What Brand of Guitar Did Johnny Cash Play?


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Although musician Johnny Cash played a variety of different guitars, he was most commonly seen with a custom Martin D-35. The D-35, made especially for Cash, featured a polished black finish and was used by the artist on stage for almost 20 years.

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What Brand of Guitar Did Johnny Cash Play?
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Because of the popularity of Cash's supposed favorite guitar, Martin began producing replicas for the general public. These instruments feature a dreadnought body with solid spruce top and a three-piece back. The ebony fingerboard contains 14 frets on the modified oval neck. This is the third Cash signature model released by Martin, following the Cash D-35 Custom and the D-42JC.

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