Written by megarock on February 20, 2018
19th February 2004, Johnny Cash’s family blocked an attempt by advertisers to use his hit song ‘Ring of Fire’ to promote haemorrhoid-relief products. The idea is said to have been backed by Merle Kilgore, who co-wrote the song with Cash’s wife, June Carter Cash. Cash’s daughter Rosanne said the family “would never allow the song to be demeaned like that.” More on Johnny Cash: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/johnny_cash
He was one of country music’s biggest stars of the ’50s and ’60s, In total, he wrote over 1,000 songs, scoring well over 100 hit singles.
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