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I Love Johnny Cash

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    I Love You Johnny Cash.

    Im always randomly singing his lyrics to strangers. I love the reactions. Johnny Cash is BOSS!
    LennonLover LennonLover 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    He wasn't the pristine cliché some tried to

    turn him into, he could be a rebel and he could be quite conservative, he could do drugs and he could look like Paul reincarnated, he could sing in jails and sing at Billy Graham meetings, he cheated on wife 1 with wife 2 and on wife 2 with anybody else, he loved his kids, he...
    Sekhmet96 Sekhmet96 56-60, M 2 Responses May 23

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    Free

    Oh my, I love this voice uncertain certain, manly, somewhat false. And how I love the man. A lover in every sense. And uncaged. Oh, the free! This is our voice, and our story too.
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    I was born in a completely different generation,

    yet I still can't seem to get enough of his music. I've yet to meet someone who feels the same, though. I'm an intense music lover, I'll listen to basically anything and everything.
    katav katav 16-17, F 3 Responses May 26

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    Johnny Cash Live Recording Forum

    If you like live recordings of Johnny Cash, please go to ridethistrain.net for all your recording needs :D
    Cortexmelon Cortexmelon 18-21 Jul 16, 2010

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    The One of a Kind Man In Black

    What can I say-- he's an icon. I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Hurt, and all the songs in between ...powerful.  I saw Johnny Cash in Las Vegas in 1990 or 91, I think, with The Highwaymen. It was phenomenal.
    datura datura 56-60, F 8 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    I Met Johnny Cash In An Elevator

    Okay the title is misleading. I was just a baby. But that meeting must have had an impact on me. I'm a huge Cash fan. I love all kinds of music but I never get bored with listening to anything Johnny Cash ever did.
    Santiago1 Santiago1 41-45 Apr 24, 2011

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    Hurt

    I never really considered Johnny Cash, until i watched the video for his version of the NIN song Hurt on youtube, and i can honestly say it really moved me. Ever since then, I've loved his music. Here's the link for Hurt http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmVAWKfJ4Go Its an amazing...
    Montlebarn Montlebarn 18-21, M Jul 17, 2010

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    I Hurt Myself Today.

    A true artist, and one that will be missed.  Could mold Country classics and cover Heavy Metal songs with a down-home flair. Honestly, there are many musical acts that I enjoy, but only a select few have touched my heart.  RIP, Mr. Cash.  See you in Heaven someday...
    nudaydawning nudaydawning 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21, 2009

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    Something Of Interest To True Johnny Cash Fans.....

    (and perhaps even non-fans alike!)  This is very cool.  Be sure to check out the video - it's a collection of people's interpretations of Johnny Cash and the impacts that he had on their lives.http://www.thejohnnycashproject.com/#/explore/TopRatedFrom The Johnny Cash Project...
    idlewatcher idlewatcher 31-35, M Sep 13, 2011

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    Hurt

    And you can have it all, my empire of dirt... I like the earlly stuff too, and the prison albums, but for me his work with Rick Rubin is the stuff I listen to most. Excellent cover versions, each of which he made his own And the video for Hurt....I cry every time it ends.
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 46-50, M 9 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    Johnny Cash

    Normally I'm not into country and western at all . But Johnny Cash's voice and sound is so unique that even I, who actually hate country music, have to capitulate. All power to the man in black. RIP, Johnny A fan
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M Jul 21, 2013

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    Walk the Line

    thats the song i want to have played at my wedding [if i ever literally get married]. i love the song 'get rhythm'. it has a damn good beat....
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    Because Of My Grandmother

    When I was little I used to spend every summer at my grandmothers house. In the morning to wake us up she would blast Johnny Cash. At first I used to hate it, but then I grew to love. I started looking forward to hearing him every morning, I knew the words to "sunday morning...
    ladysora ladysora 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2010

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    Great Man

    and a great singer jackson is my favorite johnny cash song although i like all his songs
    stuwebb2 stuwebb2 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    Hi

    I absolutely can't decide which artist I love! It's a tie between Johnny Cash, Elvis, Dean Martin or Frank Sinatra! But they have all been in my life since when I was a baby my grandpa always played them. Everyone keep saying just because I'm a teen I'm going to grow out of it...
    Tisha1234567 Tisha1234567 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    There You Go

    I love There you go, great song just recently realised how much I love it. I love Johnny's ability to convey the must complex things in such simple lyrics, he was great.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 12, 2009

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    The Great Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash..love his music, his story..unbelievable human being.  Survived so much..should have been dead long before he left us,  but survived because we needed his music in the world.  His voice digs deep, his words hit hard, and look into his eyes ...
    Izabella Izabella 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    I Met Johnny Cash In An Elevator

    Okay the title is misleading. I was just a baby. But that meeting must have had an impact on me. I'm a huge Cash fan. I love all kinds of music but I never get bored with listening to anything Johnny Cash ever did.
    Santiago1 Santiago1 41-45 Apr 24, 2011

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    He's Awesome

    Must say that I have so much respect for Johnny Cash his voice....is just unbeatable i love God's gonna cut you down awesome he really was one of the most truely respected artists in  the world
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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    The Last Gunfighters Ballad

    Behind the man in black there is the Hot woman in black.......June Carterhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZONhM75uyI
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Nov 24, 2010

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    The Man In Black...

