Tuesday Jul 1
Flashback: Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan Take TV Viewers to 'North Country'
In 1969, there was no bigger star in country music than Johnny Cash , and although he had scored a few pop hits throughout his career, the peak of his pop-chart success came with the Number Two smash, "A Boy Named Sue," recorded live at San Quentin Prison.
Almanac for Monday, June 23, 2014
Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include French Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon, in 1763; the duke of Windsor, former British King Edward VIII, in 1894; pioneer sex researcher Alfred Kinsey, also in 1894; Alan Turing, British computer scientist, in 1912; former U.S. Secretary of State William Rogers in 1913; ... (more)
National Museum of American History Hosts “Raise It Up! Anthem for America” on Flag Day
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner by inviting visitors to 'Raise It Up!' and join in the 'Anthem for America' concert on the National Mall on Flag Day, June 14, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. EDT.
A Man in Black at the Museum
Among the expected highlights gracing area live music stages this weekend and upcoming week will be a celebration of the "Man in Black," Johnny Cash.