The 1920’s first introduced the world to country music. That twang, blues, hillbilly Southern drawl had just about everyone tapping their feet. Through the generations, country music has gone from cowboys to honky tonk to outlaw country to bro-country and the list goes on. One thing is certain, country music revolutionized the music scene as we know it.
“The Man in Black” already had established himself before the 1970’s came round. Before long, the Country Music Hall of Famer was in the history books as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Cash was more than a music genius, he was an activist at heart, as a champion for Native Americans, the poor, the hungry, the depressed, the addicts, the prison reform advocate, and the list could tumble on. Four months after his beloved wife, June, passed away in 2003, Cash also died of complications from diabetes.