Fans wearing all black came out for the groundbreaking of the 2.5-mile Johnny Cash trail, which will eventually link El Dorado and Placer Counties to Folsom’s historic district and the American River Parkway.
They got a surprise visit from the singer’s daughter Cindy Cash, who sat in with a cover band and talked.
“It’s part of dad, it defines him to some people. People think he was in prison because he played Folsom prison," Cash said. "That’s been a myth for his whole career that we’ve had to straighten out.”
Listen to the exclusive premiere of previously unreleased music from Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash! You can hear the spirit of their love affair on the brand new single, "Baby Ride Easy," available exclusively at Country Outfitter until the new album Out Among the Stars is released on March 25th.
Share A Personal Birthday Wish for Johnny Cash and Preview the Title Track of the Upcoming Unreleased Cash Album OUT AMONG THE STARS
JONESBORO, AR – Reba McEntire, Bobby Bare and Loretta Lynn will perform at this year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival, according to an announcement made today by concert producer and festival founder Bill Carter. Additionally, legendary singer and comedian Mark Lowry will host the fourth annual event. The concert is set for August 15th and will once again take place at Arkansas State University’s Convocation Center in Jonesboro, AR. Showtime is 7:00 pm and tickets go on sale Feb 28th (see box office info below).
At the beginning of the 1980s, Johnny Cash teamed with producer Billy Sherrill to work on a new album for Columbia Records. However, the label ultimately shelved several of the recordings, including Cash and Waylon Jennings’ energetic rendition of Hank Snow‘s “I’m Movin’ On.”
We’re celebrating the great romance of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash along with the upcoming release of Out Among The Stars. Our friends at Country Outfitter are honoring the long-lasting love of Johnny and June with the help of their son John Carter Cash.
...The love his parents had for each other lasted. “The way they showed their love for each other was gentle. They were long-suffering, always forgiving, open-minded, willing to look over past pains. As a result, their love lasted a long time.”
Johnny Cash grew up in Dyess, Arkansas and an effort to restore his childhood home is nearing completion. In a new video from THV11, take the back roads of Dyess to see Johnny Cash's roots:
The Winding Stream won't be Beth Harrington's first film to premiere at the renowned South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, but it will be the biggest. Her film, about the Cash and Carter families, will debut at the event, which runs from March 7 to 16, then hit the film festival circuit this spring and summer, she said.
Columbia Records & Legacy Recordings Set to Release Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration - Deluxe Edition for First Time on DVD and Blu-ray Disc
2CD Edition Also Available Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Listening to his music, it's easy to picture a young Johnny Cash running around a rural Southern town causing trouble and learning the life lessons that inspired his simple but profound folk, rock, blues, and country tunes. That rural Southern town was the community of Dyess in northeastern Arkansas, and now fans of the late Man in Black will soon have a chance to do just the same.