Across all borders, Johnny Cash fans show the appeal of an American performer who simultaneously inspires people worldwide. A Norwegian shows off his Johnny Cash tattoo. A Canadian vlogger sings “I Walk the Line” to camel herders in Egypt. A shopkeeper in Northern Ireland plays Cash as his soundtrack. A Dutchwoman coordinates the activities of Cash fans worldwide and is offered the privilege of sleeping in Johnny’s bedroom. And millions of people watch Cash’s videos online. In Johnny Cash International, Hinds and Silverman examine fan communities and the individuals who comprise them, profiling their relationships to Cash and each other, revealing new insights about music, fandom, and the United States. Buy this book from our affiliate Bookshop.org.