What comes to mind when you hear the name June Carter Cash? Do you think of Johnny Cash? Sweet rhythm and blues or rock and roll music? Anybody think of the movie, Walk The Line? There’s something so nostalgic about June’s name! Let’s take a trip down memory lane to remember the iconic country music star and her duo with Johnny!
Black and white—this picture is a “blast to the Cash!” Ever listened to the duo’s songs, “Jackson” and “It Ain’t Me Babe”? They’re classics!
June Carter Cash was a legend beyond her days spent with Johnny. Her musical career began with her sisters playing as The Carter Sisters.
June first met Johnny when she was signing backup for Elvis Presley at the Grand Ole Opry! They say it took her a while to warm up to Cash. After several proposals, June finally said “yes” in front of 7,000 fans at a live show. The love story of Johnny and June lasted for 35 years, to read more about it click here!
June Carter was admired by all…but most of all Johnny of course. Cash said he’s “always wanted to meet her.” June possessed qualities of a savior for Cash. In an article written by biography.com, their relationship in described as “unconditional.”
To say the least, June was a pillar of strength! She helped Johnny overcome his addictions and supported him through multiple rounds of rehab.
All the while, June didn’t give up on their love. She walked the line for their marriage many times.