Johnny Cash Research Paper

Improved Essays
Johnny cash Born:
Johnny cash was born on February 26 in 1932 in Kingsland. He has six siblings he had five older siblings and one younger sibling.
Early year:
Johnny cash was not born with that name, he was born whit the name J.R cash. When Cash enlisted in the United States Air Force, he was not permitted to use initials as a first name, so he changed his name to John R. Cash.
In May 1935 the cash family moved to Dyess. In Dyess he started to work on a cotton field in the ages of five. On the cotton fields he started to sing whit his family. Marriage:
In 1954 Johnny met Vivian Liberto, she was 17 years old. They dated for three weeks, then he was deployed to Germany for three years.
One month after Johnny came
…show more content…
And they got married 1.march in 1968. They had one child named john carter cash.
Career:
In 1954, Cash and Vivian moved to Memphis. At night, he played with the Tennessee two (with guitarist Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant).
Cash went to visit the Sun Records studio, hoping to get a recording contract. After auditioning mostly gospel songs, they told him that they didn't record gospel music any more. He come back later and he got a contract.
His first song was named “cry,cry,cry” and “hey porter”. They were made in 1955.
Cash's next record, "Folsom Prison Blues", made the country Top 5, and "I Walk the Line" became No. 1 on the country charts and entered the pop charts Top 20. That same year Cash became the first Sun artist to release a long-playing album. Although he was Sun's bestseller and artist at that time
Death
Hurt was a song he borrowed from nine-inch nail. This was his last song recorded and many people said this was his god bye song
Johnny cash died 15.september in 2003 he was 71 years old and he died 5 month after his wife june carter. He was barried beside of june.
Songs:
So this is one of his best and first

Related Documents

  • Improved Essays

    Willie was born in the 30’s during the great depression. After he was born his mother left his father and his father remarried and moved leaving Willie to be raised by his grandparents. Willie accredits his music styles are influenced by Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong and none other than Hank Williams. Willie Nelson learned to play the guitar at a very young age. He wrote his first song when he was only nine years old.…

    • 1121 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Beatles History Essay

    • 2095 Words
    • 9 Pages

    Just after releasing Rubber Soul they release another album that makes it into the top 10 best albums of all time. This was a psychedelic album by them that was very different than usual. George wrote 3 songs on this album including the opening song “Taxman”. This album had an 8 month difference which was the longest gap between a record release by them. Revolver is known as the 3rd best album of all time according to the Rolling Stones magazine.…

    • 2095 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Bob Dylan Biography

    • 2187 Words
    • 9 Pages

    After the rave review, Columbia Records contacted him and they wrote up a recording contract together. When he was first signed to Columbia Records, Dylan conned his way out of a stipulation that required his parents to sign (at 20, he was considered a minor at the time) by convincing John Hammond that he was an orphan. At the time of his recording contract, he legally changed his surname to Dylan. From that recording contract and on his first album he only released two of his own original songs by the names of Talking New York and Song to Woody however, his album showcased many traditional folk songs and old blues covers such as The Freewillin, Blowing in the wind, A Hard Rain is gonna fall, and Masters of War; a song that Joan Baez sang, in which she eventually took him on tour with her and produced his music. By the year of 1964, he was playing over 200 concerts a year.…

    • 2187 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    In 1974, Led Zeppelin established their own record label, which they named Swan Song. The debut release of that label, Graffiti, reached number one in 1975 and was the band's first double album set. Graffiti sold a jaw-dropping 4,000,000 copies. By 1975, they had become the most popular rock and roll group in the world ("Led Zeppelin…

    • 1268 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    In fact, Presley was sadly a twin but his brother Jessie Garon was stillborn making Elvis the only child. In 1948, his parents and him moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Gladly Presley and Elvis frequently attended the assembly of God Church where gospel music became important (Editors 1). On his 11th birthday Elvis got a guitar for his birthday present which he had learned the basic cord. He wanted to focus more on his vocals so he can make music with his guitar.…

    • 921 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Kate Chopin was an influential, controversial, and brilliant writer that in this modern day has relatively been forgotten. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1851 to French-Creole descendant Eliza Faris and Irish immigrant Thomas O’Flaherty. It was during her early childhood that she gained her inspiration for writing from her great-grandmother Victoria Verdon Charleville. Chopin also experienced a lot of death during her childhood, her great-grandmother and half brother dying when she was eleven and her father dying after that. Graduating from Academy of the Sacred Heart in 1968 she then took two years to be single, travel and experience the world.…

    • 1304 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    That was rough on him as a high school student. He completed high school but unfortunately one year later he was drafted into the Army. He received his draft notice in the mail on February 14th, 1970 and he proposed to my grandma on the same day. He used two giant candy hearts to propose with instead of a traditional ring. They had only been dating for a month, but they 're still married 45 years later!…

    • 1312 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Being 21 years old, during one of his nightly gigs, he met Daisy Parker. Although they got married, it only lasted three years. As Gini Holland, author of Louis Armstrong, states, “It ended after she took a razor to his hat in a fit of jealous rage.” However, they did have one child, Clarence. Tragically, he fell off Armstrong’s back porch and that left him disabled for the rest of his life at the age of three. Throughout his many gigs, Armstrong was noticed by King Oliver the leader of a Chicago band.…

    • 1051 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Drake And Haydn Comparison

    • 1008 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Both of his parents have a musical background, which means he has music running through his vein. Drake went to this all Jewish school forest hills, where he felt left out, nonetheless one of his classmates has a dad that 's an agent. Which later at 15 he got a part in highly successful degrassi reality TV show throughout, 2001-2009. Eventually, getting laid off from the show because they wanted “fresh meat” but, luckily lil Wayne called him before he was going to go find a part-time. For instance, Drake started making music around 2006, selling 6,000 copies.…

    • 1008 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    She was the youngest child of James Bumbry, a freight worker, and Melzia née Walker Bumbry, a homemaker. Bumbry, her parents and her two brothers all sang in the choir at their church. When Grace attended Summer High School in St. Louis, she was mentored by Kenneth Brown Billups, well-known as African-American choir director and musician. In the year 1952, at the age of 17, she won a teenage contest on a St. Louis radio station. Graces prize included a scholarship to a local conservatory; however, the school was unwilling to admit to a black student.…

    • 490 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays