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10 Best Johnny Cash Songs


John "Johnny" R. Cash was an American singer, songwriter, actor, and author. Cash wore primarily black or dark clothes at performances and his attire earned him the nickname "The Man In Black." Cash's music was primarily based in country music, but also encompassed rock, blues, folk, and gospel genres. Cash's career spanned 49 years and rendered him one of the 20th Century's most influential musicians. Cash's personal struggles with morality, depression, religion, and addiction, combined with profound life struggles, is reverberated in his music. Johnny Cash's work as a musician is often described as a distinct "lens through which to view American contradictions and challenges." As a devout Christian, Cash recognized himself as the "biggest sinner of them all," and played his experiences on an acoustic guitar, written in over 1,000 songs, for millions of fans. Johnny Cash passed away in 2003 but his work as a musician remains a legacy. Here are the 10 Best Johnny Cash Songs:

1. Hurt


2. Walk The Line


3. Ring Of Fire


4. The Beast In Me


5. A Satisfied Mind


6. God's Gonna Cut You Down


7. Sunday Morning Coming Down


8. Busted


9. The Long Black Veil


10. A Boy Named Sue


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