"John R." ""Johnny"" "Cash" was a singer-songwriter, actor, and author, widely considered one of the most influential Americans/American musicians of the 20th century.

Although primarily remembered as a country music icon, his music genre/genre-spanning songs and sound embraced rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk music/folk, and Gospel music/gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of multiple induction in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum/Country Music, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame/Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Hall of Fame/Gospel Music Halls of Fame.

Cash was known for his deep bass-baritone voice,}} the distinctive sound of his The Tennessee Three/Tennessee Three backing band, a rebelliousness coupled with an increasingly somber and humble demeanor, free prison concerts, and trademark look, which earned him the nickname "The Man in Black".}} He traditionally began his concerts with the simple "Hello, I'm Johnny Cash."}}, followed by his signature "Folsom Prison Blues".

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