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Martin X Series Johnny Cash Acoustic Electric w/Bag - DXJOHNNYCASH

Martin X Series Johnny Cash Acoustic Electric w/Bag - DXJOHNNYCASH
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In the early 1970s, Martin Guitar was commissioned to design an all-black lacquered D-35 for country star Johnny Cash. Though Martin had never considered such a request before, an all-black D-35 for the “Man in Black” was custom-made.

Cash went on to play his custom D-35 on stage for the next 20 years. In 2006, Martin released a commemorative D-35 Johnny Cash edition. New for 2019, the DX Johnny Cash is a nod to the history between Cash and Martin Guitar.

Designed in collaboration with John Carter Cash and the Cash Foundation management team, the guitar features a classic Dreadnought body shape constructed with Jett black high-pressure laminate (HPL) top, back and sides. Like the earlier commemorative edition, this instrument includes a custom fingerboard inlaid with stars and the “CASH” logo.

Johnny Cash’s signature appears on the rosette and label. This model comes with Fishman
® MX electronics and a soft gig bag embroidered with the “CASH” logo and is strung with Martin’s Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 strings.

The DX Johnny Cash was designed to be an accessible and playable guitar for anyone looking to honor the legacy of the legendary musician.


  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Finish Top: None
  • Construction: Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint
  • Back & Side Finish: None
  • Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped Fingerboard Width At Nut:1 3/4''
  • Top Material: Hpl
  • Neck Shape: Performing Artist
  • Back Material: Hpl
  • Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper
  • Side Material: Hpl
  • Electronics: Fishman Mx
  • Recommended Strings:
  • Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 Light MA540T