Johnny Cash Goes To Church

Het is dit jaar 10 jaar geleden dat Johnny Cash (1932-2003) overleed. Het herdenkingsjaar wordt geopend met een heuse kerkdienst rond 'the man in black'. Deze dienst vindt plaats op zondag 3 februari 2013 om 17.00 uur in de Morgensterkerk aan de Muilwijckstraat 1 in Papendrecht. In deze dienst klinken geen Psalmen of gezangen, maar de muziek van de bekende singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. En meezingen mag!

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Johnny Cash to be Featured on US Postage Stamp

The US Postal Service previewed a postage stamp that will honor the late Johnny Cash. The stamp is part of the Postal Service’s Music Icons series and will be released later this year. In a release the USPS describes the stamp as: Resembling the appearance of a 45 rpm record sleeve, the square stamp...
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Cash tribute: Keep It CASH

'Keep it Cash' is coming to The Netherlands. The band will be performing on October 20th in Dordrecht and on October 21st in Veenendaal. Taking you through from the humble gospel beginnings of the Tennessee two, right to the emotional and final American Recordings, this is the Johnny Cash tribute show. Keep It CASH fully capture...
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A Legacy Everlasting

Today, September 12th, marks a day of passing. Nine years ago the world lost a true legend, a titan of music, and, as his wife June Carter Cash once wrote him in song, “A good man.” All of our thoughts go out today with the family and close friends of Johnny Cash,...
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May 19th: The Story Of Johnny Cash

On September 12, 2003 American roots legend Johnny Cash passed away.  Johnny's wife, June Carter Cash, preceded him in death by only four months.  The world has lost both Johnny and the beloved June Carter Cash.  Since their passing millions more enchanted listeners have been added to their fan base as evidenced by record...
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New Johnny Cash movie to premiere at Toronto's NXNE on June 15th

By Ambrose Roche, NXNE Film Programmer Jonathan Holiff’s new documentary is more than just another addition to the bottomless pit of archival footage dedicated to legend, man, myth and flawed mortal that is Johnny Cash. This film is a universal and troubling tale of the very real walls that parents can build...
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The Winding Stream

The Winding Stream, an epic documentary film about the dynasty at the heart of American roots music is nearing completion but needs finishing funds to get there.  The film tells the story of the musical Carter and Cash Family and features interviews and performances by many Americana artists, including Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash, George Jones, Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, John Prine, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and others.

To get to the finish line, Grammy-nominated independent filmmaker and musician Beth Harrington is announcing the beginning of a 60-day effort starting May 1 to raise the needed funds through the online crowdfunding site, Kickstarter.  The goal is $50,000. Donors to the campaign can choose from an array of rewards, including tickets to special screenings and after-parties, copies of the film’s companion book, special edition hand-made Carter Family posters, a chance to serve as an Editorial Consultant on the film, a private screening of the completed film in your own home, and a tour of the Carter Family’s hometown, as well as Carter buttons, stickers and other surprises!

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Unseen Cash

Think you've seen it all by Johnny Cash? Think you've heard it all by Johnny Cash? Think again! An innovative artist like Johnny Cash deserves an innovative package. Here, striking unpublished images from early in Cash's career are packaged with a one-sided LP of Cash on-stage in 1957 and 1959. The...
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Restoration To Begin On Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home

After much planning, work is finally set to begin later this month to restore Johnny Cash’s boyhood home in the eastern Arkansas town of Dyess.A ceremony is planned for Sunday, Feb. 26, which would have been Cash’s 80th birthday.  The music legend died in 2003. “We are using the occasion not only...
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Bootleg Vol IV: The Soul Of Truth

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -International superstar Johnny Cash would have turned 80 years old on February 26, 2012. Legacy Recordings is set to celebrate this landmark year with a full slate of projects to be announced in the coming weeks. First up is BOOTLEG VOL. IV: THE SOUL OF TRUTH,...
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New Cash Museum

