Johnny Cash: The man in black

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Johnny Cash performs at the Royal Albert Hall in London in September 1972. Click through the gallery to see photos from Cash's life and career. Michael Putland/Getty Images
Cash poses for a portrait in 1956 in Memphis, Tennessee. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Cash holds a guitar as his then-wife Vivian Liberto and daughters Rosanne and Kathy look on in 1957. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Cash, left, and Elvis Presley pose together in the 1950s. Courtesy of House of Cash/AP
Cash records in the studio circa 1960. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Cash, center, is flanked by a bondsman and a U.S. marshal as he is transferred to the federal courthouse in El Paso, Texas, on October 5, 1965. Cash was arrested and charged with importing and concealing over 1,000 pep pills and tranquilizers. Eric Marrapodi/CNN
Cash performs for prisoners at Folsom Prison in California on January 13, 1968. The performance was recorded for his live album "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison." Dan Poush/AP
Johnny Cash and June Carter perform onstage circa 1970. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Cash, right, and Neil Diamond appear on "The Johnny Cash Show" aired on February 11, 1970. ABC Photo Archives/ABC/Getty Images
June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash perform on September 3, 1987. Rob Verhorst/Redferns/Getty Images
Kirk Douglas, left, and Cash film an episode of "The Johnny Cash Show" in Arizona on January 13, 1971. ABC Photo Archives/ABC/Getty Images
Billy Graham, left, and Cash appear on "The Johnny Cash Show" on February 24, 1971. ABC Photo Archives/ABC/Getty Images
Cash performs live with June Carter Cash in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 1972. Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns/Getty Images
Country music stars including Johnny Cash, right, perform during the Grand Ole Opry's last show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on March 18, 1974. John Duricka/AP
Cash with his wife, June, and son, John, at the dedication of a star honoring him on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on March 10, 1976. Eric Marrapodi/CNN
Joe Piscopo, from left, Eddie Murphy, Brian Doyle-Murray, and Johnny Cash perform a "Saturday Night Live" skit on April 17, 1982. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images
Emmylou Harris, from left, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash chat at the Farm Aid Concert in Illinois in 1985. Michael Mauney//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images
Robert Duvall, left, appears with Johnny Cash during the 26th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Universal City, California, in 1991. Jim Smeal/WireImage/Getty Images
Sid McGinnis, from left, Johnny Cash, Steve Cropper, The Edge, Keith Richards and Little Richard perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies in New York on January 16, 1992. Mark Lennihan/AP
Cash appears at the All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash in New York City on April 6, 1999. Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images