June Carter Cash was a country and folk singer and the wife of Johnny Cash. Born in
southwestern Virginia, she was the daughter of Maybelle Carter, who with her first cousin Sara Carter and Carter's
husband, A. P. Carter, performed
with the pioneering country group the Carter Family. June Carter and her two sisters began singing with the group
on the radio in 1939 and later as part of Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters.
Carter often supplemented her music with large . . .
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