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Chris Cornell Featuring On Johnny Cash Tribute Album

Chris Cornell will appear posthumously on an upcoming Johnny Cash tribute album.The Soundgarden singer - who tragically took his own life in May last year at the age of 52 - contributed to the 'Forever...

Johnny Cash Documentary Comes 50 Years After Folsom Prison Show

A new documentary is set to be released later this year to mark the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's memorable concert at California's Folson Prison. It's been given the green light by his estate, so...

Dolly Parton And Nine Other Artists You Didn't Know Released Children's Albums

Everyone loves music, and for children it's an especially important medium. It shapes their childhoods, teaches them life lessons and educates them. That's why some of the music industry's biggest icons have jumped into the...

Johnny Cash's Boyhood In Line For Historic Recognition

Johnny Cash's boyhood home is in consideration to be recognised as a historic site.The country music legend's former childhood house in Dyess, Arkansas, is one of 14 state properties which will be considered for inclusion...

Country Music Stars Pay Tribute To Glen Campbell

Billy Ray Cyrus has thanked Glen Campbell for being ''such a huge influence'' on his country music career. The 55-year-old star has admitted the late singer, who passed away on Tuesday (08.08.17) aged 81 after...

Barry Gibb Recalls Photo Informing Him Of Robin's Cancer

Barry Gibb found out his brother Robin Gibb had terminal cancer after seeing a photograph of him in the newspaper.The 70-year-old singer had a famously difficult relationship with his sibling and Bee Gees bandmate -...

Barry Gibb Recalls Abuse Attempt

A sexual predator attempted to abuse Barry Gibb when he was a four-year-old boy.The Bee Gees star has admitted that a man tried to molest him when he was a child and although he was...

Alzheimer's Disease Has Left Glen Campbell Unable To Play Guitar

The 80-year-old Rhinestone Cowboy singer was diagnosed in 2011 and continued touring until 2014, when he was moved into a long-term care, memory care community near his Nashville home by his wife of over three...

Brad Paisley Records Song He Wrote With Late Johnny Cash For New Album

The two singer/songwriters came up with Gold All Over the Ground before Cash died in 2003, and Paisley has now recorded the track for his new album Love & War. The release...

Chad Michael Murray: 'I Had No Idea Who Sam Phillips Was'

The former One Tree Hill star plays the influential DJ-turned-record label boss and music executive in upcoming TV series Sun Records, and admits he's now a big fan of his character after researching...

Johnny Cash's Lakeside Home On The Market Again

The Hendersonville property, where Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash, lived for over three decades overlooks Old Hickory Lake. Cash bought the place in 1968 and hosted a string of celebrity...

Johnny Cash's Son Releases Book Of Father's Unknown Poetry

The 41 poems, which were discovered by Johnny's son John Carter Cash after his dad's death age 71 in 2003. They are to be sold in a collection called Forever Words: The...

Green, Green Grass Of Home Songwriter Curly Putman Dies Aged 85

Putman is best remembered for penning classic songs for the likes of George Jones, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Chet Atkins, including the classics Green, Green Grass of Home and D-I-V-O-R-C-E. He died on October...

Leonardo Dicaprio To Play Music Pioneer Sam Phillips

The Revenant star is joining forces with Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger to produce a biopic about Sam Phillips, the hugely successful 1950s producer who founded the iconic Sun Studio and Sun Records...

Lady Gaga Unveils New Single A-yo

Lady Gaga has unveiled her new single 'A-YO' from her eagerly-anticipated fifth studio LP 'Joanne'.The 30-year-old pop beauty is to drop the second song from her new record at 12pm [9am PST] on Tuesday (18.10.16).Sharing...

Katie Melua's Petrifying Breakdown Served As 'A Huge Wake-up Call'

The Closest Thing to Crazy singer shocked fans when she was hospitalised after suffering a nervous breakdown. The star, who married former World Superbike champion-turned-musician James Toseland in 2012, has since recovered with the help...

Dolly Parton To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Cmas

Dolly Parton is set to receive the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the CMAs. The 70-year-old country legend will be given the prestigious prize at the ceremony next month in an honour bestowed upon...

Loretta Lynn Releasing First Christmas Album In Five Decades

The singer will release White Christmas Blue on 7 October (16), making a return to the festive music scene five decades after Country Christmas hit retailers back in 1966. The project will...

Alabama And Sam Moore Land Nashville Honours

The artists will be honoured for their creative contributions to the city and its musical heritage at a special ceremony on 26 May (16) at the Walk of Fame Park, reports TheBoot.com....

Patsy Cline Museum Planned In Nashville

The owner of the Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville is planning to develop a venue featuring the Walking After Midnight singer's personal possessions, costumes, awards, letters, furniture and photographs right above Cash's exhibit....

Loretta Lynn Debuts New Music At Sxsw

It was an unusual setting for the singer, who recently announced the release of a new album Full Circle, but a welcome one, as the musical veteran was warmly received by the youthful audience at...

New Species Of Black Tarantula Named After Johnny Cash

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...

New Spider Species Named After Johnny Cash

The black spider was found near Folsom Prison, the California jail where Cash performed in 1968 and wrote the track Folsom Prison Blues. It has been named Aphonopelma johnnycashi by biologists....

Rosanne Cash Determined To Return To The Bataclan

Terrorist gunmen stormed the building during an Eagles of Death Metal concert on Friday night and killed almost 90 music fans as part of a wave of violence that gripped the city....

Loretta Lynn Plans First Album In Over 10 Years

The Coal Miner's Daughter singer has signed a multi-project deal with bosses at Legacy Recordings and her first release under the new label will be titled Full Circle, which will hit retailers in...

Johnny Cash And Miranda Lambert To Receive Nashville Walk Of Fame Honours

Music supercouple Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood unveiled their stars last week (10Sep15), and now the late Cash and Lambert are set to receive their markers next month (Oct15). Songwriter and Rock...

Joaquin Phoenix: I Don't Need Oscar Success

Joaquin Phoenix isn't interested in Oscar glory.The 40-year-old actor has enjoyed three nominations for 'Gladiator' (2000), 'Walk The Line' (2005) and 'The Master' (2012), and is widely accepted as one Hollywood's greatest actors - but...

Kid Rock To Front Week-long Johnny Cash Tribute

The network will be renamed Cash Music Television from 8-12 September (15) and longtime fan Kid Rock will front a series of special programmes and movies, beginning with biopic Walk The Line and...

Bob Dylan And Johnny Cash Producer Bob Johnston Dies

Johnston, who worked in the music industry for more than 50 years, was being cared for at a hospice in Nashville, Tennessee, and he passed away on Friday (14Aug15), according to Billboard.com....

Rosanne Cash Named Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum's 2015 Artist-in-residence

Johnny Cash's daughter will be feted for her contribution to American music and will perform three intimate concerts in September (15) in Nashville, Tennessee as part of her showcase year. In...

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