Johnny Cash was one of the greatest figures in American music history. From his early rockabilly days at Sun Records, to his legendary prison concerts, he was an icon of unmatched talent and influence. Playing with everyone from Elvis Presley to Bob Dylan to Willie Nelson, his impact on more than five decades of American music is still being felt today.
This documentary takes you back to his early days as a young boy in Arkansas and revisits the major influences and life altering events of his childhood. From his days spent overseas in the Air Force to his move to Memphis and his first brushes with success, you will see the young Johnny Cash forming the foundation for the rest of his extraordinary life. Come along for the ride as Johnny hits the peaks of success, the lows of drug addiction, and the joys of finding true love and salvation. Through it all, his love for his fellow man, kind spirit, and sense of humor won him multitudes of friends and fans the world over.