Monday, January 12, 2015

...Rolex Super-Coolness... Hello, My Name Is Johnny Cash


The Kings of Country Music Wearing Rolex Series

...Rolex Super-Coolness...

Hello, My Name Is:

Johnny Cash

An Amazing Career
With Rolex Keeping The Time Of His Life
1932-2003


Over the next few weeks on Jake's Rolex World we are going to check out some serious country music icons that wear Rolex, beginning with Johnny Cash.

Johnny Cash is widely regarded as one of the greatest recording stars of the second half of the 20th century. His music style spanned, Rock and Roll, Country, Rockabilly, Blues, Gospel and Folk. Johnny Cash was born in 1932 in Kingsland, Arkansas, and died in 2003.

He left behind an amazing recording catalog, and legacy. It is fascinating to note Johnny Cash was a Rolex man, and we see him pictured below performing on September 22, 1985 performing live at Farm Aid, and he is sporting his yellow gold Rolex (President) Day-Date.


Johnny Cash in 1985 at Farm Aid wearing his yellow gold Rolex Day-Date




Johnny Cash's actual 1950s vintage yellow-gold Rolex Oyster Perpetual is pictured below. It is fascinating to consider he wore different Rolex watches his entire career.
Johnny Cash appears in the 1955 video below, singing his country hit "I Walk The Line."






Johnny Cash was good pals with Elvis Presley, and the two of them used to perform at the same venues together. Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley are pictured together below in 1956. Of course, Elvis Presley also wore a Rolex.


Johnny Cash is pictured below in 1956 standing behind Elvis Presley (sitting). On the far left we see Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins playing guitar.


Johnny Cash is pictured below with Bob Dylan who is a big fan of Cash's.



Johnny Cash is pictured above between Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson at Farm Aid in 1985, and we see them perform together in the video below.



Johnny Cash is pictured below with his wife, June Carter Cash

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