Johnny Cash's Legacy

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Even though Johnny Cash’s legacy is full of fame and fortune, he struggled with a drug and alcohol addiction for much of his career. A.J. Samuels, a writer for, claims that as Johnny Cash’s fame rose, so did his dependency on alcohol and amphetamines, which he started taking so he would be able to stay awake during his tours. Because of this, his performances would be extremely errotic, to the point where he would be stumbling and smashing things on stage. In 1955, Johnny and June Carter met and performed together on stage multiple times. The two of them had a love affair, while he was still married to his first bride Vivian, and the two fell madly in love. His first marriage obviously did not end well, and he ended up leaving
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