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Joaquin Phoenix Breaks Down

Actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX broke down on the set of his latest movie and started banging his head against a wall - because a scene reportedly sparked memories of his brother RIVER's tragic death. THE...

27th September 2004

Cash Musical Heading For Broadway

The life and works of country legend JOHNNY CASH are set to be the subject of a new musical called RING OF FIRE. The show will be taken on a tour of America next...

22nd September 2004

Cash Auction Raises Almost $4 Million

A three-day JOHNNY CASH and JUNE CARTER CASH memorabilia auction in New York has raised almost $4 million (GBP2.2 million) for the country legends' estate. The 700-plus items up for sale were expected to...

17th September 2004

Cash's Grammy Award Sells For $160,000

LATEST: Country legend JOHNNY CASH's 1986 GRAMMY AWARD has sold at auction in New York for over $150,000 (GBP83,300) more than it's estimate. The Best Spoken Word honour for Cash's work on CLASS OF...

16th September 2004

Cash's Kids Thanks Rubin

JOHNNY CASH's daughter ROSEANNE and son JOHN JR have paid tribute to DEF JAM founder RICK RUBIN for giving their late father a will to live as he neared death. The siblings have made...

16th September 2004

Johnny Cash Auction Raises $1.2 Million

Items belonging to late country star JOHNNY CASH raised $1.24 million (GBP692,000) yesterday (14SEP04) on the first day of an auction in New York - 15 times what experts predicted. A custom-made acoustic guitar,...

15th September 2004

Intimate Cash Possessions For Sale

Late country star JOHNNY CASH and his wife JUNE CARTER's intimate possessions are being sold at New York auction house SOTHEBY'S. More than 650 items belonging to the HURT singer - including handwritten lyrics,...

14th September 2004

Witherspoon's Daughter Disapproves Of Brunette Look

REESE WITHERSPOON's four-year-old daughter AVA is horrified with the actress' new brunette look - because she believes the paparazzi will no longer want to take her mother's picture. The actress darkened her blonde tresses...

3rd September 2004

Witherspoon's Brunette Look Confuses Fan

LEGALLY BLONDE star REESE WITHERSPOON's new brunette look has confused some of her fans so much, one mistook her for her own children's nanny. The actress darkened her blonde tresses to play JUNE CARTER...

2nd September 2004

Johnny Cash's Posthumous Political Row

American political activists have made plans for a tribute to legendary country star JOHNNY CASH at this week's (30AUG04) Republican convention in New York - to the disgust of the singer's devoted fans. The...

30th August 2004

Cash's Son Organises Album Tribute

Music legend JOHNNY CASH's son has produced a tribute album to his late father - which includes songs sang by EMMYLOU HARRIS and SHERYL CROW. JOHN CARTER CASH, 33, has brought together big-name artists...

26th August 2004

Witherspoon Tries To Co-ordinate Hair With Outfits

LEGALLY BLONDE beauty REESE WITHERSPOON has noticed a huge problem since dying her hair brown - she needs a whole new wardrobe of clothes. The Hollywood actress has given her normally-light locks a darker...

19th August 2004

Punisher Star Signs Up To Play Tragic Country Singer

THE PUNISHER star THOMAS JANE is set for another harrowing real-life portrayal - as tragic country star GLEN SHIRLEY. The movie star, who has portrayed baseball legend MICKEY MANTLE and South African cop ANDRE...

18th August 2004

Johnny Cash Daughter Struggles On

Late music legend JOHNNY CASH's singer daughter ROSANNE CASH is finding it difficult to properly mourn her father - because his death was so public. The country star, 49, buried her famous dad in...

12th August 2004

Authorised Cash Biography Set For Release

An authorised biography of late country legend JOHNNY CASH is set to be released on 13 September (04) - the day after the first anniversary of his death. Originally intended to be Cash's spiritual...

