Johnny Cash - (21/100) Born February 26th, 1932 (died September 12th, 2003)  Key Tracks "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line," "Folsom Prison Blues"  Influenced Bob Dylan, Merle Haggard, Steve Earle

Johnny Cash - (21/100) Born February 26th, 1932 (died September 12th, 2003) Key Tracks "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line," "Folsom Prison Blues" Influenced Bob Dylan, Merle Haggard, Steve Earle

I first laid eyes on June Carter when I was 18, on a Dyess High School senior class trip to the Grand Ole Opry.  I’d liked what I heard of her on the radio, and I really liked what I saw of her from the balcony at the Ryman Auditorium.  She was great.  She was gorgeous.  She was a star.  I was smitten, seriously so.  The next time I saw her was 6 years later, again at the Opry, but this time backstage because by then I was a performer too.  I walked over to her and came right out with it…

I first laid eyes on June Carter when I was 18, on a Dyess High School senior class trip to the Grand Ole Opry. I’d liked what I heard of her on the radio, and I really liked what I saw of her from the balcony at the Ryman Auditorium. She was great. She was gorgeous. She was a star. I was smitten, seriously so. The next time I saw her was 6 years later, again at the Opry, but this time backstage because by then I was a performer too. I walked over to her and came right out with it…

In October 1965, Johnny Cash was arrested in El Paso, TX when U.S. Customs agents found hundreds of pep pills and tranquilizers in his luggage.

In October 1965, Johnny Cash was arrested in El Paso, TX when U.S. Customs agents found hundreds of pep pills and tranquilizers in his luggage.

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