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Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Announced For October 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. — After the immensely successful music events honoring international music icon Johnny Cash and benefitting restoration of his boyhood home, a new chapter begins in 2017 with the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, set for Oct. 19-21, 2017, in Dyess, Ark.

“I am thrilled to join Arkansas State University…

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…