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How many years did Johnny Cash spend in prison?

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2006-09-04 11:43:49
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Although he carefully cultivated a romantic outlaw image, he never served a prison sentence, although he landed in jail seven times for misdemeanors, each stay lasting a single night. His most serious and well-known run-in with the law occurred while on tour in 1965, when he was arrested by the narcotics squad in El Paso, Texas. Although the officers suspected that he was smuggling heroin from Mexico, he was actually smuggling amphetamines inside his guitar case. (One report said that he was carrying a total of 1,163 pills). Because they were prescription drugs rather than illegal narcotics, he received a suspended sentence.

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He performed for the prisoners. That's where he came up with the song "Folsom Prison".

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No. Johnny Cash was a very famous country singer and songwriter (legendary, even) who died a few years ago. His most well-known songs were "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Ring of Fire". He's the only Johnny Cash I know of :) No. Johnny Cash was a very famous country singer and songwriter (legendary, even) who died a few years ago. His most well-known songs were "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Ring of Fire". He's the only Johnny Cash I know of :)

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Johnny Cash was about 31 years of age in 1963.

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Jails yes, about seven times on misdemeanor charges, but never in prison.

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Johnny Cash, an American singer-songwriter, first performed the song Folsom Prison Blues in January of 1968. The song was first released December of 1955.

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Johnny Cash was born on February 26, 1932 and died on September 12, 2003. Johnny Cash would have been 71 years old at the time of death or 83 years old today.

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Johnny Cash performed for 52 years. From his first performances with the Landsberg Barbarians in 1951 until his last performance in 2003.

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Johnny Cash AKA (man in black) Johnny made this song when he was in the army!!then he switched the words a little bit and that's who made Folsom prison blues :))

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If he was alive today ( June 29, 2009) Johnny Cash would be 77 years old.

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Johnny Cash The First 25 Years - 1980 TV was released on: USA: 8 May 1980


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