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11 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
For nonspecialists, Louis Armstrong or Charlie Parker have spelled "jazz," Hank Williams or Johnny Cash "country," Robert Johnson or Muddy Waters "blues," Pete Seeger or Joan Baez "folk." Household names became reference points.
14 hrs ago | Car and Driver
You'd be hard pressed to find an American icon more intrinsically linked to the dark side of the American dream than Johnny Cash. Equal parts rebel, musician, addict, and God-fearing gospel singer, The Man in Black's lyrics unapologetically drip with southern-fried Americana, the majority of his vast catalog revolving around romance, steam trains, automobiles, substance abuse, and the twin pillars of country music: sin and redemption.
19 hrs ago | Arkansas Times
Apparently Dwight Yoakam 's acting career is sufficiently slack enough that Friday night saw him opening for bro-country kingpin Eric Church at Verizon Arena. Hollywood is taking Yoakam in small enough doses that he can lend his considerable talents to country music, which currently can use any kind of flavor it can get.
Country singer-songwriter Don Williams rolls his tour bus up to the Count Basie for a Monday one-nighter on September 15. Although he's scored numerous chart-topping C&W hits, won countless CMA Awards and even gotten himself inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, he's arguably better known as a song-scribe for performers that have ranged from Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kenny Rogers, to Pete Townshend, Robert Palmer and Eric Clapton. He's even done at least one Farewell Tour and Final Farewell Concert, before pulling a Favre and hitting the road and the recording studio once more.
PHOTO GALLERY: Kellye Cash Sheppard Kellye Cash performs at the Cedar Grove Opry, Thursday, November 21, 2013. KENNETH CUMMINGS/The Jackson Sun Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2014/09/13/photo-gallery-kellye-cash-sheppard/15592037/ Kellye Cash-Sheppard stands behind a baby grand piano at her home.
LAWRENCE - For as a long as his brother can remember, 60-year-old Danny Connell has always been a country music fanatic, collecting hundreds of cassette tapes and CDs by classic artists including John Denver and Johnny Horton. "This is all JC.
On the outside, Johnny Cash was a troubadour for the common man, his songs often painting a picture of blue-class struggles, with his all-black wardrobe representing "the poor and the beaten-down." In his downtime, however, the country music great had a penchant for Rolls-Royce automobiles, including a maroon stretch limousine built from a 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow LWB and a second 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, in black, given to him by ABC Studios.
On this date in 2003, legendary American singer Johnny Cash passed away. The 71-year-old died from complications of diabetes in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital.
At first glance, the bands Volbeat and Five Finger Death Punch don't seem to have a whole lot in common, other than sharing space under the generic umbrella of "heavy metal." The former originated in Denmark and features a melodic fusion of hard rock, punk, country and rockabilly, with lead singer and guitarist Michael Poulsen being raised on a musical diet of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash before going on to front a death metal outfit in the early '90s.
It was the early 2000s, and the Bridgeport resident was the in-house artist at the since-closed Tower Records store on High Ridge Road in Stamford. "I would do the visual displays -- paintings of Johnny Cash and other musicians they were promoting," she said.
They sit at a table near the bar, the three farmer's daughters and their boisterous friend, all of them single, in their 40s and 50s. With Johnny Cash on the jukebox, their cocktails before them, they're ready for an action-packed Saturday night.
That he's had a lifelong obsession with Sun Records shouldn't surprise anyone. He is a hybrid of all of Sun's legendary sons: Presley, Roy Orbison, Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:56 pm
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