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Johnny Cash

Walking on Fire

Helen Akitt Paul du Noyer

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flametree
01 March 2020
Music; Country & Western music; Biography: arts & entertainment
Johnny Cash cuts an iconic figure in music history. With his humble demeanour, sombre outfits and that distinctive deep voice, he crossed multiple genres with great success gospel, rock and roll and of course country. Known for legendary songs about regret and redemption, such as 'I Walk the Line' and 'Ring of Fire', his life was a whirlwind of music, passion, addiction and absolution. This book takes an in depth look at the enthralling life of one of America's most influential artists. AUTHOR: Helen Akitt is a teacher, writer and musician, with a special interest in US popular culture and roots music. She has numerous CD sleeve notes to her credit, including artists as celebrated and diverse as Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez and Willie Nelson. 60 illustrations
By:   Helen Akitt
Foreword by:   Paul du Noyer
Imprint:   flametree
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 231mm,  Width: 203mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   750g
ISBN:   9781839641978
ISBN 10:   1839641975
Series:   Pop, Rock & Entertainment
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   01 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Helen Akitt is a teacher, writer and musician, with a special interest in US popular culture and roots music. She has numerous CD sleeve notes to her credit, including artists as celebrated and diverse as Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez and Willie Nelson. The foreword is by Paul du Noyer; author, editor and music journalist he began his career on the New Musical Express, went on to edit Q and founded Mojo. As well as editing several rock reference books he is the author of We All Shine On, about the solo music of John Lennon.

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