Beginning his career as an outlaw to the Nashville conglomerate, Johnny Cash has come to outline country music over the past forty years. Initially, his unique mixture of hillbilly music with gospel and blues made him an ideal fit at Sam Phillips ‘ Sun records, where he recorded such classics as “Folsom Jail Blues” and “I Walk The Line.”
From there, Johnny signed with Columbia records and started on one of the most noteworthy musical careers of the 20th century. Transforming into the person In Black, Johnny expended more than 30 years reinventing and contradicting himself–breaking all the rules of standard country music only to appear as the final mythic hero and archetype of the genre. No other artist has touched the sector of music like Johnny Cash . He’s the sole person to be inducted into the Country Music Hall-Of-Fame, The rock ‘n roll Hall-Of-Fame and The Songwriter’s Hall-Of-Fame.
His well known name is associated with the struggle for the rights of the poor and beaten down and the picture of “the Man In Black” is as deep American as the American flag itself. Johnny Cash was and still is America.