US Air Force would not accept initials ("J.R.") as a given name when he enlisted, so he became
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- Johnny Cash: US Air Force would not accept initials ("J.R.") as a given name when he enlisted, so he became
US Air Force would not accept initials ("J.R.") as a given name when he enlisted, so he became John R. Cash. He signed for Sun Records 1955 (a year after his discharge) and had his name changed again ... to Johnny Cash
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[Rosie Bumgardner Faulk] - Did a report on Johnny Cash in college. Interesting life!
[Augustin Garnier] - And the train keeps a'rollin!
[Suzi Schellbach] - his music is the best.
[Mary J. Smith] - One of the best.
[Twyla Kistner] - looks like his mother in this pic !! (:
[Jesse Wilson] - I wood have put man in black on the papers
[Giacomo Boi] - It's Dave Gahan!
[Matteo Colina] - Why did they not accept J.R.? Incredible...
[Mark Thomas] - Blimey look at j.c in that pic :-) he's defo a ghostrider in the sky
[Off-Road Pik-up] - in the US- Army GI
[Dave Rowe] - What an inspirational guy..
His music lives on!
[Jason Hardman] - When the Man, comes around!!! Rest In Peace Johnny Cash. Gone, but never forgotten.
[Daria Wandzik] - johnnyyyyyyyyy <3
[Jedlee Vann] - Americas greatest music Legend.
[Charity Czechorski] - Most handsome man!
[Sherry Burkhardt-Kunz] - Never forgotten!!
[Mary Branum] - Sure miss u & Waylan u r music is the greatest
[Peter Johannes Haavik] - Elvis was good, but Johnny was the best.
[Justin Armstrong] - johnny cash kool dude the man in black
[Ray Dunkle] - Can u hear that train a comin jr ?
[Bobby Whittemore] - Hello im johnny cash ... american icon and a music legend . . rip johnny . . wearin black today
[Christy Worley] - Sure wish I could have met him, he's one of my biggest inspirations!
[Karin Langhof] - Der Mann hat mir so manchen tag der im eimer war immer nochmal schön gemacht <3 <3und das macht er immer noch...
[Kay Reese Howell] - The Navy did the same thing with my Dad. His name was J. They made him change it to Jay.
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[Maranda Wyatt] - Greatest music legend to walk the earth! Love my J.R. !
[Tom Roscoe] - Never know that he was also USAF when I served '65-69 Active duty, would have been have been good in '68 when I bought his Folsom Prison album on leave and returning to Labrador.
[Robin Randhile] - Good lookin mofucka lol
[Philip G. Smith Jr] - Nice person, met him in 1990 @ the airport!
[Kimberly A. Kasper] - Love you June an Johny Cash. She never gave up on her Man in Black. Heaven is happy hearing your voices.
[Mark El Duderino Villagran] - SSgt Johnny Cash!!!!
[Melaine Smith] - Great picture of a good man!
[Nicole Suty] - I'm more surprised that he accepted initials as a given name. His parents only gave him initials without any meaning :-)
[Julie Cole] - Loved Johnny Cash, one of the greatest!!!!
[Ronnie Mondrey] - Great, Jedlee, yes. Greatest? I don't think so.
[Diane Cosby] - Back in the older days they went by initials my grandfather had them. rip the man in black.......
[Gaurav Tripathi] - i've been everywhere
[Ashley Marie Lindo] - With my highest respects
[Cheryl Lynn] - I have the original picture. Pls use photographers credit---Walter Schmidt Photography. TY
[Jessica Engle] - So handsome. A legend, sadly missed.
[Diane Cosby] - my dad served in the Army then and the Navy and Korea. two wars..... I guess a lot of man did that.......
[Ariel Marie Mercer] - Oh, so handsome.(:
[Mira Vandersaenen] - He was able to shake off his home situation and become a famous singer. RESPECT.
[Catherine Hill] - legend of a man, xx
[Wayne Balzer] - Hey Porter was his first single after leaving the service. and the R stood for nothing.
[Terry Miller Byrne] - In the south it was very common to give initials only as names.. My uncle is from AL and his given name is j.v. He had same problem when he went into the service.
[Kb Cash] - I had the same problem
[Rose Mary Mckenzie] - I love Johnny...
[Justin Metcalfe] - so... I should join the air force?
[David Brown] - My favorite country singer and a fine Christian man in later years . See u in heaven .
Johnny Cash: US Air Force would not accept initials ("J.R.") as a given name when he enlisted, so he became - 50th Comments
[Eddie Procek] - Outstanding! :)
[Robert Versichele] - "do you got something against the airforce?" "no Mr. cash"..."Well. I do"
[Larry Ponder] - Neat! I love Johnny Cash too!
[Heather D Kim] - Same thing happened to my Grandfather, J.D. He became Jimmy D. after enlisting in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
[Raymond Nolan] - I have his "Sun label" album about trains.
[Gary Wilkins] - Johnny has been recruited for eternity by Jesus ..airrorce or not..:)P
[Steve Dolata] - My dad was in his division. Radio operators eavesdropping on the commies.
[Diann Davis] - Was one of my favorite singers
[Sharon Washington-Ishnook] - That is too awesome.
[Jennifer Barnes] - My dad only had the inital R as his middle name. So the Marines Gave him" R Only" and That name stuck with him for years. R-ONLY...RIP... Your girls miss you so much!! SEMPER FI....<3
[Judd Shaw] - While in the AF, he wrote a sci-fi novel titled “The Holografik Danser.” Strange but true.
[Tim Hogan] - Did my enlisted heritage speech on him
[Melissa Hernandez] - and the legend was born
[Russell Dean Carlson] - Lol thats a serious looking young man, who would have thought.
