Johnny Cash – A Love Story
April 23, 2018
He is The Man In Black and you might just owe him your life.
We want the stories of how the music of Johnny Cash has affected you, the good times he helped you celebrate and the bad times he helped you through.
Email us at [email protected] and tell us your Johnny Cash Love Stories. We’ll collect the best for a later feature*.
The spirit of Johnny Cash – his passion and his pain – comes to life for a new generation on ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words.’ The new album features Cash’s unknown poems and lyrics set to music by artists inspired by The Man In Black, from Chris Cornell to John Mellencamp to Elvis Costello.
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Originally appearing on Johnny Cash’s 1969 album, ‘At San Quentin’, this song was written by humorist and poet Shel Silverstein.Read more
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“I always knew Johnny Cash had my back.”
We asked for the times the Man In Black got you through. Here are your Johnny Cash Love Stories.Read more
In Johnny Cash’s hands, any song was a potent force. His own compositions, of course, were the most powerful items in his repertoire, but the Man In Black also worked with traditional folk songs and, occasionally, the work of other contemporary musicians.Read more
He is The Man In Black and you might just owe him your life.Read more
With a huge array of contemporary artists turning the unfinished writings of Johnny Cash into new original music on ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’, we look at some other times when the pen was mightier than the chord…Read more
The spirit of Johnny Cash – his passion and his pain – comes to life for a new generation on ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words.’ This new album, featuring Cash’s unknown poems and lyrics set to music by artists inspired by The Man In Black, is available everywhere now.Read more
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- and lots more!...
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