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Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Set To Open For Tours August 16

DYESS, Ark. – Johnny Cash’s boyhood home and the Dyess Administration Building have been restored in the first phase of a $5.59 million project that eventually aims to partly resurrect not only the historic Depression-era colony the Cash family called home, but this area’s fiscal fortunes by drawing from 30,000…

Flashback: Johnny Cash ‘Hurt’ Feels MTV Love – Rolling Stone

With its vulnerable, unflinching depiction of Johnny Cash’s deteriorating health, the video for Cash’s stark interpretation of Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt” captured the attention of not only the country community, but the entire music industry. Even MTV, then still in the throes of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, recognized the…

Tickets On Sale Now For Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Tour

With the official grand opening less than a month away, tickets are available for opening day tours of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home.

The opening for Arkansas State University’s newest Heritage Site is set for Saturday, Aug. 16, and gets underway with a Dedication Ceremony at 10 a.m. at the…

Johnny Cash Roadshow Revival – See It June 14th!

Time is running out to get tickets to the 6th annual Roadshow Revival: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash, happening this Saturday, June 14 at the Ventura Fairgrounds in Ventura, CA. Los Lobos is headlining the festival along with special guests including Social Distortion guitarist Jonny “Two Bags”…

More Photos From The Johnny Cash Boyhood Home

Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash is set to open to the public Aug. 16.

The restoration of both the Dyess Administration Building and the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home has been spearheaded by Dr. Ruth Hawkins, director of Arkansas Heritage Sites at Arkansas State University. … “We have…