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The Johnny Cash Museum

If you are living in Nashville, Tennessee or visiting there, you will want to tour The Johnny Cash Museum. There is not a greater country legend than Johnny Cash. And to see all of his honors and awards in one place is exciting to say the least. Take a journey into the history of how Johnny Cash got started, all of his albums, awards and his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His musical career spanned over fifty years and you get a chance to see it all up close and personal at The Johnny Cash Museum.

Albums and Songs That Made Him Famous

When you visit the museum, there are many things to do. One of which is to see his released 97 albums that Johnny Cash produced over the span of his career lasting from 1954 until 2003. His total album tally included: 102 compilation albums, 67 studio albums, 12 live albums and 7 video albums. The artist known simply as The Man In Black because of his love for wearing an all-black ensemble when he performed was noticed worldwide by all of his fans. Johnny Cash was known mostly for his country and pop genre albums, but he also sang hymnals with his wife June Carter Cash. She also wrote for him, penning the song “Ring of Fire” in 1963 with Merle Kilgore. It turned out to be Johnny Cash’s biggest hit single. Johnny Cash had over 500 number one hits during the span of his lifetime career. You will also see all of the gold and platinum albums of Johnny Cash as they are certified by the RIAA.

From the Beginning through his Musical Career

Take a tour and learn about how Johnny Cash was born to poor cotton farmers on February 26, 1932 in Kingsland, Arkansas. He lived with his parents and brother and rose up the ranks after being signed early in age to Columbia records. He was then released from Columbia, which led to him being picked up by Mercury records and Delta record companies among others. Johnny Cash learned how to play the guitar and began touring. It is said that he would smuggle drugs, often amphetamines in his guitar on tour which would lead to a stint in prison. The Johnny Cash Museum shows you in detail everything there is to know about the man. Later came The Johnny Cash show and his activism which included him doing concerts in prisons across the country. The Johnny Cash Museum also shows paraphernalia like the guitars that Cash played for his many concerts, autographed memorabilia and pictures of his beloved family. There are excerpts of concerts with the Man in Black himself speaking as if he is still here. The Johnny Cash Museum also showcases the first Grammy won by Cash in 1967 with this future wife June Carter Cash entitled “Jackson”. Johnny Cash died September 12, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee due to complications from diabetes.

The Johnny Cash Kitchen

Once you have toured The Johnny Cash Museum, head next door for something to eat in The Johnny Cash Kitchen. It focuses on down-home southern cooking and will help you feed yourself with something good to eat after learning about one of the biggest country stars in the world.

It is one of the best times to be had when you visit The Johnny Cash Museum. It is located on 3rd street in Nashville downtown district with other shops and hotels nearby. So take your family for one of the greatest educations they will have about one of the best musical artists in the history of American music. So call today and get your tickets to visit The Johnny Cash Museum for a fun-filled day.

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