"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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How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.

The Master of Life's been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal.Life and love go on, let the music play.

So, I learn from my mistakes. It's a very painful way to learn, but without pain, the old saying is, there's no gain. I found that to be true in my life. You miss a lot of opportunities by making mistakes, but that's part of it: knowing that you're not shut out forever, and that there's a goal you still can reach.

I'd like to wear a rainbow every day, and tell the world that everything is o.k. But I'll try to carry off a little darkness on my back. Until things are brighter, I'm the Man in Black.

For you I know I'd even try to turn the tide.

You've got to know your limitations. I don't know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren't too many limitations, if I did it my way.

Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.

Because you're mine/ I walk the line.

Take one fresh and tender kiss Add one stolen night of bliss One girl, one boy, some grief,some joy Memories are made of this.