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Kidman Visits Keith In California Rehab Center

9th November 2006

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...

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Songwriter Wilkin Dies

30th October 2006

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...

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Jones Returns To Carnegie Hall 44 Years After Making History

20th October 2006

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...

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Fascinating Fact 2261

18th October 2006

EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE bought the ankle-length black coat she wears in her new video tribute to JOHNNY CASH from movie maker TIM BURTON.

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Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

6th October 2006

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...

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Cash Takes Fans Back To San Quentin

25th September 2006

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...

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Cash's Forgotten Irish Concert To Be Released On Dvd

25th September 2006

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...

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Crowe And Slater Remake Western

19th September 2006

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...

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Knoxville Wanted Johnny Cash Role

2nd September 2006

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...

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Nashville Plans Music City Walk Of Fame

11th August 2006

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...

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Ring Of Fire Guitar Donated To Museum

28th July 2006

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...

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

20th July 2006

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...

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Cash Scores First Us Number One Album Since 1969

12th July 2006

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...

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Cash Had Engineer On-call For Final Album

6th July 2006

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...

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Mcmurtry Nominations Make It A Great Year For Americana Family

17th June 2006

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...

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Fascinating Fact 1641

15th June 2006

Grizzled country greats KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and WAYLON JENNINGS are to be honoured on Los Angeles' Rock Walk next month (JUL06). The two singer/songwriters will place their handprints into the cement on Sunset Boulevard, where peers...

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Jarmusch Slams Biopics

14th June 2006

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)...

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'Stop Cashing In On Cash', Urges Daughter

9th June 2006

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...

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John And Gilmour Triumph At Mojo Awards

6th June 2006

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...

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Bee Gees Plot Comeback At Cash House

28th May 2006

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...

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Cash Up For Three Mojo Awards

24th May 2006

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...

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Cobain Voted Greatest Rocker

11th May 2006

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...

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Gibb Teams Up With Country Stars At Tornado Benefit

3rd May 2006

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...

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Cash Musical To Close

2nd May 2006

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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Cash's Final Recordings Set For Release

1st May 2006

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...

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Paisley And Cash Film Take Home Prisms

1st May 2006

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...

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Fiddler Terry Dies At 74

11th April 2006

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...

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British Rockers Call For Extension To Copyright

29th March 2006

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...

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Knoxville Bought Cash's Cabin

24th March 2006

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...

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White Intimidated By Cash Home

20th March 2006

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...

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