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Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Track Listing. Night Hank Williams Came to Town. Johnny Cash. Doin' My Time. Jimmie Skinner. Wanted Man. Bob Dylan. Don't Take Your Guns to Town. Last of the Drifters. Tom T. That Old Wheel. Jennifer Pierce. He absolutely understood what they were tapping into, and loved it". The album attracted press attention on both sides of the Atlantic. In , he sang "The Wanderer", the closing track of U2 's album Zooropa. According to Rolling Stone writer Adam Gold, "The Wanderer" — written for Cash by Bono, "defies both the U2 and Cash canons, combining rhythmic and textural elements of Nineties synth-pop with a Countrypolitan lament fit for the closing credits of a Seventies western.
No longer sought-after by major labels, he was offered a contract with producer Rick Rubin 's American Recordings label, which had recently been rebranded from Def American, under which name it was better known for rap and hard rock. The album had a great deal of critical and commercial success, winning a Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album. Cash wrote that his reception at the Glastonbury Festival was one of the highlights of his career. This was the beginning of a decade of music industry accolades and commercial success.
On the same album, he performed the Bob Dylan favorite " Forever Young. Cash and his wife appeared on a number of episodes of the television series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. The album was produced by Rick Rubin with Sylvia Massy engineering and mixing. Believing he did not explain enough of himself in his autobiography Man in Black , he wrote Cash: The Autobiography in In , Cash was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease Shy—Drager syndrome , a form of multiple system atrophy.
According to biographer Robert Hilburn, the disease was originally misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease , and Cash even announced to his audience that he had Parkinson's after nearly collapsing on stage in Flint, Michigan , on October 25, Soon afterwards, his diagnosis was changed to Shy—Drager, and Cash was told he had about 18 months to live.
The illness forced Cash to curtail his touring. He was hospitalized in with severe pneumonia , which damaged his lungs. June Carter Cash died on May 15, , at the age of At the July 5, , concert his last public performance , before singing "Ring of Fire", Cash read a statement about his late wife that he had written shortly before taking the stage:.
The spirit of June Carter overshadows me tonight with the love she had for me and the love I have for her. We connect somewhere between here and Heaven. She came down for a short visit, I guess, from Heaven to visit with me tonight to give me courage and inspiration like she always has. She's never been one for me except courage and inspiration.
I thank God for June Carter. I love her with all my heart. Cash continued to record until shortly before his death. His final recordings were made on August 21, , and consisted of "Like the ", which appeared on American V: A Hundred Highways in , and the final song he completed, "Engine ", which was recorded for his son John Carter Cash for a planned Carter Family tribute album. He was buried next to her in Hendersonville Memory Gardens near his home in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Cash wrote in his autobiography that he was diagnosed with Shy-Drager Syndrome multiple system atrophy during a trip to New York City in During that time, the couple exchanged hundreds of pages of love letters.
The ceremony was performed by her uncle, Vincent Liberto. They had four daughters: Rosanne , Kathy, Cindy , and Tara. In , Johnny moved his family to a hilltop home overlooking Casitas Springs, California , a small town south of Ojai on Highway He had previously moved his parents to the area to run a small trailer park called the Johnny Cash Trailer Park.
Johnny's drinking led to several run-ins with local law enforcement. Liberto later said that she had filed for divorce in because of Cash's severe drug and alcohol abuse, as well as constant touring, affairs with other women, and his close relationship with June Carter.
Their four daughters were then raised by their mother. Cash met singer June Carter, of the famed Carter Family while on tour, and the two became infatuated with each other. In , 13 years after they first met backstage at the Grand Ole Opry , Cash proposed to June, during a live performance in London, Ontario. They had one child together, John Carter Cash , born March 3, He was the only son for both Johnny and June.
In addition to having his four daughters and John Carter, Cash also became step-father to Carlene and Rosie ; June's daughters from her first two marriages.
Cash and Carter continued to work, raise their child, create music, and tour together for 35 years until June's death in May Throughout their marriage, June attempted to keep Cash off amphetamines, often taking his drugs and flushing them down the toilet.
June remained with him even throughout his multiple admissions for rehabilitation treatment and years of drug abuse. After June's death, Cash believed that his only reason for living was his music. Cash was raised by his parents in the Southern Baptist denomination of Christianity. A troubled but devout Christian,   Cash has been characterized as a "lens through which to view American contradictions and challenges.
