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Cash, Valerie June (Carter)

Born: 1929 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer, Songwriter


1929 - She was born on the 23rd of June.

1962 - She and Merle Kilgore wrote "Ring of Fire". The song documents Carter's feelings of conflict arising from her relationship with Johnny Cash.

         - She and Merle Kilgore wrote "Ring of Fire".

         - She became somewhat successful with upbeat country tunes of the like "Jukebox Blues" and the comedic hit "No Swallerin Place" by Frank Loesser with her exaggerated breaths.

1999 - She won a Grammy Award for her solo album, Press On. Her last album, Wildwood Flower, was released posthumously in 2003 and won two additional Grammys.

2003 - June Carter Cash died in Nashville, Tennessee of complications following heart valve replacement surgery on on the 15th of May.


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