far as fleeting fame and earthly glories I had hit the top. I'd been to
Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and on the cover of Look
Magazine ... (but) sometimes when I'm alone and I sing 'My Prayer' again,
that's when I feel higher and better than any time I've ever been on
stage, because its ... a reminder every time I sing that God does answer
The lessons shared are deeply personal and
humbling, as Johnny Cash tells his life story in Man In Black. This
book gives the reader an in-depth look at the pressures and problems
inherent in show-business life, and reveals how a solid faith makes it
possible to live serenely in the vortex of a sometimes chaotic whirl.
Johnny Cash is an American tradition. His words and
songs portray the very heart of America: the homes, churches,
prisons, highways, and railroads. Rising from poverty to superstardom this
man's deep voice carries the ring of sincerity and experience, for he has
risen from the depths of despair to the heights of Christian commitment.