Snow with outreach to people in the music world. A biblical scholar ,    Cash penned a Christian novel , Man in White in and in the introduction writes about a reporter, who, interested in Cash's religious beliefs, questioned whether the book is written from a Baptist, Catholic, or Jewish perspective.
Cash replies "I'm a Christian. Don't put me in another box. He then sang, "Family Bible". Cash is credited with having converted actor and singer John Schneider to Christianity. Cash nurtured and defended artists such as Bob Dylan  on the fringes of what was acceptable in country music even while serving as the country music establishment's most visible symbol.
Cash himself appeared at the end and performed for the first time in more than a year. Two tribute albums were released shortly before his death; Kindred Spirits contains works from established artists, while Dressed in Black contains works from many lesser-known musicians.
In total, he wrote over 1, songs and released dozens of albums. A box set titled Unearthed was issued posthumously. The set also includes a page book that discusses each track and features one of Cash's final interviews. On April 10, , during major renovation works carried out for Gibb, a fire broke out at the house, spreading quickly due to a flammable wood preservative that had been used.
The building was completely destroyed. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Top album chart for the week ending July 22, Prior to this, having been closed for a number of years, the museum had been featured in Cash's music video for "Hurt". The house subsequently burned down during the renovation by the new owner. On November 2—4, , the Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival was held in Starkville, Mississippi, where Cash had been arrested more than 40 years earlier and held overnight at the city jail on May 11, The incident inspired Cash to write the song "Starkville City Jail".
The festival, where he was offered a symbolic posthumous pardon, honored Cash's life and music, and was expected to become an annual event. The museum offers public tours of the bus on a seasonal basis it is stored during the winter and not exhibited during those times.
A limited-edition Forever stamp honoring Cash went on sale June 5, On October 14, , the City of Folsom unveiled phase 1 of the Johnny Cash Trail to the public with a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Rosanne Cash.
Along the trail, eight larger-than-life public art pieces will tell the story of Johnny Cash, his connection to Folsom Prison, and his epic musical career.
In , a new species of black tarantula was identified near Folsom Prison and named Aphonopelma johnnycashi in his honor. At the middle of the fifth inning, people in oversized foam caricature costumes depicting Cash, as well as George Jones , Reba McEntire , and Dolly Parton , race around the warning track at First Horizon Park from center field to the home plate side of the first base dugout. The festival honors Johnny Cash and explores the New Deal programs that shaped his childhood in Dyess.
The festival includes a concert in the field adjacent to the Cash home and Arkansas roots music in the Colony Circle. On February 8, , the album Forever Words was announced, putting music to poems that Cash had written and which were published in book form in The nominations took place in early Crow, who had originally written and recorded the song in , recorded new vocals and added them to those of Cash, who recorded the song for his American VI: Ain't No Grave album.
In November , Walk the Line , a biographical film about Cash's life, was released in the United States to considerable commercial success and critical acclaim. They both performed their own vocals in the film with their version of "Jackson" being released as a single , and Phoenix learned to play guitar for the role.
Phoenix received a Grammy Award for his contributions to the soundtrack. John Carter Cash, the son of Johnny and June, served as an executive producer. On March 12, , Ring of Fire , a jukebox musical of the Cash oeuvre, debuted on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theater , but closed due to harsh reviews and disappointing sales on April Actor Lance Guest portrayed Cash.
The musical was nominated for three awards at the Tony Awards and won one. Robert Hilburn , veteran Los Angeles Times pop music critic, the journalist who accompanied Cash in his Folsom prison tour, and interviewed Cash many times throughout his life including months before his death, published a page biography with 16 pages of photographs in Cash received multiple Country Music Association Awards , Grammys, and other awards, in categories ranging from vocal and spoken performances to album notes and videos.
In a career that spanned almost five decades, Cash was the personification of country music to many people around the world. Cash was a musician who was not defined by a single genre. He recorded songs that could be considered rock and roll , blues , rockabilly , folk , and gospel , and exerted an influence on each of those genres. His contributions to the genre have been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
In , he was awarded the National Medal of Arts. I demand a recount. My grandfather raised me on Johnny Cash, and I think he deserves this more than any of us in here tonight. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the singer. For other uses, see Johnny Cash disambiguation. American singer-songwriter and actor. Kingsland, Arkansas , U. Nashville, Tennessee , U.
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See also: List of songs recorded by Johnny Cash. Pareles writes: "Through a recording career that stretches back to , Cash's bass-baritone voice has gone from gravelly to grave. In the following paragraph, he  quotes Cash  as indicating that this habit was partially reflective of Cash's rebellion "against our hypocritical houses of God.
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