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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...

Cash's Final Recordings Set For Release

The final recordings made by country music legend JOHNNY CASH will be released by his longtime producer and friend RICK RUBIN this summer (06). AMERICAN V: A HUNDRED HIGHWAYS features a dozen tracks, including...

Paisley And Cash Film Take Home Prisms

Country music ruled at the Prism Awards in Beverly Hills on Thursday night (27APR06) when BRAD PAISLEY and JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE claimed two of the event's top prizes. The awards, which are...

Fiddler Terry Dies At 74

Country fiddle legend GORDON TERRY lost his battle with diabetes and emphysema on Sunday (09APR06). The 74-year-old won the Alabama Fiddling Championship when he was just 14 and later became a member of BILL MONROE'S...

British Rockers Call For Extension To Copyright

A host of veteran British rockers and jazz performers are campaigning to extend the royalty protection of sound recordings from the 50 years currently in place to 95 years. The American recording industry extended copyright...

Knoxville Bought Cash's Cabin

JACKASS star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE snapped up late singer JOHNNY CASH's woodland cabin in Hendersonville, Tennessee, just days before the MAN IN BLACK died in 2003. Knoxville adores the secluded haven, but insists the deceased RING...

White Intimidated By Cash Home

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE fell in love with JOHNNY CASH's home in Nashville, Tennessee, and came close to buying it, but was too overwhelmed by the thought of living in his idol's former...

Phoenix And Witherspoon Among Cmt Nominees

WALK THE LINE stars JOAQUIN PHOENIX and REESE WITHERSPOON have been lauded for their musical talent as well as acting - picking up a nod at this year's (06) CMT Music Awards. Phoenix, who plays...

Cash's First Marriage Explored In New Book

Late country singer JOHNNY CASH's first marriage has inspired a new book, which promises to expose the secrets of his tumultuous union with VIVIAN LIBERTO DISTIN. The novel is based on love letters exchanged before...

Cash's Son Remembers His Parents On New Gospel Album

JOHNNY CASH's favourite gospel song has been re-recorded by his son as a tribute to the survivors of Hurricane Katrina. JOHN CARTER CASH teamed up with gospel group THE MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY to record...

Hills Climbs The UK Box Office

Horror film THE HILLS HAVE EYES has knocked spoof comedy DATE MOVIE off the top of the UK box office charts. The remake of the 1977 WES CRAVEN movie, which stars LOST beauty EMILIE DE...

Cash Insisted Keach Make Walk The Line

Country legend JOHNNY CASH insisted film producer JAMES KEACH bring his life story, WALK THE LINE, to the big screen after starring with his wife JANE SEYMOUR in DR QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN. Cash was a...

Cash's Sister Dies

The family of country legend JOHNNY CASH has suffered another blow - the singer/songwriter's sister has died. REBA CASH HANCOCK lost her battle with a lengthy illness on Sunday (05MAR06) - just before REESE WITHERSPOON...

Cash Collection Released

A huge collection of rare JOHNNY CASH tracks from the early 1970s is to be released in May (06). PERSONAL FILE, which consists of 49 previously unreleased tracks, charts the late singer's time at his...

Walk The Line Boosts Cd Sales

JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE has boosted the country star's popularity, with CDs sales soaring by more than 700 per cent. The A THING CALLED LOVE hitmaker, who died in 2003, is selling...

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