Experience history and the real inside story of Johnny Cash
The Man in Black is undoubtedly one of the most influential musicians of the 20th Century. Having been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, it is clear that Johnny Cash and his music tapped into something universal in us all.
During this five and a half hour tour, you will learn the real inside story of Johnny Cash, including why he always wore black; the burning flame of love between Johnny and June Carter, and how their bitter fights were necessary to their continuing affections; the deep hurt of Johnny’s drug and alcohol addictions and the pain of June’s family loss, as well as the victory of healing and redemption brought about by his cleaning up from drugs and returning to his Christian roots.
Join the Cash Family and Gray Line of Tennessee for this unique Nashville experience. On this tour you will:
- Tour the largest collection of Johnny Cash memorabilia in the world: The Johnny Cash Museum, one of only six attractions in Nashville to receive the coveted AAA Gem Rating.
- Relive the story as Johnny moves on from Sun Record’s Million Dollar Quartet and releases dozens of top ten hits.
- Follow Johnny’s steps from poverty-stricken dirt farmer to star outlaw in Nashville to television host idolized internationally by legions of fans
- Sojourn to the place Johnny and June called home for over thirty years before the tragic fire and learn its history.
- See the real Mama Cash’s house, and learn what she did to support her son and his vision.
- Visit Johnny and June’s grave sites honored by so many.
- Stop a while to have a personal visit with and eat lunch with Johnny’s good friend and guitar player, Loney Hutchins.
- Hear about his forming the great country supergroup Highwaymen with Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, his chart buster album with old Sun Record mates Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins, and his hits with alternative band U2 and the legendary Bob Dylan.