During his lengthy career, Johnny Cash maintained his outlaw image. As his career progressed, Cash became a heavy drinking and eventually developed an addiction to amphetamines and barbiturates. While others joked about his behavior, it was actually the beginning stages of his deepening drug addiction. During his career he accidentally burnt down a forest after his truck caught fire, and was adamant in his lack of concern for the death of many the many condor deaths. During his career he also performed at numerous prisons in the 1950s, although he, himself, never served time.
Johnny Cash T-Shirts: Black, for the Man in Black
Iconic of Johnny Cash’s outlaw image, many of the Johnny Cash t-shirts available are printed on black shirts with grey graphics. The most popular is the Johnny Cash giving the finger shirt, and is representative of the bad-ass attitude that shines through Johnny Cash t-shirts. This shirt is so popular and iconic that it is available in four different designs! Other shirts feature guitars and guns, keeping up with the bad-ass attitude.
A Softer Side of Johnny Cash
Although Johnny Cash maintained an outlaw image throughout his career, nearer to his death in 2003, Johnny Cash began to show a softer side, including releasing a video for his cover of the Nine Inch Nails song, hurt. The video was symbolic of the regrets Johnny Cash had during his life, and it has since been regarded as his ‘epitaph.’ Since his death, Johnny Cash has not faded from the public, as young and old still enjoy his music. Any Johnny Cash fans should be sure to check out the Johnny Cash store for tons of different Johnny Cash t-shirts available.
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