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Near Dyess in Mississippi County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Johnny Cash

 

— Cotton Highway —

 
Johnny Cash Marker image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Elizabeth Winter., November 18, 2020
1. Johnny Cash Marker
Inscription.  Johnny Cash (1932-2003) was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Successful with country, rock & roll, folk, blues, and gospel music, Cash sold over 90 million albums during his long career. Several of his songs reflect his hardscrabble farming youth in Dyess Colony, where locals knew him simply as "J. R."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 35° 35.862′ N, 90° 14.697′ W. Marker is near Dyess, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is on County Road 924 0.3 miles east of State Route 77, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4791 W Co Rd 924, Dyess AR 72330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 18, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide shot of the marker and its surroundings at the home. Also photo of Dyess Colony. • Can you help?
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Mar. 7, 2021