Country Pop Bites: Johnny Cash – January 31
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2006 The Johnny Cash biopic "Walk The Line" received five Oscar nominations?
It’s true! Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon were up for Best Actor and Actress.
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Johnny Cash.
- He started smoking when he was just 12 years old.
- He learned how to hypnotize himself from country singer Johnny Horton.
- During his stint in the Air Force, he learned to translate Russian Morse code.
- Roy Orbison was his next-door neighbor in Tennessee for over 20 years.
- When he first moved to Memphis, he enrolled in a radio class at Keegan’s School of Industry, hoping to become a DJ.