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Johnny Cash to Get His Own US Postage Stamp

Image courtesy of U.S. Postal Service (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of U.S. Postal Service (via ABC News Radio)

Johnny Cash certainly left his mark on American music, and now the late singer/songwriter will be honored with his own stamp.  According to BeyondThePerf.com , the Man in Black's image will grace a "Forever" stamp that the U.S. Postal Service will issue later this year as part of its new Music Icons series.

Featuring a photo of Johnny that was snapped by Frank Bez during a session for the 1963 Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash compilation, the stamp is square and designed to resemble a 45-rpm single.

A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cash died in 2003 at age 71 from complications of diabetes.

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