The legendary lyrics of Johnny Cash are the inspiration for this collection of extraordinarily creative works that provides a new spin on this musical legend. For nearly five decades, Cash captivated audiences with his unique voice and candid portrayal of the gritty life of a working man, and his songs continue to strike a chord with listeners today. But it is the stories behind the music that remain with audiences and provide the inspiration for the work in this thoughtful compilation of fiction and non-fiction from contributors such as Lauren Baratz-Logsted, Don Cusic, Gretchen Moran Laskas, Amanda Nowlin, and Russell Rowland.... albums surged in popularity just after his death, with sales doubling.11 the Oscar award-winning biopic Walk the Line (2005), ... american problems in distinct socio-historical contexts. see Greil marcus, Mystery Train: Images ofAmerica in Rock a#39;na#39; ... Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music (athens: University of ... shank, aa#39;that Wild mercury sounda#39;: bob Dylan and the illusion of american culture, a Boundary 2 29:1 (2002): 97a123.
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