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The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show was an American television music variety show hosted by Johnny Cash. The Screen Gems 58-episode series ran from June 7, 1969 to March 31, 1971 on ABC; it was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. The show reached No. 17 in the Nielsen ratings in 1970. Cash opened each show, and its regulars included members of his touring troupe, June Carter Cash and the Carter Family, The Statler Brothers, Carl Perkins, and The Tennessee Three, with Australian-born musical director-arranger-conductor Bill Walker. The Statler Brothers performed brief comic interludes. It featured many folk-country musicians, such as Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Linda Ronstadt, Kris Kristofferson, Mickey Newbury, Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot, Merle Haggard, James Taylor and Tammy Wynette. It also featured other musicians such as jazz great Louis Armstrong, who died eight months after appearing on the show.

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Cast

Name Character
Bob Dylan He was 28 , now 81 years old as Himself
Dennis Hopper He was 33 , 74 years old when he died
Kirk Douglas He was 52 , 103 years old when he died
Bob Hope He was 66 , 100 years old when he died
Ricky Nelson He was 29 , 45 years old when he died
Lorne Greene He was 54 , 72 years old when he died
Pat Boone He was 35 , now 88 years old
Johnny Cash He was 37 , 71 years old when he died as Himself - Host
Michael Parks He was 29 , 77 years old when he died
Linda Ronstadt She was 22 , now 76 years old
Kris Kristofferson He was 32 , now 86 years old
Stevie Wonder He was 19 , now 72 years old
Ray Charles He was 38 , 73 years old when he died as Himself
George Gobel He was 50 , 71 years old when he died
Eddie Albert He was 63 , 99 years old when he died
Liza Minnelli She was 23 , now 76 years old as Herself
Louis Armstrong He was 67 , 69 years old when he died
Dale Robertson He was 45 , 89 years old when he died
Tex Ritter He was 64 , 68 years old when he died
Fannie Flagg She was 24 , now 78 years old as Herself
Glen Campbell He was 33 , 81 years old when he died
Neil Diamond He was 28 , now 81 years old
George Lindsey He was 40 , 83 years old when he died
Burl Ives He was 59 , 85 years old when he died
Arlo Guthrie He was 21 , now 75 years old as Himself
Joni Mitchell She was 25 , now 78 years old as Herself
June Carter Cash She was 39 , 73 years old when she died as Herself
June Carter Cash She was 39 , 73 years old when she died
Peggy Lee She was 49 , 81 years old when she died
Jerry Lee Lewis He was 33 , now 87 years old
Jackie DeShannon She was 27 , now 81 years old
Rod McKuen He was 36 , 81 years old when he died
James Taylor He was 21 , 71 years old when he died
Roy Orbison He was 33 , 52 years old when he died
Waylon Jennings He was 31 , 64 years old when he died
Neil Young He was 23 , now 76 years old
Mac Davis He was 27 , now 80 years old
Gordon Lightfoot He was 30 , now 83 years old
Loretta Lynn She was 37 , now 90 years old
Tom T. Hall He was 33 , 85 years old when he died
Sonny James He was 40 , 86 years old when he died
Merle Haggard He was 32 , 79 years old when he died
Carl Perkins He was 37 , 65 years old when he died
Patti Page She was 41 , 85 years old when she died
Bobbie Gentry She was 24 , now 78 years old
Cass Elliot She was 27 , 32 years old when she died
Chet Atkins He was 44 , 77 years old when he died
Tammy Wynette She was 27 , 55 years old when she died
Bill Monroe He was 57 , 84 years old when he died
Nancy Ames She was 31 , now 85 years old

Crew

Name Job title
The Johnny Cash Show poster
The Johnny Cash Show (53 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1969-06-07
  • Runtime: [60] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 58