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Cash Honoured With New Country Car

Country music icon JOHNNY CASH has become the inspiration for a new vehicle exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. The late singer has been honoured with The Man...

Phoenix Eyes Music Career

Actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX is planning to launch a music career after uncovering his singing talent playing JOHNNY CASH in biopic WALK THE LINE. The 33-year-old star won a Grammy Award for his contribution to the...

Cash Phoned Nelson For Laughs

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH used to phone close friend WILLIE NELSON in the middle of the night and demand to hear funny jokes. Cash, who died in 2003 aged 71, met Nelson in the...

Cash Tribute Show Takes Place In British Prison

A concert planned to mark the 40th anniversary of late country legend JOHNNY CASH's landmark performance at California's Folsom State Prison went ahead in Britain on Sunday (13Jan07). Plans to stage an official tribute show...

Cash Tribute Concert Axed

Officials have cancelled a tribute concert marking the 40th anniversary of JOHNNY CASH's acclaimed performance at California's Folsom State Prison. The event was due to take place on Sunday (13Jan07) in the same cafeteria where...

Snoop Searches For Cash Cover Song

SNOOP DOGG is determined to find a suitable JOHNNY CASH song to cover on his next album - so he can show the hip-hop community just how "gangster" the late country singer was. Dogg, who...

Rosanne Cash Recuperates From Brain Surgery

Country legend JOHNNY CASH's daughter ROSANNE is recovering at home after undergoing brain surgery last week (ends30Nov07). The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, who has not revealed exactly what illness she was suffering from, had the operation at...

Rosanne Cash To Have Brain Surgery

Country legend JOHNNY CASH's daughter ROSANNE is to undergo brain surgery in New York to treat a rare but benign condition. The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter has not revealed exactly what illness she is suffering from, but...

Rosanne Cash To Have Brain Surgery

Country legend JOHNNY CASH's daughter ROSANNE is to undergo brain surgery in New York to treat a "rare but benign condition". The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter has not revealed exactly what illness she is suffering from, but...

Johnny Cash Royalties Lawsuit Launched

The daughters of late country music legend JOHNNY CASH have launched an investigation into why they never received royalties from his hit, RING OF FIRE. Rosanne Cash and her sisters Kathleen, Cindy and Tara...

Brown To Do Prison Tour

Rocker IAN BROWN is to follow in the steps of country legend JOHNNY CASH - by hold concerts in prisons. The former Stone Roses frontman, 44, served four months in Manchester's Strangeways prison, U.K. in...

Banner Attacks Racist Rap Critics

Rap activist DAVID BANNER has blasted hip-hop's leading critics for hammering hard-hitting lyrics while turning a blind eye to classic song messages from THE POLICE and JOHNNY CASH. The Mississippi rapper testified before the House...

Cash To Receive Pardon

JOHNNY CASH is to be pardoned four years after his death. The A Boy Named Sue singer will be officially pardoned by officials in Starkville, Mississippi at The Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival later this...

Carter Cash Returns To Late Father's Cotton Farm

JOHNNY CASH's son has returned to his late father's childhood cotton farm, so he can stuff a pillow with memories. John Carter Cash, the son of the country legend and June Carter, had never visited...

Dirty Pretty Things To Do Prison Gig

Dirty Pretty Things are set to play a one-off gig in London's Pentonville prison on bank holiday Monday.The band, founded by former Libertines co-frontman Carl Barat, are playing the date to raise awareness of suicide...

By on 21 August 2007

Judge Blocks Auction Of Cash, Perkins + Lewis Tapes

A judge has permanently blocked the sale of master recordings made by former Sun Records artists including JOHNNY CASH, CARL PERKINS and JERRY LEE LEWIS, it was announced on Thursday (16Aug07). The ruling was made...

Fats Domino Gets New Gold Discs

Legendary blues artist Fats Domino has received duplicates of his gold records that were lost or destroyed in Hurricane Katrina.The 79-year-old musician was presented with the awards at a nightclub in New Orleans' French Quarter.Domino...

By on 14 August 2007

Fans Campaign For Cash Pardon

Fans of country legend JOHNNY CASH are campaigning for the star to be pardoned for a 1965 arrest for drunkenness. The A Boy Named Sue star is set to be honoured at a festival in...

Bragg Turns Into 'Johnny Clash' For New Charity Single

British rocker BILLY BRAGG has renamed himself JOHNNY CLASH for the release of a new charity single inspired by late country icon JOHNNY CASH and legendary punk band THE CLASH. All proceeds from Old Clash...

Lost Cash Concert To Be Released On Cd

A lost JOHNNY CASH concert has been rescued from the vaults of the late country icon's record label and is to be released as a new live CD. Cash performed a series of classics he...

Cheadle Hated Cash Biopic Because Phoenix Didn't Swear Enough

DON CHEADLE has slated JOAQUIN PHOENIX's portrayal as country legend JOHNNY CASH in WALK THE LINE - because he didn't swear enough. The Ocean's Thirteen star, who is set to play jazz great Miles Davis...

Cash Back From The Grave For New Internet Radio Show

Country icon JOHNNY CASH's legacy is to be honoured with a new radio show dedicated to his life and music. JohnnyCash.com Radio, an internet programme featuring interviews with Cash family members, friends and fans, has...

Cash Loved To Spend

JOHNNY CASH's wife JUNE CARTER once spent $12,000 (GBP6,000) on a purse to fulfil her expensive tastes. The couple's son John Carter Cash reveals in his memoirs, Anchored in Love, how his parents would often...

Cash Remembers Campus Victims

The daughter of music legend JOHNNY CASH took part in a demonstration in memory of the Virginia Tech University massacre victims yesterday (24May07). American singer ROSANNE CASH remembered campus victims by lying down for three...

Winehouse Up For Three Mojos

Jazz songstress Amy Winehouse has received three nominations for this year's Mojo music awards. The British soul diva, who has achieved success both here and in the United States, is up for song of the year...

By on 10 May 2007

Foundations Of Cash Home To Be Preserved

The former home of legendary country singer Johnny Cash will have it foundations preserved as part of a new home after the original was destroyed by a fire.Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb now owns the...

By on 17 April 2007

Gibb To Build New Home On Cash Site

LATEST: Former BEE GEE BARRY GIBB has vowed to build another home on the site where JOHNNY CASH's house burnt down last week (10Apr07). Gibb and his wife Linda were devastated when the lakeside home...

Johnny Cash's House 'A Ring Of Fire'

Johnny Cash's former Tennessee home burned down yesterday, leaving nothing but the building's stone chimneys remaining.The home of the late country singer was being renovated by its current owner, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees,...

By on 11 April 2007

Fire Tragedy At Cash Home

The former home of country great JOHNNY CASH went up in flames yesterday (10APR07) during a comprehensive restoration project. Firefighters were called to the Hendersonville, Tennessee house, which is now owned by BEE GEES star...

Cash Duets Appear On Sister's New Record

Three of country legend JOHNNY CASH's final performances will appear on his sister JOANNE's upcoming gospel album - her 27th release. The prolific singer/songwriter recorded three duets with her brother at his cabin home in...

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