National Cash - A Johnny Cash Tribute
National Cash is a Johnny Cash tribute band from Ojai, California, not far from the town of Casitas Springs, former home of Johnny cash from 1961-1967. musician Danny fletcher takes the lead, recapturing the raw energy of Johnny cash’s live recordings from the famous Folsom and san Quentin prison shows. Danny’s aim is to deliver the music of Johnny cash to the fans the way it is supposed to be experienced; in a live setting. Danny is entertaining as he brings to life the wild side of Johnny cash, playing the classics, then surprising fans with creative renditions of johnny’s later American recordings songs- updated and arranged like no other Johnny cash tribute band. National Cash guarantees it.
Danny’s wife, Brandi, joins the fun onstage to help Danny walk the lIne. Their sweet Johnny and June duets are a highlight of the show and brandi even takes the lead on a few numbers. as husband and wife, Danny and Brandi effortlessly bring to life the playfulness and intimacy that defined the love that Johnny cash and June shared.
Because You’re mine i walk the line
National Cash’s connection to Johnny Cash is deeper than just a love of his music. as mentioned above, It is well known that Johnny Cash spent several years in Ventura County, California, near Ojai the home of National Cash-A Johnny Cash tribute.
National Cash intertwines local stories and historical anecdotes with the music of Johnny Cash to help bring Johnny’s bad-boy reputation to life, giving fans an entertaining taste of his time spent in the Ojai Valley.
National Cash- A Johnny Cash Tribute is a show not to be missed.
National Cash band members-
electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
acoustic guitar, vocals, storytelling
Bob Wright- bass
Bob is an Ojai native and an accomplished musician in his own right. Bob’s experience as a recording engineer, having worked with several rock and roll hall of famers during his career makes him an easy choice to wear the hat of bass player and band musical director. fun fact! in 1967 bob’s family rented an ojai home from Johnny cash’s parents, Ray and carrie. On any given Sunday morning, four year old bob could be found at ray and carrie’s eating pancakes and falling asleep under the cash’s coffee table.
Photos of National Cash by Marie Gregorio-Oviedo 805-701-2219