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Ring of fire : the Johnny Cash reader

Author: Michael Streissguth
Publisher: Cambridge, MA. : Da Capo Press, 2002. ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life of singer Johnny Cash through biographical essays and articles written by such authors as Christopher Wren and Dorothy Gallagher, and offers autobiographical glimpses by Cash himself.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Johnny Cash; Johnny Cash; Johnny Cash
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Streissguth
ISBN: 0306811227 9780306811227 0306812258 9780306812255
OCLC Number: 49633630
Description: xxvi, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Arkansas train. Excerpt from Winners got scars too : the life of Johnny Cash / Christopher S. Wren (1971) --
Fork in the road, from Man in black / Johnny Cash (1975) --
Johnny Cash : the Sun sound / Hank Davis, Goldmine (December 20, 1985) --
Johnny Cash achieves "Life's ambition," wins Opry hearts / Ben A. Green, Nashville Banner (July 16, 1956) --
It looks as if Elvis has a rival-from Arkansas / Ralph J. Gleason, San Francisco Chronicle (December 16, 1956) --
Gleason signs Cash for 10 guest spots / Robert Johnson, Memphis Press-Scimitar (January 7, 1957) --
Write is wrong / Time (February 23, 1959) --
Johnny Cash / Peter La Farge, Sing out! (1965) --
Seven one night stands, from Man in black / Johnny Cash (1975). II. Apogee. When Johnny Cash visited Leavenworth / Albert Nussbaum, (Charleston, WV) Sunday Gazette Mail (October 7, 1973) --
Excerpt from The Nashville sound : bright lights and country music / Paul Hemphill (1970) --
Something rude showing / Richard Goldstein, Vogue (August 15, 1969) --
First angry man of country singers / Tom Dearmore, New York Times Magazine (September 21, 1969) --
Johnny Cash : "I'm growing, I'm changing, I'm becoming" / Dorothy Gallagher, Redbook (August 1971) --
Cash's "Gospel road" film is renaissance for him / George Veesey, New York Times (December 13, 1973) --
Interview with Johnny Cash / Peter McCabe and Jack Killion, Country music (May 1973) --
Penthouse interview : Johnny Cash / Larry Linderman, Penthouse (August 1975). III. Legend. What now, John Cash?" / Patrick Carr, Country music (December 1974) --
Cash comes back / Patrick Carr, Country music (December 1976) --
Johnny Cash's freedom / Patrick Carr, Country music (April 1979) --
Johnny Cash : still free / Noel Coppage, Stereo review (March 1983) --
Hard talk from the God-fearin', pro-metal man in black / Mary Dickie, Graffitti (October 1987) --
Heroic survivor / David Sinclair, The Times, London (May 15, 1989) --
The mystery of life / Alanna Nash, Stereo review (April 1991) --
Johnny Cash's best performance was off stage / Dan McCullough, Cape Cod Times (April 9, 1989). IV. Back in black. Chordless in Gaza : the second coming of John R. Cash / Nick Tosches, Journal of country music, vol. 17(3) (1995) --
Johnny Cash, austerely direct from deep within / John Pareles, New York Times (September 16, 1994) --
Cash conquers / Chris Dickinson, Chicago reader (September 16, 1994) --
Johnny Cash : American music legend / Bill DeYoung, Goldmine (July 19, 1996) --
Cash, back / Ben Ratliff, Rolling stone (October 26, 2000) --
Rays of light from the man in black / David Brinn, Jerusalem Post (October 31, 2000) --
Johnny Cash : American III : solitary man / Michael McCall, Country music (February/March 2001) --
Hello, this is Johnny Cash / Peter Cooper, the Nashville Tennessean (October 22, 2000).
Other Titles: Johnny Cash reader
Responsibility: edited by Michael Streissguth.

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A collection of classic writings on the Man in Black, Johnny Cash, by a stellar list of music writers, including Ralph Gleason, Robert Johnson, Nick Tosches, Alanna Nash, Jon Pareles, and Ben Ratliff  Read more...

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"[Cash's] humility and restless nature dominate every tale, proving that after forty-seven years in the spotlight, the Man in Black remains one of music's most fascinating and elusive figures."

 
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