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Biography

Roseanne Cash joined "The Johnny Cash Show" at 18, further absorbing her father's influence and that of the show's touring partners, Carl Perkins and the Carter Family. She studied drama at Vanderbilt University and at the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles before focusing on music. Over the past 30 years she has released 12 albums, including Right or Wrong (1979), Seven Year Ache (1981), Rhythm and Romance (1985), Interiors (1990), Black Cadillac (2006) and The List (2009). She has recorded 11 number-one singles, blurring the genres of country, rock, roots and pop. She is author of Penelope Jane: A Fairytale (2000); Bodies of Water (2005), a collection of stories; and the memoir Composed (2010).

Her essays and fiction have appeared in various collections and publications, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Time, The Oxford American and New York Magazine.

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92Y: Rosanne Cash: The Lyricist's Voice

10.07.10 | 00:47:33 min | 0 comments