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J. R. Cash
Born
February 26, 1932
Origin
Kingsland, Arkansas
Died
September 12, 2003(aged 71)
Nashville, Tennesse
Genres
Country, rock and roll, rockabilly, folk, blues, Alternative Rock
Occupations
Singer-songwriter, musician, actor
Instruments
Vocals, guitar, harmonica
Years active
1955–2003
Labels
Sun, Columbia, Mercury, American, House of Cash, Legacy Recordings
Associated acts
The Tennessee Three, The Highwaymen, June Carter Cash, The Statler Brothers, The Carter Family, The Oak Ridge Boys, Area Code 615, the class of 55
Website
johnnycash.com
Notable instruments
Martin Acoustic Guitar

John R. "Johnny" Cash born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author,who has been called one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.Although he is primarily remembered as a country music artist, his songs and sound spanned many other genres including rockabilly and rock and roll—especially early in his career—as well as blues, folk, and gospel.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Inducted in 1992
Rockabilly Hall of Fame
  • 115th Inducted
Songwriters Hall of Fame
  • Inducted in 1977
Gospel Music Hall of Fame
  • Inducted in 2011