11 Things You Need To Know About Johnny Cash

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#1- Johnny Cash was born on 26 February, 1932, in Arkansas, U.S. His real name was John R. Cash.

#2- In 1959, Johnny Cash joined the U.S. Air Force and served for 4 years in Germany during the Korean War.

#3- He began playing and writing songs when he was just twelve years old.

#4- His 1st studio album was "Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar!", Which was released on October 11, 1957.

#5- During his career, Johnny Cash released 67 studio albums, 16 live albums, 105 compilation albums, & 7 video albums.

#6- He is also one of the best-selling music artists of all time; his records have sold over 90 million globally.

#7- From 1969 to 1971, Johnny Cash also starred in his own TV show called "The Johnny Cash Show."

#8- He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980 & the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.

#9- He had a successful music career spanning over 50 years and an estimated net worth of around $60 million.

#10- Johnny Cash won 11 Grammy awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999 & 9 country music awards.

#11- He also wrote two autobiographies, "Man in Black: His Own Story in His Own Words" (1975) and "Cash: The Autobiography (1997)."

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