Johnny Cash by Robert Hilburn audiobook

Johnny Cash: The Life

By Robert Hilburn
Read by Charles Pittard

Hachette Book Group 9780316194754
21.67 Hours Unabridged
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The definitive,intimate, no-holds-barred biography of Johnny Cash People don’t just listen to Johnny Cash—they believe in him. Although part of his life has been told on film, there aremany compelling layers to his story that have remained hidden—until now. RobertHilburn tells the unvarnished truth about a musical icon whose personal lifewas far more troubled and his artistry much more profound than even his mostdevoted fans have realized. As music critic for the Los Angeles Times,Hilburn knew Cash well throughout his life; he was the only music journalist atthe legendary Folsom Prison concert in 1968, and he interviewed him extensivelyjust before Cash’s death in 2003. Drawing upon his personal experience with Cashand a trove of never-before-seen material from the singer’s inner circle,Hilburn gives us a compelling, human portrait of one of the most iconic figuresin modern popular culture—not only a towering figure in country music but alsoa seminal influence in rock.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A Los Angeles Times bestseller

A 2013 NPR Best Book

NPR’s Great Reads, 2013

A 2013 Publishers Weekly Best Book for Nonfiction

A Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week, October 2013

A 2014 ALA Notable Book for Adult Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books, Best in Entertainment, 2013

The definitive,intimate, no-holds-barred biography of Johnny Cash

People don’t just listen to Johnny Cash—they believe in him.

Although part of his life has been told on film, there aremany compelling layers to his story that have remained hidden—until now. RobertHilburn tells the unvarnished truth about a musical icon whose personal lifewas far more troubled and his artistry much more profound than even his mostdevoted fans have realized. As music critic for the Los Angeles Times,Hilburn knew Cash well throughout his life; he was the only music journalist atthe legendary Folsom Prison concert in 1968, and he interviewed him extensivelyjust before Cash’s death in 2003. Drawing upon his personal experience with Cashand a trove of never-before-seen material from the singer’s inner circle,Hilburn gives us a compelling, human portrait of one of the most iconic figuresin modern popular culture—not only a towering figure in country music but alsoa seminal influence in rock.

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Author Bio: Robert Hilburn

Author Bio: Robert Hilburn

Robert Hilburn is a pop music critic and author. He was a critic and music editor for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades and has reported extensively on pop music legends, including Elton John, Bono, Michael Jackson, John Lennon, and Johnny Cash.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Drama/Performing Arts
Runtime: 21.67
Audience: Adult
Language: English