Those four words turned more heads, and raised more people to their feet in thunderous applause than ever imaginable.
Yet the introduction was never any more necessary than telling someone the name of the Mona Lisa when viewing the painting. Born In Arkensas in 1923, he was writing his own music by the age of 12. Johnny Cash has been a household name for more than most people can remember, and his career spanned nearly five decades.
He created his own sub-genre, falling halfway between the blunt emotional honesty of folk, the rebelliousness of rock & roll, and the world weariness of country. Cash's career coincided with the birth of rock & roll, and his rebellious attitude and simple, direct musical attack shared a lot of similarities with rock.
Johnny married June Carter in the spring of 1958. With Junes help, he was able to shake his addictions, and became a devout Christian. Together they were known for giving of themselves generously to the betterment of mankind.They shared a rich, wonderful life fully devoted to each other, 'till they left this world, both in 2003.