A Boy Named Sue
by Johnny Cash
Everything you ever wanted to know about the man in black.
The website celebrating living legends featuring a profile, biography, and interview with Cash.
A list of his books, poems, songs, and cartoons.
A great bio from the Country Music Television website.
Famous poets and poems.com provides a great summary of the poet's life.
Notorious for rarely giving interviews, Silverstein opened up here for one of his most comprehensive and revealing discussions.
An indie magazine's little-known chat with the great artist.
Playboy sent Silverstein to the infamous gay haven of New York to report on the alternative lifestyle that flourished there despite the stifling conservatism of the 1950s.
Another comprehensive biography. The man was actually born with the name J.R. Cash since neither of his parents could decide on a name, just initials. He chose the name Johnny later as a stage name when he signed with Sun.
By Mitch Myers (Shel's nephew and biographer), Hugh Hefner, and Silverstein himself, the three men wax poetic on Shel's contributions to Playboy.
A look at Johnny Cash, the military man, by Major Van Harl USAF Ret., who remembers him not only for his incredibly songwriting and singing ability, but for his service to the United States Air Force and his country.
Transcript of the television interview.