In JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE, Robert Hilburn conveys the untarnished truth about a musical icon. Drawing upon his personal experience with Cash and a trove of never-before-seen material from the singer's inner circle, Hilburn creates an utterly compelling, deeply human portrait of one of the most influential figures in modern popular culture.
'A brilliant story of an even more brilliant songwriter' Keith Richards
'Hilburn displays a deeply felt affinity with his subject' Patti Smith
'The definitive book on the roller-coaster life of Cash' Rick Rubin
'Johnny Cash ... Every man could relate to him, no man could be him, and only one man could get inside his head - Robert Hilburn' Bono
'A great story requires great storytelling, and that's exactly what it receives here' Charles Shaar Murray, LITERARY REVIEW