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Fundraiser Held For Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home

Johnny Cash’s daughter, Rosanne, held a fundraiser concert at the Governor’s Mansion on Thursday to raise money for new amenities around his Dyess Colony home in northeast Arkansas. Arkansas State University is looking to raise $500,000 to add a barn, smokehouse, outhouse, and chicken coop.

Shane Broadway, with A-State, said…

Johnny Cash Museum Plans Birthday Bash – The Tennessean

Music legend Johnny Cash would have turned 84 this month. Bill and Shannon Miller, founders of the Johnny Cash Museum, plan to celebrate his legacy by throwing a two-day birthday bash (Feb. 26-27) that will include musical performances, trivia contests, meet and greets, jam sessions and other events for fans…

Recollections By J.R. Cash – New Book Available Now

I gave this book to my father in 1995 and asked him to fill in the answers to the questions about his childhood. On my birthday the following year, I received the completed book as a gift.

Dad was a natural historian. He had a keen memory and an expansive…

Photos: Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison – Mashable

On Jan. 13, 1968, after two days of rehearsals in a Sacramento motel, Johnny Cash and June Carter, along with the Statler Brothers, Carl Perkins and the Tennessee Three, entered Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California. Cash held two concerts for the inmates, one in the morning and one in…

Johnny Cash Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award By CMA

The legacies of Johnny Cash and George Jones were acknowledged with industry-related CMA awards last night (Nov. 4), prior to the Country Music Association Awards telecast in Nashville.

Cash was recognized with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. Cash’s son, John Carter Cash, accepted on his behalf.

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