John R. “Johnny” Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. His genre-spanning songs and sound embraced rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of being inducted into the Country Music, Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Halls of Fame.
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Date: July 26, 1964
Location: Newport Folk Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI.
Producer: Don Law – Frank Jones.
- Johnny Cash (v, acg)
- Luther Perkins (eg)
- Marshall Grant (b)
- WS Holland (d)
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Johnny Cash considered his UK appearance at Glastonbury Festival 1994 as one of the great highlights of his musical career. He wrote about the performance in his autobiography and was so moved by his experience at the time, there were tears rolling down his face when he came off stage afterwards, according to the other performers who were there.
– Paul Goodman (hubpages.com)
Worthy Farm, Pilton, England
June 26, 1994
- Bob Wootton – guitar
- W. S. Holland – drums
- Dave Roe – bass
- Backing vocals and rhythm guitar: John Carter Cash
- Vocals on Jackson and If I were a Carpenter: June Carter
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The site was Hiltons, Virginia, a short distance from Bristol, the “Birthplace of Country Music,” where acts including the Carter Family made some of the very first country recordings. Just three miles down a narrow country road from Hiltons, in a large wooden structure known as the Carter Family Fold, Cash was introduced by one of the Fold founders, Janette Carter, the daughter of Sara and A.P., two-thirds of the original Carter Family with Maybelle Carter. Cash, who toured and recorded with the Carter Family throughout the Sixties, would later become inexorably linked to the family when he married June Carter, the second of Mother Maybelle’s three daughters.
-Stephen L. Betts (rollingstone.com)
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