[Eddie Chema Mendez] - Semper Fi...DD @@!!.
[Ritch McCoy] - My Dad was in his barracks at Ramstein. He said Johnny never went to town, he just sat on his bunk playing music.
[Richard Laperriere] - Who cares he sucks
[Sharon Dout] - If you don't like Johnny Cash you're not American
[Rick Bislich] - Forgot he was an Airman. Awesome :-)
[David Childress] - This man is a legend! I like all of his music but I think his "masterpiece" was Trent Reznor's "HURT". It's like the guy said, once Johnny Cash sang your song it wasn't your song anymore...
[Darlene Williams] - excuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuse me?? you apparently don't know much about sucking do you???
[Carrie Reed-Lugenbeel] - Richard, you suck!!!
[Julio Albert Sanchez] - His magic was that every song he covered he made his very own. They always ended up sounding like he wrote them himself.
[Dustin Armstrong] - Richard, you have no taste !!
[Larry Goetz] - He truly was one of the greatest entertainer this world had to offer. There will never be anyone else who will be able to do what he's done. Country Music Hall Of Fame, Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame, & Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Those are just some of his many accomplishments through his career.
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[Cold Illina] - shit. ... that s an other one Lilliane <3 <3 <3
[George Boyer] - He was a lot more of a soldier than Elvis was but then Elvis was a lot more famous that Johnny when he was in.
[Danny Allendale] - Shia LeBouf looks like Johnny then.
[Mark Citywide Drain Cleaning] - Man those people that talk trash about Johnny Cash only wish they walked in the shoe the Johnny Cash walk in. he was a great performer. Don't hate appreciate
[Neal Blake] - The Big Daddy of Country Music!
[Brenda Hendy] - Johnny miss you so much RIP !!
[Estella Roach] - Shila LeBouf for sure. So handsome.
[Ebie Zakky] - Go follow @febry1927 Musican
[Daniel Boudreau] - the legend,the amazing J.C,,rip man in black!!
[Patricia Hosnay] - So handsome. R.I.P.
[Sharon Walker] - thank you for be with us for such a long time! Miss you.
[Charles Wingenbach] - I always liked Johnny Cash music.
[Char Britton] - Loved to listen to his music, still do.
[Hans Richardt] - Where can I find Johnny Cash 'ghost riders in the sky'? It was a great movie and soundtrack.
[Susan Olstedt Fd Breneby] - Oh, he is so handsome. Lovely music
[Stephanie Kunst] - I totally see what June saw!
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[Peter Knechtl] - and he heard that train is commin
[Alice Thomson] - The country Legend.......
[Beverly Dyke] - My sweet Virg really liked this guy`s music and sang his songs so well that he sounded a lot like him. Looks are amazingly alike too.
[Tom Wade] - I really like this guy. His show and music.
[Jim Anson Baxley] - Smart choice of service! :)
[Penny Lynch] - I like Johnny Cash
[Dixie Steortz] - Love JOHNNY CASH !!
Johnny Cash: US Air Force would not accept initials ("J.R.") as a given name when he enlisted, so he became - 100th Comments
[Tim Wright] - The guy was a ledgend...
[Jose Miguel Bustillos] - This makes me respect this man even more... God bless Johnny cash
[Elizabeth Gurley] - He will never be forgotten
[Jorge Barrachina Garcia] - Grande. Único!!!
[Vernon Alger] - My father had no middle name. The navy required one so he made one up.
[Sam Malone] - Gud lukin dude...!!!
[Jack Hardy] - The Army did the same thing to my father. My Dad's name was "JD", the Army "Named" him, John David.
[Barbara Jackola] - Good looking man. Love all your music.
[Brian Tha Ripper] - Johnny Cash was gangsta as hell!
[SG Barbour] - Awesome guy, awesome music <3
[Theri Treichler] - ä chline Gabalier....
[Rodger Medley] - When I was in. 1958-1962, it was (NMI) for no middle initial)>
[Les Kittrell] - Always need more CASH
[Denise Cosford] - amazing man .you rock Johnny
[Ellen Williams] - Ok that's why he changed his name. Explains allot
[Charles Weimer] - This is Funny. While USAFSS San Antonio,TX. USAF Reservist trained with my 6961st Comm initials were W.R and that's what he went with..
[Richard Godfrey] - Fellow Air Force veteran.
[Angela Richardson Harlan] - Such a hottie! Even til his last day ;-)
[Christopher G. Donally] - We still Salute you CASH!
[Bettie Fryer Carmack] - Good looking dude!
[Carolyn Houser] - one of the great singers
[Deb Cannon Cougill] - The older I became, the more I appreciated him, the man.
[Debi Jones] - I have LOVED Johnny Cash my whole life. Man in Black Rest in Peace. Xo
[Linda Harding] - I remember Johnny Cash and airways will! He was the best!
[Gloria Simmons] - sharing thanks:)
[Cyrène Enchantée] - Ouuuu so cute...
[Martha Kocher] - Wow, he was really good looking.
[Brian C. Kimmons] - OMG I was that yong once too.
[Ash Con Mogadam] - it's too bad he had a weak chin :/
[Debbie L. England Burton] - Yes, the Man in Black will live on in his music...NO ONE WILL EVER FILL HIS BOOTS!!! Love him!!!
[LeRoy Rozell] - Johnny Cash music will live for a century and beyond.
[Letty Sanchez] - One of r best country music artist ever
[Phillip Magics] - The Man In Black Sunday Morning Coming Down
[Imelda Quirk] - Handsome man in uniform. Rest in peace Mr. Cash.....
[Danny Stam] - there is no other
[Dave Wright] - I did not know that.
[Kevin Quinn] - What a man. Walk The Line on again next time I'm blocked!!