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Fire Destroys Longtime Home of Johnny Cash

This is a sad story, but should be interesting to anyone who loves home design or history. The home Johnny Cash loved, and Barry Gibb purchased after Cash's death, is now a lost piece of history.


Comments (8)

After being the abode of th... (Below threshold)
metprof:

After being the abode of the "man in black", the poor house couldn't stand being owned by a BeeGee and self-ignited......film at eleven.

If no one lived there isn't... (Below threshold)
pretzel_logic:

If no one lived there isn't it a house, not a home?

I fell into a burning ri... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

I fell into a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down
And the flames went higher...

Methinks the Johnny's ghost didn't like the idea of a Bee Gee living in his house.

A piece of history lost, certainly. But a rather poetic end if you ask me.

I almost said house, but re... (Below threshold)
Lorie Byrd:

I almost said house, but reading the story convinced me this was still the Cash home.

John and June are dead.... (Below threshold)
pretzel_logic:

John and June are dead.

That's really too bad. John... (Below threshold)
LorenB:

That's really too bad. Johnny's legacy lives on, though. Hope it wasn't arcen for insurance.

What was Gibb's comment aft... (Below threshold)
John F Not Kerry:

What was Gibb's comment after surviving the blaze?

"Ah ah ah ah stayin alive, stayin alive..."

A fitting funeral pyre for ... (Below threshold)
Matt:

A fitting funeral pyre for a musical giant. 3 years late, but fitting.

At least the place can't be turned into some type of Graceland exhibit.

At 2.3 Mil I do hope it was insured.




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