The details of Johnny Cash’s personal life and heady, turbulent rise to stardom will be a boon to fans, as well as steeping readers in the music of the 1960s.
An informative, well researched and measured portrait of an underappreciated and highly influential man in Canadian music.
Julie Chadwick has brought the story to life in a book I found hard to put down. In fact I read the manuscript I was sent in just a few days. There were many stories that were new to me and even those I already knew often had additional information.
Peter Lewry, author of A Johnny Cash Chronicle: I've Been Everywhere
Offers a very different and occasionally unflattering look at a country music legend, a side of the story not often seen: the human side.
A compelling read…Chadwick's great success is in her study of the relationship of two men who were completely dependent on one another.
Folk Roots with Mike Regenstreif
A must-read regardless of your musical taste.
I have read tons and tons of music bios — in fact, I'll read almost any music biography. Honestly, this was one of the better ones. Like in the 90 percent rating percentile.
Adrian Chamberlain, entertainment editor at the Victoria Times Colonist
The Man Who Carried Cash is riveting.
Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC's The Next Chapter
Reveals the complicated, exhilarating and entertaining story of Saul Holiff and his management of American icon Johnny Cash in The Man Who Carried Cash.
An excellent book, full of insight about what made The Man in Black tick. If you’re a Cash fan — and who isn’t? — this is essential reading.
A must-read for anyone interested in the life and career of Johnny Cash and the man who truly made it happen for him.
A trip with this book feels like a criminally detailed peek into a very complex relationship.
Creative Loafing (Tampa Bay, FL)