Johnny Cash & Elvis, Both Cherokee. In honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow
Johnny Cash and his older brother, Jack, in 1936. Jack died at age 15 in a sawmill accident. Johnny Cash's name was plain J.R. until he enlisted in the air force. They didn't allow plain initials, so he chose the name John.
( 2014 & 2015 † IN MEMORY OF ) - † ♪♫♪♪ JOHNNY CASH (J. R. Cash) Friday, ,February 26, 1932 - 6' 2'' - Kingsland, Arkansas, USA. Died; Friday, September 12, 2003 (aged of 71) Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Cause of death;(complications from diabetes) & JUNE CARTER CASH - Sunday, June 23, 1929 - 5' 5½" - Maces Spring Scott County, Virginia, USA. Died; Thursday, May 15, 2003 (aged of 73) - Nashsville, Tennessee, USA. Cause of death;(complications from heart surgery).
In 1968, 13 years after they first met backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, Johnny Cash proposed to June Carter, of the famed Carter Family, during a live performance in London, Ontario. The couple married on March 1, 1968, in Franklin, Kentucky. They had one child together, John Carter Cash, born March 3, 1970. Cash and Carter continued to work together and tour for 35 years until Carter's death in 2003. Cash died four months later.