
Associated groups: The Tennessee Two/Three, The Highwaymen, The Million Dollar Quartet


1932 – 1950
“Born and raised”

1950 – 1954
“Air Force and salesman”

1954 – 1958
“Early career (Sun Records)”

1958 – 1967
“Drug disorder and outlaw image (Columbia Records)”

1968 – 1980
“TV-show, prison concerts”

1980 – 1986
“Invisible, Highwaymen and Class of ’55”

1987 – 1991
“Has-been (Mercury Records)”

1991 – 2003
“(American Recordings)”

1997 – 2003
“Illness and death”

2003 ->
“His legacy”


 

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