|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||country female vocalists singer-songwriter alt-country americana folk|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||BBC Music page discogs lyrics lyrics official homepage social network streaming music VIAF wikidata wikipedia|
24 May 1955, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The daughter of Johnny Cash from his first marriage to Vivian Liberto, Cash lived with her mother in California after her parents divorced in 1966. Perhaps inevitably, she returned to Nashville, where she studied drama at Vanderbilt University, before relocating to Los Angeles to study method acting at Lee Strasbergs Institute, after which she worked for three years on her fathers roadshow. In the late 70s, she spent a year in London working for CBS Records, the same label as her father, and signed a recording contract in Germany with Ariola, resulting in her 1978 debut album, which has become a collectors item. Mainly recorded and produced in Germany with German-based musicians, it also included three tracks recorded in Nashville and was produced by Rodney Crowell. At the time, Cash was influenced by punk which she had experienced in Britain, but on her return to Nashville, she worked on demos...