Johnny Cash with Guitar

Made:
1959-09-17
photographer:
A Tanner

Johnny Cash with Guitar A photograph of Johnny Cash (1932-2003) climbing through a window, guitar in hand

A photograph of Johnny Cash (1932-2003) climbing through a window, guitar in hand, taken in September 1959 by A Tanner for the Daily Herald.

Cash, born J R Cash, was an American country music-influenced singer/songwriter who also starred in his own television programme 'The Johnny Cash Show'. Known for his 'Man in Black' persona, Cash performed in various prisons in the US (and one in Sweden) and was an advocate for prison reform. Johnny Cash was in England for a television appearance.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/12593
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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