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'Cats' Honored for Work With Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash

October 14, 2014

"Nashville Cats" wasn't just a huge Lovin' Spoonful hit from 1966. It's also the name given to a group of A-list musicians who, from the late Sixties on, backed not only some of the greatest country artists of the era but a number of acts outside the...

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Johnny Cash Trail Hikes Through Folsom Prison Grounds

October 7, 2014

It's been 46 years since Johnny Cash revived his career with At Folsom Prison, a live album recorded at one of California's first maximum-security prisons. Now, thanks to a city-wide project that's been in the works since October 2010, Folsom has completed...

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Watch Justin Bieber's Johnny Cash Impression

August 26, 2014

Taylor Swift has gone pop, and Justin Bieber's gone country? OK, so the embattled pop prince isn't exactly recording a new album in Nashville, but he set Instagram on fire today with his cover of a sacred Johnny Cash song. Bieber posted a short...

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Johnny Cash's Boyhood Home Opens in Arkansas

August 18, 2014

The fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival at Arkansas State University on Friday (August 15th) was a history-making event as the sold-out concert at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro featured performances from a trio of Country Music Hall of Fame...

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9 Fascinating Facts About the Carter Family

August 6, 2014

The story of the Carter Family is not so much about an influential musical act but a dynasty that spans the history of country music for almost 90 years. The original members — A.P. Carter, his wife Sara, and his sister-in-law Maybelle — were...

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Shel Silverstein Film to Document Storied Life

July 22, 2014

Songwriter Shel Silverstein, who penned the Grammy-winning Johnny Cash classic, "A Boy Named Sue," will be the subject of a Hollywood biopic. Variety reports that among the film's producers will be famed director McG (Charlie Angels, 3 Days to Kill)....

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Johnny Cash's Son: Bob Dylan Freaked When He Met My Dad

March 28, 2014

A lost Johnny Cash album that the Man in Black recorded in the early Eighties, Out Among the Stars, came out this week, and it included the song "She Used to Love Me A Lot" and his take on tracks like Hank Snow's "I'm Movin' On" and Ed...

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Stream Johnny Cash's Lost LP, 'Out Among the Stars'

March 24, 2014

Johnny Cash's heavily anticipated "lost album," Out Among the Stars, is currently streaming in full at The Guardian, one week before its March 25th release date.  Why Johnny Cash Is One of the Greatest Singers Ever The LP features 12...

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Lost Johnny Cash Album Found

December 10, 2013

A long-lost Johnny Cash album will soon see the light of day, 10 years after the country legend's death. Cash's estate will be releasing Out Among the Stars, an album Cash recorded in the early 1980s that was never released and has...

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Johnny Cash to Be Honored With Postage Stamp

January 30, 2013

Johnny Cash will be memorialized by the U.S. Postal Service this year with his very own stamp. The country legend will be a part of a new "Music Icons" series of stamps, and his version features a photograph by Frank Bez taken for 1963's Ring of Fire:...

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Q&A: Billy Joe Shaver on His Career, Suicide Attempt and Waco

July 23, 2012

On his 2009 track "I Feel a Change Coming On," Bob Dylan sang, "I'm listening to Billy Joe Shaver and I'm reading James Joyce." Dylan is one of Shaver's many famous fans; Willie Nelson calls him "the greatest songwriter alive today" and Kris Kristofferson,...

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Watch Cash Throwback Ray Scott Pop a Top in New Video

September 29, 2014

It takes a lot of confidence to rock a miniskirt — male or female, really — but Ray Scott has no problem showing off his lovely gams in the new video for "Drinkin' Beer," premiering exclusively on Rolling Stone Country. "That wasn't my...

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Hear Gillian Welch Cover Johnny Cash on New Tribute LP

August 19, 2014

Fifty years ago this October, Johnny Cash released Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian, a concept album that turned its back on virtually everything else that was happening in country music — from countrypolitan arrangements to the...

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Video Premiere: Sugar + the Hi Lows Cover Cash

August 7, 2014

With their self-titled debut, Sugar + the Hi Lows built a bridge between the rootsy stomp of early Sun Records tunes and the harmonized swoon of old Brill Building pop songs. Two years later, bandmates Trent Dabbs and Amy Stroup are turning back the clock...

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Johnny Cash Home May Become Rehab Center

August 1, 2014

The 4.5-acre property north of Nashville that was home to country legends Johnny and June Carter Cash for more than three decades could become the site of a "high end" residential facility geared toward assisting women who suffer from eating...

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Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears' Fall Again

July 14, 2014

In 1964, Johnny Cash released Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian, a concept album that served to draw attention to the plight of Native Americans. On August 19th, in celebration of the project's 50th anniversary, Sony Music Masterworks will...

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Johnny Cash's Son Will Release More Cash Albums

March 26, 2014

Johnny Cash's son, John Carter Cash, has said that he has several albums' worth of unreleased recordings by the Man in Black in his archive, as well as enough outtakes from his father's "American Recordings" sessions with producer Rick Rubin to fill another...

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Hear Johnny Cash's Lost Love Song

January 13, 2014

The Eighties were not kind to the great Johnny Cash. "It was the 'Urban Cowboy' phase,'" Cash's son, John Carter Cash, recently recalled. "It was pop country, and Dad was not that." 10 Things You Didn't Know About Johnny Cash As the story goes, it took...

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Johnny Cash

October 31, 2013

Ten years after his death, the Johnny Cash legend still looms large: from Sun Records and Folsom Prison to Rick Rubin, from "I Walk the Line" and "Ring of Fire" to "A Boy Named Sue," from his own autobiographies (Man in Black and Cash) to the Hollywood...

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Win the Johnny Cash Complete Columbia Album Collection Box Set

December 20, 2012

Johnny Cash would have turned 80 this year, and to pay tribute to his monumental body of work, this ultimate Man in Black box set collects all of his Columbia recordings from 1958 through 1990, plus additional live recordings and rarities. One lucky RollingStone.com reader...

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