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Headshot of American country singer Johnny Cash (1932 - 2003) singing on stage in a still from the film, 'Johnny Cash - The Man, His World, His Music,' directed by Robert Elfstrom, 1969.

Johnny Cash would have celebrated his 88th birthday today (2/26). Cash died in 2003 at the age of 71 not long after his beloved wife June Carter Cash passed away.

Barbara Mandrell toured with Cash as a teenager. Below, the now-retired and reclusive country star, talks about what it was like getting to know “The Man In Black.”

We take a look at the amazing Country Music icon in pictures of his landmark career that brought so many to the genre of country music.