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Johnny Cash Daughter Struggles On

12th August 2004

Late music legend JOHNNY CASH's singer daughter ROSANNE CASH is finding it difficult to properly mourn her father - because his death was so public. The country star, 49, buried her famous dad in...

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Authorised Cash Biography Set For Release

5th August 2004

An authorised biography of late country legend JOHNNY CASH is set to be released on 13 September (04) - the day after the first anniversary of his death. Originally intended to be Cash's spiritual...

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Friends And Family Fight To Protect Cash's Image

5th August 2004

Country legend JOHNNY CASH's business manager is fighting back against companies cashing in on the late star's image - and he's targeting bootleggers. For more than 30 years, LOU ROBIN served as Cash's friend...

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Phoenix: I'm Inadequate As Johnny Cash

26th July 2004

JOAQUIN PHOENIX fears his portrayal of JOHNNY CASH in biopic WALK THE LINE will be panned - because he feels "inadequate" as the country legend. The SIGNS actor has even been called upon to...

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Payne Lands Jerry Lee Lewis Role

4th July 2004

Country singer-songwriter WAYLON PAYNE has been picked to play JERRY LEE LEWIS in the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE. Payne, who is country legend WAYLON JENNINGS' godson, has been the guitarist in...

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Pearl Jam Release Special Live Show On Cd

17th June 2004

PEARL JAM were so thrilled with an acoustic concert they played in their native Seattle, Washington, they're releasing the show as a live CD. The ALIVE group performed at BENAROYA HALL last October (03)...

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Mccartney And Bowie Make Mojo Shortlist

7th June 2004

Legendary rockers SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, DAVID BOWIE, ELVIS COSTELLO, MORRISSEY, PRINCE, PAUL WELLER and RAY DAVIES are among the artists in line for a place on the MOJO Honours List - the British magazine's unique...

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Cash Guitar Is Thought To Have Been 'Mother' Maybelle's

24th May 2004

LATEST: One of the guitars up for sale in one of country music's biggest auctions is believed to be that owned by JUNE CARTER CASH's mother MAYBELLE CARTER. The guitar, a 1928 GIBSON L-5,...

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Cash Memorabilia Goes Under The Hammer

21st May 2004

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH will be the focus at a special auction at New York's SOTHEBYS this autumn (04) - when 650 items belonging to him go under the hammer. Objects included in...

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Country Songwriter Kilgore Set For Surgery

18th May 2004

Country songwriter and manager MERLE KILGORE is scheduled to have quadruple-bypass heart surgery today (17MAY04) to clear four blocked arteries. He learned he had a heart problem while being tested for severe back pain;...

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Jay-z's Video Gets A Daytime Ban

5th May 2004

A new JAY-Z video, which features the rapper's own fictionalised murder has been banned from daytime air by MTV bosses. Following the furore of BRITNEY SPEARS' confusing death scene at the end of her...

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Parton Picked For Legend Award

14th April 2004

DOLLY PARTON will be honoured with a Living Legend award at the AMERICAN LIBRARY OF CONGRESS tonight (14APR04), in recognition of her services to country music. The GRAMMY-winning star, 58, will join past recipients...

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Johnny Cash's Stepdaughter Faces Prison

2nd April 2004

Late rock legend JOHNNY CASH's step-daughter CARLENE CASH has been jailed in America - after reportedly failing a drugs test. Officials at Tennessee's Sumner County Jail refused to reveal why Carter, 48, was being...

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Cash + Beatles Enter Library Of Congress

23rd March 2004

JOHNNY CASH and THE BEATLES' have had two of their seminal albums selected for the second annual induction into America's LIBRARY OF CONGRESS' NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY. Cash's live recording AT FOLSOM PRISON and the FAB...

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Cash Biopic Poised For Shooting

22nd March 2004

Preparations for the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic are proving so successful, producers hope to start shooting the movie in June (04). WALK THE LINE - starring JOAQUIN PHOENIX as the country legend who died...

