'A brilliant story of an even more brilliant songwriter' Keith Richards 'Hilburn displays a deeply felt affinity with his subject' Patti Smith 'The definitive book on the roller-coaster life of Cash' Rick Rubin In JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE, Robert Hilburn conveys the untarnished truth about a musical icon. Drawing upon his personal experience with Cash and a trove of never-before-seen material from the singer's inner circle, Hilburn creates an utterly compelling, deeply human portrait of one of the most influential figures in modern popular culture. 'Johnny Cash ...Every man could relate to him, no man could be him, and only one man could get inside his head - Robert Hilburn' Bono 'A great story requires great storytelling, and that's exactly what it receives here' Charles Shaar Murray, LITERARY REVIEW
Robert Hilburn was a music critic and pop music editor for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades, and has worked closely with all-time greats Elton John, Bono, Michael Jackson, John Lennon and Johnny Cash. Visit Robert Hilburn's website at www.roberthilburnonline.com and follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/roberthilburn.