Articles tagged johnny cash

‘Ring of Fire’: Jewel as June Carter Cash

Ring of Fire offers a glimpse into the opportunities and costs June encountered, as she transitioned from her place in the Carter Family ("the First Family of Country Music") to being married to Johnny.

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17 Nov 2011 // 10:00 PM

Husband: Husband

First effort from a deep, dark soul.

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Ólöf Arnalds: Ólöf Sings EP

The Icelandic singer-songwriter serves up a fine quintet of English-language songs; highlights include covers of Springsteen, Dylan, and Johnny Cash.

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Johnny Cash: From Memphis to Hollywood: Bootleg Vol II

It's both as flawed and as necessary as you'd think. And Rick Rubin's got nothing to do with it.

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Wanda Jackson: The Party Ain’t Over

It's no shock that teaming Jack White with one of the great rockers of all time would yield great results, but the surprise is in how natural they sound together.

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The Year in Music: February 2010

Let’s continue our look at the biggest events in music, one month at a time, with February 2010.

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Marty Stuart: Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions

Marty Stuart recorded his latest album in the old RCA Studio B in Nashville where so many classic albums were recorded, including those he made with Lester Flatts’ band when Stuart was a prodigy at a mere 13 years of age.

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Marty Stuart: 30 August 2010 - New York

Though Marty Stuart is arguably a country artist’s country musician—virtuosic and omnipresent yet unknown to mainstream listeners—he still cuts a commanding figure.

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Unfortunately, floods are back in the news. Over 20 million people in Pakistan have been impacted by the high water and more than 1,500 people have been

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Various Artists: Twistable Turnable Man, A Musical Tribute to Shel Silverstein

The humor and pathos of these country songs are reason enough to praise Silverstein.

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Side A of McCartney closes with “Man We Was Lonely”, which was the first song that both Paul and his wife, Linda, wrote together and

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He Is What He Is: The Merle Haggard Interview

The legendary "poet of the common man" talks to PopMatters about the state of country music today, his friendship with Johnny Cash and why he hasn’t liked a president since Ronald Reagan.

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Solomon Burke: Nothing’s Impossible

After four albums of Americana crossover, Solomon Burke reminds us he’s a soul singer by joining forces with the late producer Willie Mitchell.

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I See a Darkness by Reinhard Kleist

Reinhard Kleist's illustrated, partly fictional biography, of Johnny Cash follows a mostly well-trod narrative path, sometimes repainting it in a striking style.

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A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears by Antonino D’Ambrosio

In Antonino D’Ambrosio’s rendering, Bitter Tears was the product of the political swirl of the early '60s and the occasionally complementary visions of Cash and folksinger Peter La Farge.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Rosanne Cash

Artist/Producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats, five questions at a time.

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18 Sep 2009 // 3:00 AM

The daughter of a legend was also a successful singer in her own right.

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Hank’s Other Side: Religion, Radio, and the Roots of Country Music

Hank Williams' recordings for WSM's Mother's Best Flour radio show challenge the modern listener's idea that country music reserves Jesus for Sunday morning.

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29 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Art Imitates Death

One of the misconceptions that Graeme Thomson deals with in his book I Shot a Man in Reno is that music about death is somehow out of the norm. In fact, death finds its way into pretty much every type of music.

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Various Artists: Johnny Cash Remixed

Almost all of these artists spent as much energy as possible preserving the spirit of the songs that these updated versions are based on.

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