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Johnny Cash

Johnny CashAKA John R. Cash

Born: 26-Feb-1932
Birthplace: Kingsland, AR
Died: 12-Sep-2003
Location of death: Nashville, TN [1]
Cause of death: Diabetes complications
Remains: Buried, Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, TN

Gender: Male
Religion: Born-Again Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Country Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Man in Black

Military service: USAF (1949-54, Staff Sgt.)

[1] Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN.

Father: Ray Cash (sharecropper)
Mother: Carrie Rivera
Wife: Vivian Liberto (m. 7-Aug-1954, div. 1966, four daughters)
Rosanne Cash
Daughter: Tara Cash
Daughter: Kathleen
Daughter: Cindy
Wife: June Carter Cash (singer, m. 1-Mar-1968, d. 15-May-2003, one son)
Son: John Carter Cash (musician, b. 3-Mar-1970)

    High School: Dyess High School, Dyess, AR (1950)
    University: HHD, Gardner-Webb College (1971)
    University: National University, San Diego (1975)

    The Highwaymen
    Johnny Cash
    Grammy 1967, Best C&W Group Performance for "Jackson" with June Carter Cash
    Grammy 1968, Best Male C&W Vocal Performance for "Folsom Prison Blues"
    Grammy 1968, Best Album Notes for Folsom Prison Blues
    Grammy 1969, Best Male C&W Vocal Performance for "A Boy Named Sue"
    Grammy 1969, Best Album Notes for Nashville Skyline
    Grammy 1970, Best C&W Group Performance for "If I Were A Carpenter" with June Carter Cash
    Grammy 1986, Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Recording for Interviews (shared)
    Grammy 1991, Legend Award
    Grammy 1994, Best Contemporary Folk Album for American Recordings
    Grammy 1997, Best Country Album for Unchained
    Grammy 2000, Best Male C&W Vocal Performance for "Solitary Man"
    Grammy 2002, Best Male C&W Vocal Performance for "Give My Love To Rose"
    Grammy 2003, Best Short Form Music Video for "Hurt" (shared)
    Grammy 2007, Best Short Form Music Video for "God's Gonna Cut You Down" (shared)
    Academy of Achievement 1988
    Country Music Hall of Fame 1980
    Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2010
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6320 Hollywood Blvd (recordings)
    Kennedy Center Honor 1996
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977
    National Medal of Arts 2001
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992
    Rockabilly Hall of Fame
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1984
    Endorsement of Taco Bell 1992
    Betty Ford Center 1984
    unknown detox facility Loma Linda Behavioral Medicine Center (1995)
    Drug Possession: Amphetamine 5-Oct-1965 (El Paso, TX)
    Trespassing 1966
    Suicide Attempt
    Drug Overdose
    Born-Again Christian
    Heart Bypass Operation double
    4-H Club
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Parkinson's, Amphetamines, Ophidiophobia

    Tennessee Waltz (6-Aug-1989) · Country Singer
    Stagecoach (18-May-1986) · Marshal Wilcox
    North and South (3-Nov-1985)
    The Baron and the Kid (21-Nov-1984)
    Murder in Coweta County (15-Feb-1983)
    The Pride of Jesse Hallam (3-Mar-1981)
    The Gospel Road (Mar-1973) · Narrator
    Eat the Document (30-Nov-1972) · Himself
    A Gunfight (25-Aug-1971)
    Johnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music (Mar-1969) · Himself
    Festival! (23-Oct-1967) · Himself
    Road to Nashville (1967) · Himself
    Hootenanny Hoot (Aug-1963) · Himself
    Door-to-Door Maniac (7-Dec-1961)

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Rotten Library Page:
Johnny Cash

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 22-Sep-2003, DETAILS: Johnny Cash 1932-2003 (black and white photo by Ruven Afanador)

Author of books:
Man in Black (1975, autobiography)
Man in White (1986, novel)

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