    I had never been very interested in country music, and I still don't really embrace the genre, but when I started to listen to Johhny Cash, I developed a new appreciation for his brand of country music and the time period he was active in. To this day, the only country music I'll...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 23, 2012

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    Always Loved Him

    Since I was a little girl, I've listened to the music of Johnny Cash, and then the neatest thing happened the other day...WOWO!! Anyway, so I'm sitting at Mickey Dees' drinking a soda, surfing the net and basically minding my own business, until this fellow who was much older...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    My grandpa was listening to Johnny Cash

    when I first heard his songs. I love his songs and they make me feel better when listening to them.
    Iceking13 Iceking13 13-15, M 2 Responses May 4

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    His Time

                                                  johnny...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    Any Man Who Can Sing That Well Can't Be All Bad

    Funny enough the very first time that I saw and heard Johnny Cash sing was when I was watching a Colombo episode on the television at my grandmothers more than thirty years ago. Later on I came to first respect and then admire Mr. Cash more and more, but the above mentioned...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F Nov 23, 2010

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    If It Wasn't For Him...

    I wouldn't have ever been born. Seriously, I'll just leave it at that :) But I love his music...it makes me really happy when I hear it. may he RIP
    te0amo te0amo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2012

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    I Remember The First Time I Heard Cash...

    My dad put a song on for everyone to listen to (It was Christmastime, my grandparents were here too), it was A Boy Named Sue. We all listened and laughed together, I loved the song, but I didn't know anything about the Man in Black. Then a few months later when I was watching...
    AKindStranger AKindStranger 18-21, M Sep 23, 2013

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    His Voice

    I like his voice a lot. I can always recognize him even if I don't know the song.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2008

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    Oh And...

    And he love story with June carter!! So amazing! And cute! I think they were actual soul mates and meant to be! Just think about it their names both began with "J" and when she died he died a little after! Now there's a true love story!
    Tisha1234567 Tisha1234567 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    Johnny Cash Is a Friend of Mine

    Sure is.. Just check out my name :)
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F Nov 16, 2008

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    One Of My Favorites....

    I remember back in the 60's and 70's he had some songs that were so hilarious, one of them being "A Boy Named Sue,", but there was another that told the story of a guy being eaten by a snake - never heard a rock singer tell a comic story in song, and I'm a rocker from way back...
    chillsdavis chillsdavis 56-60, M Aug 28, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Ok I love his story and how he struggled an hes a big inspiration. My favorite and only song I like is "hurt" every time i listen to it I'm moved
    chunckymunky chunckymunky 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Hurt- NIN cover by the late, great Johnny Cash. 
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Band of Horses Stateless Arctic Monkeys Snow Patrol The 1975 Johnny Cash Pierce the Veil Breaking Benjamin Lana Del Rey Three Days Grace The Neighborhood
    ILoveYourSmile ILoveYourSmile 13-15, F Jul 10

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    I'll listen to almost any type of music, with heavy metal music being what I listen to the most. Some of my favorites include Judas Priest, Disturbed, Iron Maiden, and more...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Johnny Cash - Hurt. His cover of this song is amazing.
    EowynElf EowynElf 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    JOHNNY AND THE ANIMALS For me, the funniest moments of "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson' were when guests brought out animals. Jim Fowler was a frequent Tonight Show guest...
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    A Lesson in Government Previous Next A teacher was teaching her second grade class about the government, so for homework that one day, she told her her students to ask their...
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    Johnny's daddy was taking him fishin' When he was eight years old A little girl came through the front gate holdin' a fishing pole His dad looked down and smiled, said we can't...
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    “A teacher is teaching a class and she sees that Johnny isn't paying attention, so she asks him, "If there are three ducks sitting on a fence, and you shoot one, how many are...
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    Teacher: If I gave you two rabbits , and another two rabbits and another two, how many will you have? Johnny: Seven Sir. Teacher: No, listen carefully. If I gave you two rabbits...
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    While playing in the backyard, Little Johnny kills a honeybee. His father sees him killing the honeybee and angrily says, "No honey for you for one month!" Later that afternoon...
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    A teacher was teaching her second grade class about the government, so for homework that one day, she told her her students to ask their parents what the government is. When Little...
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    Legendarily naughty Little Johnny sat in class quietly as the students were composing a poem with their teacher. When she asked for an F-word that rhymed with "duck" he waved his...
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    In class one day, Mr. Johnson pulled Johnny over to his desk after a test, and said, "Johnny I have a feeling that you have been cheating on your tests." Johnny was astounded and...
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    President Obama walked into the bank to cash a check. As he approached the cashier he said, "Good morning Ma'am, could you please cash this check for me?" Cashier: "It would...
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    Little April was not the best student in Sunday school. Usually she slept through the class. One day the teacher called on her while she was napping, "Tell me, April, who...
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    Little April was not the best student in Sunday school. Usually she slept through the class. One day the teacher called on her while she was napping, "Tell me, April, who created...