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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...

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Timberlake Credited With Cash's Star-studded All-black Video

The idea for JOHNNY CASH's stylish final video came from an unlikely source - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. The pop superstar was recording tracks with longtime Cash producer RICK RUBIN while the Def Jam Records founder was...

Johnny Cash Home Up For Auction

The four-bedroom Memphis, Tennessee home that once belonged to country star JOHNNY CASH is up for auction. The Walnut Grove Place house, where Cash and his first wife VIVIAN lived from 1957 to 1960, was...

Stars Unite For Johnny Cash

IGGY POP, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and BONO are among the stars featured in what will be JOHNNY CASH's last video release. The trio are among 36 celebrities featured in the promo for GOD'S GONNA CUT YOU...

Stars Line Up For Johnny Cash Video Swansong

IGGY POP, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and BONO are among the stars featured in what will be JOHNNY CASH's last video release. The trio is among 36 celebrities featured in the promo for GOD'S GONNA CUT YOU...

Kidman Visits Keith In California Rehab Center

Oscar winner NICOLE KIDMAN and new husband KEITH URBAN were spotted at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California, on Sunday (05OCT06), where Urban is seeking treatment. The country singer entered rehab for alcoholism...

Songwriter Wilkin Dies

Songwriter MARIJOHN WILKIN, who co-wrote the classic ballad LONG BLACK VEIL and other hits, has died. She was 86. Wilkin died at her home in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday (28OCT06) after a long battle with...

Jones Returns To Carnegie Hall 44 Years After Making History

Music legend GEORGE JONES is returning to the New York concert Mecca where he made country music history in 1962. The ageing singer will play a Halloween show (31OCT06) at Carnegie Hall with pal KRIS...

Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

Veteran singer/songwriter JIMMY WEBB will receive the American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers Voice Of Music award at the ASCAP's upcoming country awards show. The MACARTHUR PARK star will pick up the honour at...

Cash's Forgotten Irish Concert To Be Released On Dvd

A forgotten JOHNNY CASH concert from 13 years ago is to be released on DVD next month (OCT06). Footage from JOHNNY CASH IN IRELAND has rarely be seen, and then only in highlight form. The...

Cash Takes Fans Back To San Quentin

JOHNNY CASH's fabled 1969 prison concert album recorded at San Quentin in California is to be released in its entirety as part of a new three-disc collection. JOHNNY CASH AT SAN QUENTIN was a big...

Crowe And Slater Remake Western

Hollywood bad boys RUSSELL CROWE and CHRISTIAN SLATER are to team up in a remake of 1957 western 3:10 TO YUMA. TOM CRUISE was initially on board to star in the project, which will be...

Knoxville Wanted Johnny Cash Role

DUKES OF HAZZARD star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE is still ruing losing out on playing JOHNNY CASH in WALK THE LINE - but thinks JOAQUIN PHOENIX was the perfect choice. Knoxville admits he would have been all...

Nashville Plans Music City Walk Of Fame

Country music capital Nashville, Tennessee is to get its very own Walk Of Fame. Similar to the tourist landmark in Hollywood, the new attraction will feature music legends like JOHNNY CASH, TAMMY WYNETTE and WILLIE...

Ring Of Fire Guitar Donated To Museum

The guitar JOHNNY CASH used to record his signature tune, RING OF FIRE, has been donated to Nashville, Tennessee's new Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Cash's longtime friend and bass player MARSHALL GRANT presented...

Now! That's What I Call Beating Yorke To Number One

The latest installment of US hits compilation NOW! THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC has wrecked RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE's dreams of taking his debut solo album to number one in America. Now 22 beat Yorke's...

Cash Scores First Us Number One Album Since 1969

Country legend JOHNNY CASH has scored his first US album chart number one in almost 30 years - three years after his death. The RING OF FIRE singer recorded AMERICAN V: A HUNDRED HIGHWAYS from...

Cash Had Engineer On-call For Final Album

JOHNNY CASH was so determined to record a final album in the last four months of his life, he encouraged producer RICK RUBIN to set up a studio in his bathroom. And Rubin went one...

Mcmurtry Nominations Make It A Great Year For Americana Family

Oscar-winning screenwriter and novelist LARRY MCMURTRY's singer/songwriter son JAMES has topped the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors + Awards. The country/folk star, whose father co-wrote the screenplay for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, scored three nominations...

Jarmusch Slams Biopics

Director JIM JARMUSCH has criticised the current trend for celebrity biopics, because they never get "inside" the minds of the legends they depict. Despite the critical and commercial success of recent efforts RAY (RAY CHARLES)...

'Stop Cashing In On Cash', Urges Daughter

JOHNNY CASH's daughter ROSANNE is furious her late father has been "exploited" after his death, insisting the majority of recent Cash-related releases are "one-dimensional". The 51-year-old country singer spoke out at the Mojo Awards in...

John And Gilmour Triumph At Mojo Awards

SIR ELTON JOHN and DAVID GILMOUR were the big name winners at the Mojo Music Awards held in London last night (05JUN06). The ROCKET MAN was inducted into the British rock 'n' roll magazine's Hall...

Bee Gees Plot Comeback At Cash House

Disco legends THE BEE GEES are plotting their pop comeback from JOHNNY CASH's old Nashville, Tennessee, home. BARRY GIBB bought the lakeside pad in January (06) for $2.7 million (GBP1.5 million), and plans to reunite...

Cash Up For Three Mojo Awards

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH has been nominated for three posthumous Mojo Awards. The singer, who died two years ago, is nominated for the Icon Award and Inspiration Award, while a box-set of his recordings...

Cobain Voted Greatest Rocker

KURT COBAIN has been named the Greatest Hero In Rock 'N' Roll history by the readers of a British music magazine. The NIRVANA frontman, who died in 1994 aged just 27, beat newcomers PETE DOHERTY...

Gibb Teams Up With Country Stars At Tornado Benefit

Former BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB showed his community spirit on Monday night (01MAY06) when he joined a host of country stars raising cash for the victims of last month's Nashville, Tennessee-area tornado. Gibb, who...

Cash Musical To Close

A new stage musical based on the life of country king JOHNNY CASH is to close on Sunday (07MAY06) after just 94 shows. RING OF FIRE failed to set New York's Broadway alight when it...

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