Johnny Cash - 'The Man In Black' - was famous for his deep, baritone voice and his all black Martin Dreadnought. The Martin DX Johnny Cash acoustic electric guitar is an affordable replica of the Man in Black’s signature dreadnought boasting that Johnny Cash’s signature aesthetic and that unmistakable Martin feel and tone.
Designed in collaboration with John Carter Cash and the Cash Foundation, the Martin DX Johnny Cash acoustic electric guitar features a classic Dreadnought body shape built with jett-black HPL (high-pressure laminate) top, back and sides. Inside, the HPL top is braced with Sitka Spruce in the classic X-bracing pattern, giving this DX Johnny Cash Dreadnought the full and rich sound you would expect from a Martin.
The neck is made with Black Birch Laminate, sporting a satin-smooth hand-rubbed finish and a Performing Artist neck taper, making it so easy to play you can perform or record well into the night in complete comfort. The Performing Artist taper is a super slim and comfortable neck shape and the FSC® Certified Richlite® fingerboard inlaid with stars and the commemorative CASH logo pays homage to one of the greatest performers of all time.
The Martin DX Johnny Cash Acoustic Electric guitar comes stage ready with Fishman MX electronics, a low profile preamp system with soundhole mounted controls that faithfully amplifies the natural acoustic tone of the guitar.
High end appointments including a Black Tusq saddle, black Corian nut and chrome enclosed gear tuners round out the picture, making this value-priced Johnny Cash DX acoustic electric an excellent value!
Designed for the performing musician and priced for accessibility in honor of one of history’s great performers, the Martin DX Johnny Cash Dreadnought delivers amazing tone, buttery playability and incredible value. This distinctive all-black dreadnought is designed after the classic D-35 that was built for Johnny Cash, the dreadnought that he played for over 20 years. Whether you are a player, a collector or just a fan of the Man in Black, this commemorative Johnny Cash dreadnought is the perfect value-priced guitar for you!