Johnny cash

  • Was Born

    He was born in kingsland,ark
  • Johnny cash brother died

    Johnny cash brother died
    Cash was very close to his older brother, Jack. In May 1944, Jack was killed by a table saw in the mill where he worked and was almost severed in two. He suffered for over a week before he died on May 20, 1944, at age 15.
  • He got married

    1954 cash retuned to stateside and got married to liberot
  • songs

    In 1956, he realized a longtime dream when he was invited to perform on the Grand Ole Opry. By 1957 Cash had racked up an impressive string of hits
  • addicted

    in 1960s J cash was deeply addicted and it began to impact his career
  • sober

    By 1967, though, Cash managed to overcome his addiction with the help of his singing.
  • male vocalist

    male vocalist
    1969 - Male Vocalist of the Year
  • prime time for johnny

    1970s,''Cash was at the top of his game''
  • Music Hall of Fame

    Music Hall of Fame
    In 1980, at the age of 48, Johnny Cash became the youngest living musician put into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
  • cash jonied friends in music

    cash jonied friends in music
    In 1985, Cash joined friends Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson to make the groopThe Highwaymen.
  • he lost his wife

    he lost his wife June Carter Cash unexpectedly in May 2003
  • johnny cash passed away

    Johnny Cash passed away Sept. 12, 2003 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. from complications from diabetes.
  • Johnny Cash's opinion on how to be successful

    "You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on tne past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space."
  • Pride

    "My arms are too short to box with God."