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By Johnny Cash

He used to be the "Man in Black," a rustic track legend, and the crucial American troubadour. He used to be an icon of rugged individualism who have been to hell and again, telling the story as by no means ahead of. In his unforgettable autobiography, Johnny money tells the reality in regards to the highs and lows, the struggles and hard-won triumphs, and the folks who formed him.

In his personal phrases, money set the list instantly -- and dispelled a number of myths -- as he regarded unsparingly at his extraordinary existence: from the thrill of his boyhood in Dyess, Arkansas to superstardom in Nashville, Tennessee, the line of Cash's lifestyles has been whatever yet tender. money writes of the fun of twiddling with Elvis, the relaxation of praying with Billy Graham; of his battles with habit and of the devotion of his spouse, June; of his gratitude for all times, and of his strategies on what the afterlife might carry. the following, too, are the chums of an entire life, together with Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, and Kris Kristofferson. As strong and noteworthy as certainly one of his vintage songs, Cash is full of the candor, wit, and knowledge of a guy who really "walked the line."

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They went from field to field, eating—eating fast—and then moving on, and there was nothing you could do about them. You could stomp them all you wanted, all day and all night too if it made you happy, but that wouldn't get you anywhere even close to making a difference. They ate the leaves off the plants first, and then the blooms, and then the bolls, and then that was that. Army worms were the bane of every cotton farmer in Arkansas. Now, wouldn't you know, they barely cross any- one's mind; you just spray for them and forget about it.

I was in the back of a flatbed truck on the road to Dyess, Arkansas, from the first house I remember living in: the place next to the tracks out in the woods near Kingsland, Arkansas, where my family had ended up after a succession of moves dictated by the rig- ors of the Depression. That was a real bare-bones kind of place, three rooms in a row, the classic shotgun shack. It shook like the dickens every time a train went by. It wasn't as bad as the house I'd been born in, though. I don't remember living in that one, but I saw it once when I went to visit my grandfather.

A lot has been created on this veranda, in this spot. Billy Graham wrote parts of three of his books here, and it's one of my own favorite writing places. And then of course it's possible that some of the descendants of the Barretts—die Barretts of Wimpole Street, the family of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the original owners of the property—wrote some of their journals, prose, and poetry here. Certainly they experienced life here, and death; many of them are entombed in their own private cemetery in a lovely spot down the hill from the house, one of my favorite places in the world.

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