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June Carter Cash
Valerie June Carter
Maces Spring, VA
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Country musician; songwriter; actor; author
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June Carter Cash Fast Facts:
Began her music career as a member of the famed Carter Family singing group, which included her mother and sisters.
Not as strong a singer as her sisters, she would entertain the audience by performing comedy sketches.
Studied acting with Lee Strasburg and made her TV acting debut in
Was introduced to future husband Johnny Cash by Elvis Presley. Cash introduced himself by saying "Hello, I'm Johnny Cash and I'm going to marry you someday"; 12 years later, he did.
Cowrote "Ring of Fire," which was originally recorded by her sister Anita, and ultimately became a Top 10 hit for Johnny Cash in 1963.
Won two Grammy awards with Cash and three as a solo artist.
Is the godmother of country musician Hank Williams Jr.
Wrote two autobiographies,
Among My Klediments
From My Heart (
June Carter Cash Relationships:
Maybelle Carter - Mother
Helen Carter - Sister
Johnny Cash - Husband (deceased)
John Carter Cash - Son
Ina Anita Carter - Sister
Cindy Cash - Stepdaughter
Tara Cash - Stepdaughter
Carl Smith - Ex-husband
Carlene Carter - Daughter
Kathy Cash - Stepdaughter
Rosey Nix Adams - Daughter
Edwin "Rip" Nix - Ex-husband
Rosanne Cash - Stepdaughter
Hank Williams Jr. - Godchild
Ezra Carter - Father
June Carter Cash Awards:
1970 Grammy: Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group - Winner
1967 Grammy: Best Country & Western Performance Duet, Trio or Group (Vocal or Instrumental) - Winner
2003 Grammy: Best Female Country Vocal Performance - Winner
1999 Grammy: Best Traditional Folk Album - Winner
2003 Grammy: Best Traditional Folk Album - Winner
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