Johnny Cash never did know how to give up the ghost, nor did he want to. He combined sin and salvation, first succumbing to the temptation of drugs, then conquering the addiction as he merged his pioneering rock & roll style with older, more timeless genres. Over the course of six decades, Cash blended rock, folk and country into a new and unique folkloric approach. A contradictory and unintentional oracle, Cash loved amphetamines and Ronald Reagan, advocated for Native Americans and created a unique canon spanning the gothic rockabilly of "Ring of Fire," the Tarantino surrealism of "Folsom Prison Blues," the Americana of "Great Speckled Bird." It was all... More >>>