The spider was found near Folsom Prison in California.
He famously sung about a boy named Sue, but now there’s a new species of black tarantula named after the late, great Johnny Cash. The species was found near Folsom Prison in California which Cash immortalised in his 1955 song ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ and where he also recorded a live album in 1968.
Johnny Cash now has a spider named after him.
Aphonopelma johnnycashi, to give it its proper name is one of 14 new tarantula species recently discovered by biologists in the southern US. All are members of the Aphonopelma family.
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We'll see you in line at this year's Record Store Day, bigger and better than ever.
The vinyl list has been released for this year's Record Store Day, which will be celebrated by 240 independent music shops throughout the UK with over 600 exclusive releases available. More big-name acts than ever before have lent their music to the unique event, which is designed to save the nation's record shops from the threat of online shopping and big corporations.
Californian Sister Trio Haim Are Contributing Vinyl-Based Music To Record Store Day 2014.
Placebo, Green Day, Outkast, Bombay Bicycle Club, Chvrches, Disclosure, Dinosaur Jr, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Jake Bugg, The Flaming Lips, Elbow, Fleetwood Mac, Haim, Richard Hawley, and Johnny Cash represent just a handful of the most high profile LP or EP releases this year with an eclectic range of genres for music fans to flick through.
"Cowboy" Jack Clement, a country music legend, died yesterday of liver cancer aged 82. He worked through his extensive career with the likes of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Dolly Parton.
Jack Clement, a Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (8th August) at the age of 82. He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at his home in Nashville, according to reports in The Tennessean.
Jerry Lee Lewis, photographed performing in Las Vegas in 2011, worked with Jack Clement.
Over his 50 year career, Clement worked with artists hailing from all genres of music. Despite his interests lying primarily in country music, he has produced records by Rock, Jazz, Bluegrass and Gospel amongst many others.
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Lerner's film is a no-frills document of Dylan in full performance, chronicling a tale of an artist growing up and away from his folk base, leaving the idealistic folkies in the dust. It also charts an odyssey from songs of innocence to songs of experience.
Johnny Cash leaves his 100 million USD fortune to his son, much to the annoyance of his four daughters.
Country music legend Johnny Cash left more than cash to his family. He, unfortunately left the sort of cash that would spark a family feud between his son and four daughters. The deceased singer’s 100 million USD fortune was almost entirely left to his son – JOHN CARTER CASH. Coupled with the current strength of sales of the late singer’s records following his death, John Carter Cash seems ready to make an additional 50 million USD.
John serves as Johnny Cash’s only child with his beloved second wife, JUNE CARTER CASH, who passed away four months before him. The couple were together for 35 years, before which Johnny Cash was married to Vivian Liberto and the couple had four daughters. According to sources, said four daughters (along with a further two from another relationship) only received 1 million USD each, yet they have vowed to fight John in order to earn more.
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It's fascinating to look at the life of Johnny Cash from a new angle, even...