Beginning his career as an outlaw to the Nashville establishment, Johnny Cash has come to define country music over the last 40 years. At first, his unique mix of hillbilly music with gospel and blues made him a perfect fit at Sam Phillips' Sun records, where he recorded such classics as "Folsom Prison Blues" and "I Walk The Line." From there, Johnny signed with Columbia records and embarked on one of the most remarkable musical careers of the twentieth century. Transforming into The Man In Black, Johnny spent more than thirty years reinventing and contradicting himself--breaking all of the rules of traditional country music only to emerge as the ultimate mythic hero and archetype of the genre.
No other artist has touched the world of music quite like Johnny Cash. He is the only person to be inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame, The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame AND The Songwriter's Hall Of Fame. His very name is synonymous with the fight for the rights of the poor and downtrodden and the image of "The Man In Black" is as deeply American as the stars and stripes themselves. Johnny Cash is America.
On Saturday, May 27th at the CMA Theater, Johnny’s daughters will share stories, remembrances, and perspectives on Johnny Cash, and will discuss and reveal photographs never seen outside the family. Tune into the live stream at CountryMusicHallofFame.org/streaming that day at 3 p.m. EDT.
johnnycashonline.com The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville hosts "Becoming Our Father: Johnny Cash's Daughters In Conversation" May 27 at the CMA Theater with Cindy, Kathy, Rosanne & Tara Cash. The program also will be streamed live at www.CountryMusicHallofFame.org/streaming.
The Johnny Cash Trail is heading into its second phase! There will be public art pieces and a three-acre park to honor the legendary ‘Man in Black' and celebrate his influence on Folsom, California.
A fundraising effort is underway, and the Folsom Arts Association is accepting contributions in order to complete the park and art installations.
johnnycashonline.com Work begins this week on the second phase of the Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom, setting the stage for a world-class public art experience to celebrate and honor one of the world’s most famous country musicians and his influence on the city.