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Cobain Considered Quitting Nirvana Before Suicide

12th March 2004

Late rocker KURT COBAIN considered quitting his band NIRVANA to work with wife COURTNEY LOVE only months before his suicide, according to a previously unpublished interview. Cobain said he had a stronger musical affinity...

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Lookalikes Sought For Cash Biopic

11th March 2004

Bosses on the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic are searching Hollywood for men and women resembling younger versions of JERRY LEE LEWIS, WAYLONG JENNINGS, ROY ORBISON and ELVIS PRESLEY. The anticipated film on the late...

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Hawke: Law Was My Rock

24th February 2004

Movie star ETHAN HAWKE turned to his GATTACA co-star JUDE LAW for advice after his marriage to UMA THURMAN broke down following his alleged affair with Canadian model JEN PERZOW. Hawke and Thurman separated...

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Cash Family Block Ad Plans

22nd February 2004

JOHNNY CASH's family members have blocked an advertising firm's plans to use the late country legend's hit RING OF FIRE for a haemorrhoid-relief product commercial. TV producer SULA MILLER of BIG GRIN PRODUCTIONS in...

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Anderson And Butler Record Together

2nd February 2004

Former SUEDE stars BRETT ANDERSON and BERNARD BUTLER are working together again now they've ended their ten-year feud. The ANIMAL NITRATE bandmates are collaborating on "at least one track" for Anderson's forthcoming solo album,...

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Madsen: Give Me Chance To Play Johnny Cash

28th January 2004

Hollywood tough guy MICHAEL MADSEN is desperate to play late country legend JOHNNY CASH, especially if it forces him to learn the guitar. The KILL BILL star is a longtime admirer of the HURT...

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Grammy Hall Adds Bohemian Rhapsody + Sounds Of Silence

16th January 2004

QUEEN's BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY and SIMON + GARFUNKEL classic SOUNDS OF SILENCE have been named among the 33 tunes to be added to the American Recording Academy's GRAMMY HALL OF FAME. The Hall, which was...

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Beatty Remembers Hepburn

19th December 2003

WARREN BEATTY has written a final farewell to his acting heroine KATHERINE HEPBURN, urging wannabe biographers to let the screen icon rest in peace. Writing in America's ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY magazine, Beatty admits he idolised...

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Kenny Rogers To Play At Jamaica Jazz Festival

15th December 2003

Singer KENNY ROGERS has been selected as one of the headliners for the upcoming AIR JAMAICA JAZZ FESTIVAL, performing on a night honouring late country legend JOHNNY CASH. THE GAMBLER singer Rogers, 65, will...

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Jay-z + Beyonce Top Best Song List

5th December 2003

JAY-Z and BEYONCE have another reason to celebrate this morning (05DEC03) following their trawl of GRAMMY nominations - their hit collaboration CRAZY IN LOVE has been named ROLLING STONE's Song of The Year. The...

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Coldplay Named Best Band On Spin List

24th November 2003

British rockers COLDPLAY have been named the Band of The Year by top American rock magazine SPIN. In the year's (03) first major Best Of poll, THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT claimed the Album of...

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Has Cage Bought Cash's Home?

21st November 2003

NICOLAS CAGE has reportedly bought JOHNNY CASH's former home in Tennessee, America. According to American tabloid GLOBE, the movie star has purchased the Cash mansion in Henderson for $3.2 million (GBP1.9 million). The...

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Johnny Cash Lovechild Scandal Revealed

17th November 2003

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH reportedly hid a secret from his fans for years - he once impregnated his wife JUNE CARTER CASH's sister ANITA during an affair. A source close to the couple...

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Cash Legacy Lives On

13th November 2003

Country legend JOHNNY CASH was such a prolific songwriter in his life, his producer son JOHN CARTER CASH is convinced there are another three fully recorded albums left to be released. Cash - who...

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