LEGACY'S CLASSIC CHRISTMAS ALBUM SERIES RINGS IN THE HOLIDAYS WITH NEW COLLECTIONS BY ALABAMA, JOHNNY CASH, NEIL DIAMOND, GEORGE JONES & TAMMY WYNETTE, GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS, MARTINA MCBRIDE, BARBRA STREISAND, AND ANDY WILLIAMS
All titles arrive in stores October 8, 2013
The "Man In Black" touched many different artists and genres throughout his career – and beyond. The 3rd Annual Johnny Cash Music Festival on August 17 in Jonesboro, AR showcased the influence that he had on country music. Proceeds from the event go to help renovate the boyhood home of Cash in nearby Dyess, AR, as well as to fund several scholarships for local college students.
Through his music, Arkansas native and country legend Johnny Cash, who died in 2003, made his mark in the world. Now his fans, fellow Arkansans, and others can make their mark on his childhood home in Dyess - by donating period household items to restore it to the way it looked when Cash, then known as J.R., lived there as a boy with his family from the late 1930s through the late 1940s.
We've selected the finalists from our Creative Allies design contest to create art inspired by Johnny Cash. Now we need your help deciding the winner. Head to the link below to vote! What do you think of this design by "L Steve Williams Jr.?"
With the tenth anniversary of the passing of Johnny Cash approaching, the new illustrated biography LIFE Unseen: Johnny Cash and accompanying music collection LIFE Unheard: Johnny Cash have been released today, August 13, to celebrate the life of the country legend. Here is an excerpt:
Country music legend Johnny Cash will be celebrated in a new book and music collection commemorating the 10th anniversary of his passing. LIFE and Sony Music Entertainment's Legacy Records will release LIFE Unseen: Johnny Cash – An Illustrated Biography on Aug. 13, featuring rare and never-before-seen photos of Cash from the Sony archives and interviews with Cash and his family, including June Carter Cash, and new reminiscences by his children Rosanne Cash and John Carter Cash.
A new music collection titled LIFE Unheard: Johnny Cash, will be released to coincide with the book featuring solo acoustic recordings cut at the House of Cash studio and live concerts taped at the Newport Folk Festival and the White House.
Ovation, the arts network, is launching "Music Mavericks," a weekly half-hour original series that focuses on the most-influential stars of modern music, featuring behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, performances, and more. First up in the series are legendary artists David Bowie, Elton John, Paul Simon, Johnny Cash, Green Day, Neil Diamond, Tom Petty, and The Velvet Underground. The series premieres on Thursday, July 18 at 9 p.m. EDT. Further details on the Johnny Cash episode are not yet available.
DYESS, Ark.—The cotton fields that surrounded the boyhood home of Johnny Cash and helped inspire his songs of hard country living have long given way to rice and soybeans. But the white clapboard house where the late country-music legend learned to sing while picking cotton with his parents still stands. So this declining Depression-era farmers colony, a New Deal experiment in improving people's lives, is trying to turn Mr. Cash's hometown into a tourist shrine.
The Johnny Cash Museum is a new attraction in downtown Nashville where fans can explore the legendary entertainer's career as a musician, author and actor. Located in a historic building near the honky-tonks of Lower Broadway, the museum contains an impressive collection of artifacts that allow the visitor to experience all these aspects of Cash's life.