Cash, Johnny [John] (Ray)
- Liz Thomson
(b Kingsland, AR, Feb 26, 1932; d Nashville, TN, Sept 12, 2003). American country singer and songwriter. Cash grew up amid the hardship of the Depression and his first exposure to country music was as a young cotton-picker in the 1940s. He joined the US airforce and served for four years in Germany, where he first began to sing and write songs. Discharged in ...