Today would have been Johnny Cash's 81st birthday. The songwriter, actor, and author is considered one of the most influencial musicians of the 20th century. From his early days as a pioneer of rockabilly and rock and roll in the 1950s, to his decades as an international representative of country music, to his resurgence to fame in the 1990s as a living legend and an alternative country icon, Cash influenced countless artists and left a large body of work. Upon his death, Cash was revered by the greatest popular musicians of his time.
We're giving a nod of the hat to the Man in Black today for our 9:30 Coffee Break. What songs would you like to hear from Johnny Cash?
"Folsom Prison Blues"
"Redemption Song" with Joe Strummer
"I've Been Everywhere"
"Man in Black"
"Jackson" with June Carter