Johnny Cash's death in September 2003 left the music world bereft. His was the most recognisable voice in the history of country music and indeed in the history of recorded music itself. Building musical bridges between the worlds of country, folk, rock and even gospel, Cash's influence is as immeasurable as his fanbase.His story is an amazing rags-to-riches tale about the kid who battled against poverty and depression to end up performing on the same stage as Elvis Presley. This work is a complete biography of the man. Delving deep into the personality and work of this prolific yet elusive artist, the book is also a no-holds-barred look at the more uncomfortable aspects of Cash's life, providing a truly rounded portrait.