5th August 2004

Friends And Family Fight To Protect Cash's Image

Country legend JOHNNY CASH's business manager is fighting back against companies cashing in on the late star's image - and he's targeting bootleggers. For more than 30 years, LOU ROBIN served as Cash's friend...

5th August 2004

Phoenix: I'm Inadequate As Johnny Cash

JOAQUIN PHOENIX fears his portrayal of JOHNNY CASH in biopic WALK THE LINE will be panned - because he feels "inadequate" as the country legend. The SIGNS actor has even been called upon to...

26th July 2004

Payne Lands Jerry Lee Lewis Role

Country singer-songwriter WAYLON PAYNE has been picked to play JERRY LEE LEWIS in the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE. Payne, who is country legend WAYLON JENNINGS' godson, has been the guitarist in...

4th July 2004

Pearl Jam Release Special Live Show On Cd

PEARL JAM were so thrilled with an acoustic concert they played in their native Seattle, Washington, they're releasing the show as a live CD. The ALIVE group performed at BENAROYA HALL last October (03)...

17th June 2004

Mccartney And Bowie Make Mojo Shortlist

Legendary rockers SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, DAVID BOWIE, ELVIS COSTELLO, MORRISSEY, PRINCE, PAUL WELLER and RAY DAVIES are among the artists in line for a place on the MOJO Honours List - the British magazine's unique...

7th June 2004

Cash Guitar Is Thought To Have Been 'Mother' Maybelle's

LATEST: One of the guitars up for sale in one of country music's biggest auctions is believed to be that owned by JUNE CARTER CASH's mother MAYBELLE CARTER. The guitar, a 1928 GIBSON L-5,...

24th May 2004

Cash Memorabilia Goes Under The Hammer

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH will be the focus at a special auction at New York's SOTHEBYS this autumn (04) - when 650 items belonging to him go under the hammer. Objects included in...

21st May 2004

Country Songwriter Kilgore Set For Surgery

Country songwriter and manager MERLE KILGORE is scheduled to have quadruple-bypass heart surgery today (17MAY04) to clear four blocked arteries. He learned he had a heart problem while being tested for severe back pain;...

18th May 2004

Jay-z's Video Gets A Daytime Ban

A new JAY-Z video, which features the rapper's own fictionalised murder has been banned from daytime air by MTV bosses. Following the furore of BRITNEY SPEARS' confusing death scene at the end of her...

5th May 2004

Parton Picked For Legend Award

DOLLY PARTON will be honoured with a Living Legend award at the AMERICAN LIBRARY OF CONGRESS tonight (14APR04), in recognition of her services to country music. The GRAMMY-winning star, 58, will join past recipients...

14th April 2004

Johnny Cash's Stepdaughter Faces Prison

Late rock legend JOHNNY CASH's step-daughter CARLENE CASH has been jailed in America - after reportedly failing a drugs test. Officials at Tennessee's Sumner County Jail refused to reveal why Carter, 48, was being...

2nd April 2004

Cash + Beatles Enter Library Of Congress

JOHNNY CASH and THE BEATLES' have had two of their seminal albums selected for the second annual induction into America's LIBRARY OF CONGRESS' NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY. Cash's live recording AT FOLSOM PRISON and the FAB...

23rd March 2004

Cash Biopic Poised For Shooting

Preparations for the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic are proving so successful, producers hope to start shooting the movie in June (04). WALK THE LINE - starring JOAQUIN PHOENIX as the country legend who died...

22nd March 2004

Cobain Considered Quitting Nirvana Before Suicide

Late rocker KURT COBAIN considered quitting his band NIRVANA to work with wife COURTNEY LOVE only months before his suicide, according to a previously unpublished interview. Cobain said he had a stronger musical affinity...

12th March 2004

Lookalikes Sought For Cash Biopic

Bosses on the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic are searching Hollywood for men and women resembling younger versions of JERRY LEE LEWIS, WAYLONG JENNINGS, ROY ORBISON and ELVIS PRESLEY. The anticipated film on the late...

11th March 2004

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