Country Pop Bites: Johnny Cash – September 19
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2003 one week after his death, Johnny Cash won three trophies at the Americana Music Awards in Nashville?
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Johnny Cash that you might not have known.
- 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.