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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...

Fascinating Fact 3411

Country singer BILLY JOE SHAVER's new album, EVERYBODY'S BROTHER, will feature a duet he recorded with JOHNNY CASH, YOU JUST CAN'T BEAT JESUS CHRIST, before the music legend died....

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...

Knoxville's Cash Cabin Inspires Country Star Watson

Country star DALE WATSON conjured up the spirit of his hero JOHNNY CASH on his new album by recording it in the icon's former cabin home. Watson asked his pal JOHNNY KNOXVILLE, who now owns...

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...

Rock Trio Land Rockwalk Honour

Rockers SLASH, RONNIE JAMES DIO and FRANK ZAPPA's drummer TERRY BOZZIO are to be enshrined in Hollywood's RockWalk. The trio will be honoured on Sunset Boulevard next week (17JAN07), where their handprints and signatures will...

Johnny Cash Auction

A collection of JOHNNY CASH's personal effects are to be auctioned in Scottsdale, Arizona this month (21JAN07). Items including his passport, a credit card from 1981, personal cheques and handwritten notes - including a 'to...

Willie Nelson Tops 2006 Country Albums List

WILLIE NELSON's tribute to songwriter CINDY WALKER has been named country music's album of the year (06) in a new internet poll. YOU DON'T KNOW ME: THE SONGS OF CINDY WALKER beat out ALAN JACKSON's...

Gibb Hopes To Channel Cash's Spirit

LATEST: Former BEE GEE BARRY GIBB is hoping to channel the spirit of the late JOHNNY CASH with a new country-inspired album - because that's "really who he is". The STAYIN' ALIVE star purchased Cash's...

Bee Gee Barry Goes Country

Pop and disco icon BARRY GIBB is set to try his hand at country music after announcing his next album project will be recorded in Nashville, Tennessee with top honkytonk writers and guests. The STAYING...

Cornell To Amaze Fans With Jackson Cover

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL is set to astound fans with his upcoming sophomore solo album, which contains his cover of MICHAEL JACKSON's classic BILLIE JEAN. The AUDIOSLAVE singer, who used to front SOUNDGARDEN, admits the cover...

Lost Cash Track Makes Its Way To Wagoner 25 Years Late

A lost JOHNNY CASH tune is to be featured on country legend PORTER WAGONER's new album - 25 years after the RING OF FIRE singer wrote it for his pal. Cash wrote COMMITTED TO PARKVIEW...

Nicole Kidman Tops Acting Rich List

Nicole Kidman is currently the highest paid actress in the world, according to a list compiled by the Hollywood Reporter.Her ability to command a total of $17 million (8.7 million) per film means that she...

By on 30 November 2006

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