Johnny Cash and his older brother, Jack, in 1936. Jack died at age 15 in a sawmill accident. Johnny Cash's name was plain J.R. until he enlisted in the air force. They didn't allow plain initials, so he chose the name John.
Hey, I'm not the smartest guy in the world, but I'm certainly not the dumbest. I mean, I've read books like "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" and "Love in the Time of Cholera", and I think I've understood them. They're about girls, right? Just kidding. But I have to say my all-time favorite book is Johnny Cash's autobiography "Cash" by Johnny Cash.
John R. "Johnny" Cash (2/26/32-9/12/03) was born in Kingsland, Arkansas, the son of Ray Cash & Carrie Cloveree (née Rivers). In March 1935, when Cash was 3, the family settled in Dyess, AR. He started working in cotton fields at age 5. Cash began playing guitar & writing songs at the age of 12. Considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, he earned the rare honor of induction in the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & the Gospel Music Hall of…
I hear the train a comin' It's rolling round the bend And I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when, I'm stuck in Folsom prison, and time keeps draggin' on But that train keeps a rollin' on down to San Antone.. When I was just a baby my mama told me. Son, Always be a good boy, don't ever play with guns. But I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die When I hear that whistle blowing, I hang my head and cry..
Ok y'all - I've issued a challenge - check out my blog and feel free to answer the challenge. I'll read my least favorite genre if you can prove me wrong. http://My-Challenge-To-The-World-August29 Video/Song credit: Ragged Old Flag by Johnny Cash