The legendary lyrics of Johnny Cash are the inspiration for this collection of extraordinarily creative works that provides a new spin on this musical legend. For nearly five decades, Cash captivated audiences with his unique voice and candid portrayal of the gritty life of a working man, and his songs continue to strike a chord with listeners today. But it is the stories behind the music that remain with audiences and provide the inspiration for the work in this thoughtful compilation of fiction and non-fiction from contributors such as Lauren Baratz-Logsted, Don Cusic, Gretchen Moran Laskas, Amanda Nowlin, and Russell Rowland.... the genre transparently stand-in for traditional virtues. casha#39;s death in september 2003 prompted an intense emotional re- ... american problems in distinct socio-historical contexts. see Greil marcus, Mystery Train: Images ofAmerica in Rock a#39;na#39; ... Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music (athens: University of Georgia Press, 2003); barry shank, aa#39;that Wild mercury sounda#39;: bob Dylan and the illusion of american culture, a Boundary 2 29:1 (2002): 97a123.
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