Cash, Valerie June
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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