Johnny cash

Biography Project for Mrs. Hemry's 8th grade
Language Arts Class
made by Alex W.

    Johnny Cash was born on February 26, 1932 in Kings-land, Arkansas and died on September 12, 2003.

Significant Events in History that Affected Johnny's Life:

-The Great Depression


-His brothers death

-I Walk the Line is Johnny Cash's first crossover

Johnny's Childhood:

As a child Johnny Cash had to deal with the Great Depression, the death of his brother, a flood, and a move to a Dyess  Colony. Johnny Cash had a great relationship with his brother that died.  As a young boy Johnny Cash liked to listen to the radio.

People who influenced his life:

-His brother Jack(Johnny always looked up to him)

-His Dad Ray(his dad always had the right moves for his family)

His sister Reba(sh worked in the fields a lot)

Unique Facts:

1).Johnny Cash bought a Tom Sawyer suit for 1.25 .

2).Johnny Cash completed basic Training for the U.S. air force,and he was offered duty as a radio operator for secret missions to Italy and other political hot spots.


-He proved himself as one of the most talented of the services radio intercept operators.

-He was elected Country Music Hall of Fame.

-He charts two number one hits Ring of Fire and Understand your man.

-Johnny Cash had his own show.

The theme of Johnny Cash's life was...

Johnny Cash's theme of his life was...

Johnny Cash's theme was to follow your dream because he followed his dreams to be a Country music artists.

Johnny's words of advice and what he taught me...

-"He's cool... and dangerous".

-I learned that everybody could be nice or mean.

-I also learned that everybody has there struggles in life.

Works Cited:

Dolan, Sean. Johnny Cash. New York: Chelsea House, 1995. Print.

"Hurt by Johnny Cash." Guitar Alliance. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2015. <>.

"Hello, I'm Johnny Cash." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2015. <>.

"Johnny Cash-Walk The Line." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2015. <>.

"Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2015. <>.

Comment Stream

2 years ago

I can tell you learned a lot from the biography you read on Johnny Cash! 😄