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Johnny Cash

Country Musician (26-Feb-1932 — 12-Sep-2003)


Garth Campbell. Johnny Cash: He Walked the Line, 1932-2003. John Blake. 2004. 288pp.

Johnny Cash; with Patrick Carr. Cash: The Autobiography. HarperCollins. 2003. 320pp.

Johnny Cash. Man in Black. Zondervan. 1975. 244pp.

Vivian Cash; with Ann Sharpsteen. I Walked the Line: My Life with Johnny. Simon and Schuster. 2007. 326pp.

Rodney Clapp. Johnny Cash and the Great American Contradiction: Christianity and the Battle for the Soul of a Nation. Westminster John Knox Press. 2008. 192pp.

Marshall Grant; with Chris Zar. I Was There When It Happened: My Life with Johnny Cash. Cumberland House Publishing. 2006. 400pp.

Peter Lewry. I've Been Everywhere: A Johnny Cash Chronicle. Helter Skelter. 2001. 256pp.

Bill Miller. Cash: An American Man. New York: Pocket. 2004.

Stephen Miller. Johnny Cash: The Life of an American Icon. Omnibus Press. 2003. 406pp.

Anne E. Neimark. Johnny Cash: A Twentieth-Century Life. Penguin. 2007. 207pp.

John L. Smith. The Johnny Cash Discography. Greenwood Press. 1985. 203pp.

John L. Smith. The Johnny Cash Record Catalog. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1994. 255pp.

Michael Streissguth. Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison: The Making of a Masterpiece. Da Capo Press. 2004. 191pp.

Michael Streissguth (editor). Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Reader. Da Capo Press. 2003. 336pp.

Michael Streissguth. Johnny Cash: The Biography. Da Capo Press. 2006. 334pp.

Steve Turner. The Man Called Cash: The Life, Love, and Faith of an American Legend. Nashville: W Publishing Group. 2004. 298pp.

Dave Urbanski. The Man Comes Around: The Spiritual Journey of Johnny Cash. Relevant Media Group. 2003. 288pp.

Hugh Waddell (editor). I Still Miss Someone: Friends and Family Remember Johnny Cash. Cumberland House Publishing. 2005. 314pp.

Christopher S. Wren. Winners Got Scars Too: The Life and Legends of Johnny Cash. Dial Press. 1971. 229pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.126)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.271)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.183)

  8. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.72-74)

  9. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.93)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.88)

  11. International Who's Who in Music: Popular Music (p.99)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.121)

  13. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.104-07)

  14. DK Encyclopedia of Rock Stars (pp.164-66)

  15. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.267)

  16. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.165)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.93)

  18. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.449)

  19. The Encyclopedia of Country Music (p.86)

  20. Legends in Their Own Time (p.44)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.321)

  22. American Songwriters (pp.86-90)

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