Died Today (September 12): Johnny Cash (1932–2003)

johnnycashJohnny Cash (1932–2003)

Born: February 26, 1932 in Kingsland, Arkansas, USA
Died: September 12, 2003 (age 71) in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Married to: June Carter Cash (1 March 1968 – 15 May 2003) (her death) (1 child)
Vivian Dorraine Liberto (7 August 1954 – 3 January 1968) (divorced) (4 children)

[in acknowledgment of his similarity to today’s “gangsta” rappers] I wouldn’t let anybody influence me into thinking I was doing the wrong thing by singing about death, hell and drugs. Beause I’ve always done that, and I always will.

How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.