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Lynn To Record New Album With Cash's Son

Two of country music's legendary names are to team up on a new album when LORETTA LYNN hits the recording studio with JOHNNY CASH's son. John Carter Cash will produce Lynn's upcoming greatest hits album....

Witherspoon Hoped She Wouldn't Win Oscar Gold

REESE WITHERSPOON was devastated when she won an Academy Award in 2006 for her role in JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE, because it forced her to confront her fear of public speaking. While all...

Snoop Collaborates With Massive Attack

SNOOP DOGG has collaborated on a track with MASSIVE ATTACK.The rapper and the legendary Bristolian trip-hoppers recorded the track - entitled Calling Mumia - under the alias of 100 SUNS.It features on a new documentary,...

By on 04 November 2008

Joaquin Phoenix Says He's Quitting Acting

Joaquin Phoenix, who was nominated for a best actor Oscar for his starring role as Johnny Cash in the biopic Walk the Line , has announced that he is putting his life as an actor...

Johnny Cash Meets Snoop Dogg

The music of late country legend JOHNNY CASH has been given a new hip-hop flavour - thanks to a collaboration between his son and rap superstar SNOOP DOGG. John Carter Cash has created Johnny Cash...

Cash's Daughter Upset Over Campaign Remarks

Country legend JOHNNY CASH's daughter ROSANNE has taken aim at JOHN RICH for suggesting her father would be a JOHN MCCAIN voter at a U.S. presidential campaign rally. Rich, who is a big fan of...

Reznor: 'Cash's Cover Was Invasive'

NINE INCH NAILS frontman TRENT REZNOR was heartbroken after hearing JOHNNY CASH's cover of his song HURT - likening the experience to someone kissing his girlfriend. The rocker was flattered after the country icon asked...

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

By on 31 July 2008

Snoop Walks The Line With Cash

Rapper SNOOP DOGG is continuing his love affair with country music - by reworking JOHNNY CASH's classic track I WALK THE LINE. The hip-hop star - who dedicated his new single My Medicine to the...

Zz Top Sign To Rubin's Record Label

Rockers ZZ TOP are to follow JOHNNY CASH and NEIL DIAMOND as they hope for a career revival at the hands of super-producer RICK RUBIN. The Smart Dressed Man trio has signed a new deal...

Cash's Home For Sale On Ebay

Country music icon JOHNNY CASH's parent's home is for sale on eBay - with a starting bid of $1.4 million (GBP700,000). The ranch, which is located just outside of Nashville, also includes the late singer's...

Rare Cash Photos To Be Exhibited In London

A collection of rare photographs featuring late country star JOHNNY CASH is to go on display for the first time at a London exhibition next month (Jul08). Johnny Cash: The Man In Black will include...

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...

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