For the standing room only audiences in Prague--who'd heard his music on Radio Free Europe and smuggled Johnny Cash
records across their borders--the chance to see America's legendary Man in Black perform was not only a once in a lifetime opportunity, it was a liberating transformative experience.
Top to bottom: Comic Alfie Moore is at The Copper Rooms |tomorrow night; the Chuckle Brothers are appearing at the Kasbah nightclub tonight and The Johnny Cash
Roadshow comes to Civic Hall, Bedworth, tomorrow night
Dave met Johnny Cash
no less than 15 times and in the depth of his voice, the ghost of Johnny Cash
lives on in one of his greatest admirers and fans.
When I walk in the door I look like Elvis, I can't help my face, but Elvis was a hell of a lot better looking than Johnny Cash
so they're getting a good looking Johnny Cash
Over the course of his career, Johnny Cash
showed his devoted followers how to raise hell (on, for instance, Folsom Prison Blues), how to take a stand for an unpopular cause (go back and listen to "Man in Black," released to country radio in 1971), and how to confront personal demons (as in his recording of Kris Kristofferson's "Sunday Morning Coming Down").
He had to keep up this persona that was Johnny Cash
1 Johnny Cash
- I Walk The Line (live): A No1 Country Music hit in the US for six weeks.
The recorded snippets of Johnny's voice to his then-baby daughter before the first and last song tracks on the album and the 71 seconds of silence that is the 13th and final track 0:71 as a symbol of the fact that both Johnny Cash
and Vivian Liberto died at age 71 are obvious bookends.
I thought Johnny Cash
was like Elvis, this presence and superhero.
The death of country music legend Johnny Cash
in September has prompted a rush of re-issues and new releases from publishers.
Bush like Johnny Cash
, too, and I wouldn't begrudge him the pleasure--though it's hard to imagine President Tax-Cut-To-The-Cheneys listening very closely to the Man In Black's signature song--
STARS including Elvis Costello paid tribute yesterday to country music legend Johnny Cash
, who has died at the age of 71.