New Cash Museum to open in Nashville. The music icon died in 2003 but his legacy will continue to live on in Nashville thanks to beloved memorabilia collector Bill Miller.  Miller has teamed up with Cash's relatives to erect an exhibit in the singer's honor, filled with priceless pieces endowed by the legend's...
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Jan de Bont to Direct Remake of Johnny Cash Film 'Five Minutes To Live'

If Johnny Cash shows up at your door claiming to be a guitar instructor, don’t let him in! Apparently that’s how Cash, playing the role of low-life hood Johnny Cabot took a bank manager’s wife hostage in the 1961 flick, Five Minutes to Live. While Cash is, regrettably, no longer with...
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Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash And Jackson Make Time Magazine's All-Time 100 Songs

Tracks by Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Nirvana and Michael Jackson have been named among the All-Time 100 Songs by Time magazine editors. Dylan's 1965 release Subterranean Homesick Blues, Cash's Folsom Prison Blues (1955), Nirvana classic Smells Like Teen Spirit (1991) and Jackson's 1982 chart hit Billie Jean all appear on the unranked...
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Cash Book To Show Off Icon's Personal Side

Johnny Cash's son is hoping to give fans a look at the country icon's personal life by creating a new book filled with his late father's most intimate belongings. John Carter Cash took charge of the Ring of Fire hitmaker's scrapbooks following his dad's passing in 2003, and he has compiled a...
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Birthday Bash

On March 5 2011 Bo Lozoff sings the work of American Music Legend, with special guest Starr Kalahiki as June Carter, in the Oahu premiere of "Johnny Cash Bash" at the Venue, 1144 Bethel St. in downtown Honolulu.  Armed with a soulful, deep voice, Lozoff is earning the reputation around the Big...
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Cash Honoured By Family At Festival

Johnny Cash's children and siblings stepped onstage on Thursday (04Aug11) for a tribute concert honouring the late country icon. Cash's daughter Rosanne and son John Carter Cash joined the Ring of Fire hitmaker's siblings Tommy and Joanne, as well as granddaughter Chelsea Crowell, for the Johnny Cash Festival in Jonesboro, Arkansas. They thrilled...
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Marshall Grant passed away

Marshall Grant, the bassist of singer Johnny Cash's original backing duo, the Tennessee Two, has died at the age of 83 on August 6th. Grant also served as road manager for Cash and his touring show company.Rosanne Cash, Johnny's daughter, tweeted:Marshall Grant, original of Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two, died...
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Johnny Cash: Bootleg 3 - Live Around The World

According to Amazon, the next Bootleg volume will be released on September 13 and it looks to be hugely more interesting than the previous one:

Johnny Cash Bootleg lll: LIVE Around the World is a collection of rare and unreleased LIVE recordings it is a travelogue from his earliest days on the road at the Big D Jamboree in Dallas Texas in the 1950's - through to his becoming an International Superstar and a great statesman ambassador at the White House in Washington, D.C. in the 1970's.

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The Bristol Sessions 1927- 1928: The Big Bang Of Country Music

A star-forming explosion of old, weird, cosmic American music

Only a handful of recordings can be called genuinely historical – and then only in retrospect: Robert Johnson at the Gunther Hotel in San Antonio (1936), The Beatles with George Martin at Abbey Road (1962) and, of course, Ralph Peer’s Bristol, Tennessee sessions of 1927 and ’28.

The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers were “discovered” at Peer’s temporary field studio, set up in a hat factory, but anyone listening to this 5-CD collection without the benefit of a cast list would not necessarily pick either out as the “best” (though, it has to be said, the consummate “blue yodeling” was already in place). There’s superbly accomplished playing from the very first track on the first CD, by Ernest V Stoneman and some of his many compadres.

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Johnny Cash's Hurt Tops Video Poll

The video accompanying Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' Hurt has topped a new British magazine poll to find the best promo ever made.The brooding 2002 video beat Radiohead's Just to the top spot on Nme's newly-launched video website out the top three is Chris Isaak's Wicked Game, while...
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