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Rosanne Cash

Country Singer and Songwriter Rosanne Cash
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Profession: Country Singer and Songwriter

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Biography: The eldest daughter of county legendary music musician Johnny Cash and his first wife Vivian, Rosanne Cash has gone on to forge a significant career of her own that includes 11 No. 1 country hit singles.

She is best known for her 1981 cross-over country hit "Seven Year Ache" and in 1985 "I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me", the latter resulting in her 1st Grammy Award win.

In 2015, Cash won 3 additional Grammys, including Best Americana Album, for "The River & The Thread". She was also inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015.

Born: May 24, 1955
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Age: 67 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1979-04-07 American country singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash (23) weds American singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell (28); divorce in 1992
  • 1995-04-30 American country singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash (39) weds record producer John Leventhal (42)

Historical Events

  • 1978-12-15 German label Ariola Records releases eponymous debut album "Rosanne Cash", produced by future husband Rodney Crowell
  • 1981-02-28 Columbia Records releases "Seven Year Ache", the third studio album by Rosanne Cash; it is her commercial break-through and goes to #1 on the country music chart
  • 1982-06-16 Columbia Records releases "Somewhere in the Stars", the fourth studio album by Rosanne Cash; produced by husband Rodney Crowell, and featuring her father Johnny Cash on one track
  • 1985-05-06 Columbia Records releases "Rhythm & Romance", the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash; produced by husband Rodney Crowell, the album was her first to feature her songwriting on a majority of the tracks
  • 1987-06-26 Columbia Records releases "King's Record Shop", the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, and the final of her albums produced by husband Rodney Crowell
  • 1990-10-05 Columbia Records releases "Interiors", the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash. produced by Cash herself
  • 1993-01-19 Columbia Records releases "The Wheel", the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash. co-produced by Cash and future husband John Leventhal
  • 1996-04-02 Capitol Records releases "10 Song Demo", the ninth studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash. co-produced by Cash and husband John Leventhal
  • 2003-03-25 Capitol/Nashville Records releases "Rules of Travel", the tenth studio album by singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash; produced by husband John Leventhal, it includes a duet with her father Johnny Cash
  • 2006-01-23 Capitol Records releases "Black Cadillac", the eleventh studio album by singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash; the album is dedicated to the memory of her recently deceased parents and step-mother, and co-produced by her husband John Leventhal and Bill Bottrell
  • 2009-10-06 Manhattan Records releases "The List", the twelfth studio album by singer Rosanne Cash, with song selections culled from a list of 100 titles that her father compiled and gave her when she decided to pursue a career in music.; the album features guest appearances by Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Tweedy, Elvis Costello, and Rufus Wainwright
  • 2012-04-03 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Jennifer Hudson, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill, Esperanza Spaulding, Bruno Mars, Bryn Terfel, and Bill Clinton
  • 2014-01-14 Blue Note Records releases singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash's critically acclaimed thirteenth album "The River & The Thread"; produced by her husband John Leventhal, it wins 3 Grammy Awards
  • 2014-04-17 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Hudson, and Bryn Terfel
  • 2018-11-02 Blue Note Records releases "She Remembers Everything", the fourteenth studio album by singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, produced by Tucker Martine and Cash's husband John Leventhal