Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

The Life

Book - 2013
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A noted music critic who knew him tells the unvarnished truth about Cash, whose personal life was far more troubled and his artistry much more profound than even his most devoted fans have realized.
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown, and Co., 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316194754
Branch Call Number: B Cash J Hi
Characteristics: viii, 679 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm


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5redgreen Aug 02, 2014

This is probably the best book of J.R. Cash's life. I thoroughly enjoyed this very informative life story. I would recommend that Cash fans and music lovers read this.

ChristchurchLib Jan 22, 2014

"In Johnny Cash, former Los Angeles Times music critic Robert Hilburn compellingly presents all the downs and ups of the country music star's life. Growing up on an Arkansas farm, Cash dreamed of performing to large audiences, but didn't know how to achieve his dream. Eventually, he moved to Nashville and - after quite a bit of effort - persuaded record executive Sam Phillips to listen to his songs. Years of stardom, struggles with drugs, divorce and remarriage, and apparent transition to has-been status followed - until he renewed his career with the help of producer Rick Rubin and took his music in unexpected new directions." Biography and Memoir January 2014 newsletter


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