Johnny Cash vs Elvis Presley

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Singer-Songwriter
The King of Rock and Roll, Singer Actor
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Singers
Kingsland, Arkansas, United States
Residence
Tupelo
United States
Country
United States
26/02/1932
BirthDay
08/01/1935
September 12, 2003
Died On
August 16, 1977
Education
Humes High School (1953)
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2013

In 2013, a limited edition Forever stamp was released in his honor, depicting a picture of him

2007

In 2007, the Johnny Cash Flower Pickin’ Festival took place in Starkville

2000

In 2000, he released ‘American III: Solitary Man’

1998

In 1998, he was even hospitalized for severe pneumonia which affected his lungs

1997

In 1997, he wrote the second installment of his autobiography series titled, ‘Cash: The Autobiography’, which covered details of his life that were not mentioned in the former publication

1995

He concluded his group ‘Highwaymen’ series with the third and final album titled ‘Highwaymen- The Road Goes on Forever’, in 1995

1994

‘American Recordings’ released in 1994, is believed to be one of his greatest albums till date

1990

The second album, ‘Highwaymen 2’ was released in 1990

1986

In 1986, he quit Columbia Records and reunited with Sun Studios in Memphis and created the album, ‘Class of 55’

1985

The first, titled, ‘Highwaymen’ was released in 1985

1975

In 1975, his autobiography, ‘Man in Black’ was published, which was the first of the two autobiographies he would write in his lifetime

1973

In 1973, he released ‘The Gospel Road’ under Columbia Records

1971

In 1971, he wrote a song, ‘Man in Black’ explaining his queer choice of clothing

1969

In 1969, he hosted ‘The Johnny Cash Show’, a variety series on the ABC Network, which showcased contemporary musicians ranging from Bob Dylan to Kenny Rogers

1968

When he remarried, his life took an extraordinary U-turn in 1968, with the release of the live album, ‘Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison’

1965

In 1965, this famous American singer-songwriter burnt 508 acres of the Los Padres National Forest in California after his truck caught fire

1958

In 1958, he signed a profitable deal with Columbia Records, where his single, ‘Don’t Take Your Guns to Town’ peaked at all major music charts and also entered the pop charts

1956

He tasted true fame with his song ‘I Walk The Line’, which became an instant success on music charts, in 1956

1955

He finally convinced Philips which resulted in the release of the songs, ‘Hey, Porter’ and ‘Cry! Cry! Cry!’ in 1955

1954

He was nobly discharged from service on July 3, 1954 as Staff Sergeant and he went back home to Texas

1950

In 1950, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he was allotted the job of a Morse Code Intercept Operator

1944

Cash was extremely close to his elder brother Jack, who died after almost being cut into two when he was pulled into a rotating head saw in the mill, in 1944

1977

On the morning of August 16, 1977, Elvis was found on the floor of his bathroom at Graceland

1970

He met the then president Richard Nixon, on December 21, 1970

1968

On December 3, 1968, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed televised comeback special Elvis

1967

On May 1, 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulie at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas

1960

On March 2,1960, he was discharged from the army with the rank of sergeant and he returned to the United States

1957

On December 20,1957, Presley received a draft notice

1956

In March 1956, he appeared for an audition for the movie ‘Love me Tender’ with the Paramount Movie Studios

1955

The deal was struck on November 21, 1955 and Elvis’s Sun contract was sold for a price of $40,000

1954

Backed with guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley played publicly at the Bon Air Club on 17th July,1954

1953

In June 1953, when he graduated from high school, Presley had already chosen music as his career

1945

His first public performance was on October 3, 1945 at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show where he sang ‘Old Shep’

1940

Younger brother of Mississippi Slim (a singer who had a radio show on Tupelo's WELO during the later 1940s) was a classmate of Presley and often took him to the station

1935

Elvis Presley was born in the family of Vernon Elvis Presley and Gladys Love, on January 8, 1935, at Tupelo, Mississippi