The country legend is being honored with a U.S. stamp
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(WENN) - Late country legend Johnny Cash is to be honored with a commemorative U.S. stamp.
A black-and-white photo of the singer taken during a 1963 shoot will grace the tribute, which is being released as part of the United States Postal Service's Music Icons series.
Mark Saunders, a spokesperson for the USPS, tells Today.com there was a lengthy selection process before the stamp was produced.
He explains, "We get about 40,000 suggestions for stamp ideas each year but only about 20 topics make the cut."
A release date for the stamp has not yet been announced.
Cash died of complications from diabetes in 2003, aged 71.
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