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Cash, John R. "Johnny"; b. 2/26/32, Kingsland, Ark.; w. Vi­vian D. Liberto; d. Rosanne, 4; Kathleen, 3; and Cindy, 2. Attended Dyess High School, Dyess, Ark., 1938-50. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: Overton Shell, Memphis, Tenn., 1955; KWKA La. Hayride, Shreveport, La., 1955-6; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, TennM 1956-8; Ozark Jubilee, ABC-TV, 1958; Town Hall Party, Compton, Calif., 1958—; Jackie Gleason Show, CBS-TV, 1956; Lawrence Welk, ABC-TV, 1957; Burl Ives Spec­tacular, N. Y., 1958; George Gobel Show, Hollywood, Calif., 1958; Dick Clark Show, ABC-TV, 1958; Ed Sulli­van Show, CBS-TV; Chevy Show, NBC-TV; etc. Leader of the Tennessee Two, 1955-60, including Luther Perkins and Marshall Grant. Songs recorded on Sun and Co­lumbia Records: Hey Porter, 1955; Cry Cry Cry, 1955; So Doggone Lonesome, 1955; Folsom Prison Blues, 1955; I Walk the Line, 1956; Get Rhythm, 1956; There You Go, 1956; Train of Love, 1956; Next in Line, 1957; Don't Make Me Go, 1957; Home of the Blues, 1957; Give My Love to Rose, 1957; Ballad of a Teenage Queen, 1957; Big River, 1957; Guess Things Happen That Way, 1957; Come in Stranger, 1957; The Ways of a Woman in Love; What Do I Care; I Got Stripes; You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven; I Just Thought You'd Like to Know; It's Just About Time; Luther Played the Boogie; Thanks a Lot; I Forgot to Remember to Forget; Katy Too; Good­bye Little Darling; You Tell Me and I'll Tell You; Rock Island; Folsom Prison Blues; I Love You Because; Straight A's in Love; All Over Again; Don't Take Your Guns to Town; I Still Miss Someone; Frankie's Man Johnny; You Dreamer You; Five Feet and Rising; Run Softly Blue River; That's All Over; etc. Albums: The Fabulous Johnny Cash; Hymns by Johnny Cash; Songs of Our Soil; etc. Most popular song recorded was I Walk the Line. Writer of: I Walk the Line; Folsom Prison Blues; Don't Take Your Guns to Town; Give My Love to Rose; I Got Stripes; Five Feet High and Rising; Home of the Blues; Straight A's in Love; What Do I Care; All Over Again; So Doggone Lonesome; I Still Miss Someone; Hey Porter; There You Go; and Train of Love. Movies: Wagon Train, Revue, 1958; Shotgun

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