Tag Archives: Johnny-Cash

News Round Up: Country Music Is Dead (RIP Johnny Cash)

Has the monetary success of  Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson allowed mainstream Nashvegas artists, Like Tim McGraw,  to explore their dark side? (Country’s Raw Side: Don’t Like It? Tough! – New York Times) The 9513’s…

News Round Up: Jerry Lee Lewis Gets Mean with Kris Kristofferson

Hey Bay Area twang fans! The San Francisco Weekly features a story on Joe Goldmark and the Seducers and their ongoing Sunday night residency at the Outer Sunset bar Riptide which bills itself as “the…

News Round Up: Johnny Cash Graphic Novel & Do You Look Like Tanya Tucker?

PopMatters.cam has 20 questions for Austin’s neo-trad honky-tonker Wayne “The Train” Hancock. Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness, ia a new comic book/graphic novel by Abrams ComicArts based on the life of Johnny Cash. It…

News Round Up: Willie Twitters & A New Langhorne Slim Download

Check out the “twitterview”  – a cute way of describing an interview conducted on twitter –  between TheBoot.com and Willie Nelson as was gearing up for his MySpace free secret concert in Maui, Hawaii. Speaking…

Rounder Records Turns 40

The Green Bay Press Gazette has a great interview with Justin Townes Earle. Earle talks candidly about his past addictions and is troubled relationship with his father. as well as his excellent new release Midnight…

Drive By Truckers’ The Fine Print Cover

Sony Music Entertainment Photo Archives, ICON Collectibles has just released some new Johnny Cash prints for the summer, ICON is offering Cash fans a 20% discount on all Johnny Cash framed and unframed fine art…

Elvis Costello – Secret, Profane & Sugarcane (Hear Music)

Hardly a day goes by that we hear about another performer leaving their chosen career trajectory and taking a swing at country music.Some of these travelers deeply feel the need to honor the history, the…

Hard Times

These are tough times for America. Wall Street and board room crooks, unnecessary wars, mounting national and personal debt, massive unemployment, terrorists threats.. These are not the toughest times we’ve faced in our history,I think…

Merle Haggard & Kris Kristofferson – April 1 ’09 – Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa

While living in New York City I was lucky enough to see George Jones play Carnegie Hall in a venue the Possum last played 44 years prior on a bill that included Johnny Cash and…