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Johnny Cash In The U.S. Air Force

Johnny Cash enlisted in the United States Air Force 69 years ago this month. “[It] taught me the things every military service imparts to its enlisted men,” Cash later said, “plus one skill that’s pretty unusual: if you ever need to know what one Russian is signaling to another in…

When Johnny Cash Met June Carter

On this day in 1956, backstage during his first performance at the Grand Ole Opry, Johnny Cash and June Carter met for the first time.

“I can’t remember anything else we talked about,” June later wrote of their encounter, “except his eyes.”

Happy July 4th!

Today, we celebrate the guiding principles of America on its Independence Day. 🇺🇸

The late Paul Gottfried, Army veteran and member of the American Legion Color Guard, recites the lyrics to Johnny Cash’s “Ragged Old Flag.” Video Courtesy of Matt Branson

Listen to “Ragged Old Flag”:

Johnny Cash’s Family Roots

DID YOU KNOW? Johnny Cash’s family traces its roots back to the county of Fife in Scotland. The Caeshe (as they were known then) family motto is “better times will come.”