John R. "Johnny" Cash (born with the name J. R. Cash) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author. He was born February 26, 1932 in Kingsland, Arkansas, U.S. He's been cited as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. But he is basically commemorate as a country music artist. His songs and sound link many other genres including rockabilly and rock and roll especially early in his career. Later in his career, he covered songs by numerousl rock artists such as Nine Inch Nails and Depeche Mode.
Much of his music in his late career has a theme of pain and recovery . His trademark songs include "I Walk the Line", "Folsom Prison Blues", "Ring of Fire" . He also recorded funny songs such as "One Piece at a Time" and "A Boy Named Sue", "Get Rhythm" and "Man in Black", and the railroad songs including "Hey, Porter" and "Rock Island Line".
He is a devoutee but bothered Christian, has been distinguish as a "lens which to view American conflict and dispute". In 1955, his first recordings at Sun, "Hey Porter" and "Cry! Cry! Cry!", were released and met with acceptable success on the country. Cash's next record, "Folsom Prison Blues", reach the country Top 5, and "I Walk the Line" became No. 1 on the country charts and made the pop charts Top 20. "Home of the Blues" was next, this is recorded on July 1957.