Who’s The Most Stylish Musician Of Them All?

We’ve been chatting here at The HornetThe Guv’nor, The Man From the Hornet and all the team (meet them at our website here) – about musicians and how stylish they can be. And we’d like to open out the discussion. So…


Who is the most stylish musician of them all?




Drop us a line or leave us a comment here or on Facebook, we’ll collate them and The Man From The Hornet will write them up for the blog in August.


Here’s a suggestion to get you started…


When talk turns to artists, The Guv’nor often cites Johnny Cash as one of the greats. And his look is a powerful one indeed: The Man In Black.


In his 1971 song The Man In Black, Cash explains his look thus:


I wear the black for the poor and the beaten down, Livin’ in the hopeless, hungry side of town,

I wear it for the prisoner who has long paid for his crime, But still is there because he’s a victim of the times.

Stark, strong, part preacher, part morally-ambiguous anti-hero, it served Cash well throughout his long career from young buck….


Cash 1

… through his show business heyday…

Cash 2

…to his Reaper-bating final act. F. Scott Fitzgerald once observed that there are no second acts in American lives. He hadn’t reckoned with the mighty John Cash.


Cash 3


Johnny Cash’s “lost” album Out Among The Stars is available to buy now.


Anything to add, Horneteers? Who’s your stylish musical hero? Get in touch!








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