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Johnny Cash/ World War 1

According to Richard Phillips the main idea about this subject is how Cash's difficult years growing up had influenced and shaped him. John R. Cash was born the fourth of five children in Kingsland, Arkansas. His family and him had to abandon their property when major flooding devastated the area. When Johnny cash was young he was explorsing divorce, murder, and other life issues. He began writing songs at the age of 12 years old.

Biography.com states that music was indeed one of the ways the Cash family found escape from the hardships. Johnny loved being surrounded in music. By the early 1960's he was a musical superstar.