We often think of Johnny Cash as being somber and serious – but did you also know he was a bit of a jokester? On the occasion of his 80th birthday, eMusic invites you to get to know the Man in Black…Humor. Enjoy this short video, then read the full piece, by Douglas Wolk.
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