Many of the Tennessee 3 photos on this page are from
The Marshall Grant collection

Drummer W. S. Holland was added to the lineup in 1960, 
and the group later became Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three.
Tennessee Three relaxing backstage between sets.
The Statler Brothers joined the show in 1964, and when the Carters were also on hand, 
it made for a big lineup onstage.
This photo includes Luther Perkins, W.S. Holland, Marshall Grant, Johnny Cash, 
and Statler Brothers Don Reid, Phil Balsley, Harold reid, and Lew DeWitt, 
and seated: Helen, Mother Maybelle, June, and Anita Carter.
The Carter Familiy, Marshall Grant, Johnny Cash, Luther Perkins, The Statler Brothers.
Carl Perkins and Marshall Grant
On stage in the '60s
Marshall, W.S., and Luther strike a pose on a hotel baclony in Los Angeles.
Marshall named one of the boats after the landmark song.
John and Luther in the studio  ~  John and band on stage
The January 1968 show at California's Folsom Prison was both 
a frightening and thrilling experience for the group.
The concert also spawned a top-selling album Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison.
On stage at Folsom Prison - 1968
The Tennessee Three and their wives were among the handful of attendees at the ceremony.
W.S. and Joyce Holland, Marshall and Etta Grant, John and June, Luther and Margie Perkins.
A few weeks after Luther Perkins' death, 
Bob Wooton became the new guitarist for the Tennessee Three.
A late '60s studio shot: Marshall Grant, W.S. Holland, 
Bob Wootton, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash.
Marshall Grant and the Statler Brothers meet with President and Mrs. Reagan
at the White House following a 1984 performance there.
In 1994, TNN hosted a tribute marking the Statler Brothers 30th year in show business, 
airing it as a special episode of Nashville Now.
L-R: Marshall Grant, co-host Lorianne Crook, June Carter, Don Reid, Harold Reid, 
Johnny Cash, Jimmy Fortune, co-host Charlie Chase, and Phil Balsley.
John and Marshall perform on an all-star tribute to Johnny Cash 
on March 6, 1999, in New York. 
The show was John's final public performance, and his appearance brought the house down
-- a fitting tribute to a legendary entertainer and a great man.
John, Bob, Carl ~ Marshall
Marshall ~ June ~ John ~ Carl
Marshall Grant
I Was There When It Happened: 
My Life with Johnny Cash 
by Marshall Grant (bassist)
Hardcover: 400 pages
Cumberland House Publishing (August 31, 2006)
ISBN-10: 1581825102
ISBN-13: 978-1581825107  ~  $17.67 US

While many have heard the music of Johnny Cash, few know the whole story behind his extraordinary career and the stories of those who helped him attain his success. Marshall Grant, Cash's long-time bassist and one of the founding members of Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two, chronicles their rise to fame from humble beginnings to world renown.