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1 May 1956, Johnny Cash released his classic song, ‘I Walk the Line’, which became his first No.1 Billboard country hit and remained on the charts for over 43 weeks, selling over 2 million copies. The unique chord progression for the song was inspired by backwards playback of guitar runs on Cash’s tape recorder while […]

18 April 1970, Johnny Cash was at No.1 on the Country album chart with Hello, I’m Johnny Cash, his 33rd album release. The album featured ‘If I Were a Carpenter’, the famous duet with his wife, June Carter Cash, which earned the couple a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group […]

18 April 1970, Johnny Cash was at No.1 on the Country album chart with Hello, I’m Johnny Cash, his 33rd album release. The album featured ‘If I Were a Carpenter’, the famous duet with his wife, June Carter Cash, which earned the couple a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group […]

26 Feb 1932, born on this day, Johnny Cash US country singer, songwriter who was considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Although he is remembered as a country icon, his songs spanned other genres including rock and roll and rockabilly and blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash […]

25 Feb 1998, Johnny Cash’s album, Unchained, won a Grammy Award for Best Country Album. The album had been a critical success but was largely ignored by mainstream country radio, a fact Cash and producer Rick Rubin picked up on when they purchase a full-page advertisement in Billboard magazine. The ad, which appeared in March, […]

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13 Jan 1968, Johnny Cash played a show, which was recorded, for his forthcoming live album at Folsom Prison, near Sacramento, California in front of 2,000 inmates. When released, the lead single, ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ (an update of his 1956 hit) became one of the most famous recordings of his career. https://youtu.be/bDktBZzQIiU Johnny Cash – […]

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5 Nov 2002, American IV: The Man Comes Around was released in the US, the fourth album in the American series by Johnny Cash, (and his 87th overall). The album won Album of the Year at the 2003 CMA Awards and the video for “Hurt”, (a song written by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails), […]


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