Fresh Air Published by Fresh Air Johnny Cash: The 'Fresh Air' Interview Listen 21 min Queue Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/686236/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend After recording hit country songs in the '50s and '60s, Cash's career cooled down. But in 1994, Cash collaborated with producer Rick Rubin, who transformed the Nashville has-been into an icon. Copyright 2016 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.