Posts Tagged “Johnny Cash”

Johnny Cash Only Had 3 Voice Lessons

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FACT OF THE DAY:  Johnny Cash [Feb. 26, 1932 – Sept. 12, 2003] is/was/will always be a legendary and popular singer-songwriter. Known as The Man In Black, and for hit songs such as Walk the Line and Ring of Fire, he is also known for his baritone voice.

Cash only had 3 voice lessons before he was told to stop. The voice teacher told Johnny to stop taking lessons and to “Always do it your way.”

It’s safe to say that was very good advice!


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Who Wrote A Boy Named Sue?

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FACT OF THE DAY:  The song “A Boy Named Sue” was made famous by music legend Johnny Cash. The song, which was recorded at the San Quentin State Prison concert on February, 24, 1969, was released as a single in July of that same year.

The person who wrote the lyrics for that song was also a famous and known name. So who wrote this popular song? The answer would be Shel Silverstein, a poet and writer who wrote children’s books such as The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends.


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