Johnny Cash, "The Man in Black" who became a towering figure in American music with such hits as "Folsom Prison Blues," "I Walk the Line," and "A Boy Named Sue," died Friday sept 12th, 2003. He was 71.
"Johnny died due to complications from diabetes, which resulted in respiratory failure,"
Cash's manager, Lou Robin, said in a statement that Cash died at the hospital in Nashville at 1 a.m. EDT.
"I hope that friends and fans of Johnny will pray for the Cash family to find comfort during this very difficult time," Robin said.
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