Without a doubt, Johnny Cash was, and still is one of the very best of all singers to ever grace the planet. This is because he was so loved and very known as being not only an awesome singer. He was also an entertainer in a number of different ways too. He was also a very successful songwriter, actor, and author, as well. This meant from a creative aspect alone. He was very gifted and could be versatile in numerous areas. These numerous areas are something that did help to mold him into what he would become in the entertainment world.
Many do primarily look on him as being a living country icon, but he is also a multi genre performer. Some of these other multi genres do include rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel artist on all fronts. Johnny Cash had a voice that was very deep and bass baritione voice that was described as being unique and distinctive at the same time.
Johnny Cash also became known as being “The Man In Black,” and this is because, whenever he did perform on stage. He was always decked out in dark clothing and the use of this dark clothing is what gave him the beloved nickname by his fans. He definitely is one of the most influential of all musicians of the twentieth century.
A lot of the themes in Cash's music are something that did become his usual material and these themes are as follows. Some of the themes that were alive in his songs were real sorrow, moral tribulation, and also redemption. These themes were to become a regular part of his career in later years. Despite the fact that he did have a lot of hit records in the music world. The one song that he has owned personally, and which many do identify him with the most is no other than, Folsom Prison Blues. Some of his other best known hits were Ring of Fire, I Walk The Line, and Man In Black.