At the time of the famous Million Dollar quartet recording, Cash was already a star after his breakthrough hits, like “I Walk The Line” (1956).
Did you know this about the young Johnny Cash?
- Upon first meeting Johnny Cash for the first time, Sam Phillips, the producer of his first records, thought that Johnny had made up his last name. It sounded like “Johnny Dollar” or “Johnny Guitar.”
- Born in 1932 in Arkansas, Johnny Cash grew up in a poor farming community and joined the Air Force in 1950
- Cash was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980 and was a past member of the Grand Ole Opry