Question: What was June Carter known for?

June Carter Cash, née Valerie June Carter, (born June 23, 1929, Maces Spring, Virginia, U.S.—died May 15, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee), American singer, songwriter, and actress, who was a leading figure in country music, especially noted for her work with the Carter Family and Johnny Cash.

Was June Carter married to Elvis?

They were both married when they first met Carter had been aware of Cash through the recommendations of Elvis Presley, with whom she had been singing backup. Both were married to other people at the time of that first fateful meeting.

Where is June Carter Cash from?

Maces Spring, Virginia, United States June Carter Cash/Place of birth

What happened to June Carter and Carl Smith?

Carter was married three times and had one child with each husband. All three of her children went on to have successful careers in country music. She was married first to honky-tonk singer Carl Smith from July 9, 1952, until their divorce in 1956. The couple divorced in 1966.

Who is June Carter Cashs sister?

Anita Carter Helen Carter June Carter Cash/Sisters Anita Carter, who sang and played stand-up bass with the famed country music act the Carter Sisters, is dead at 66. The younger sister of June Carter Cash and sister-in-law of Johnny Cash had suffered from rheumatoid arthritis for several years. She died at her home Thursday.

Who married June Carter?

Johnny Cashm. 1968–2003 Edwin Lee Nixm. 1957–1966Carl Smithm. 1952–1956 June Carter Cash/Spouse It was through the Opry that June met honky-tonk singer Carl Smith, whom she married in 1952. Together the two would have one daughter, Carlene, who would herself become a successful country musician. Johnny Cash would achieve fame not only for his music but also his iconic romance with June Carter.

Did Elvis do country music?

Elvis Presley is the King of Rock n Roll, but he ruled country music, too. Elvis was raised on country, gospel and blues music. He brought all of those influences with him when he stepped into Sun Studio to record his early music. Elvis spent much of his early career on tour with great American country stars.

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