Johnny Cash brought his traveling show to the Big Apple on this day in 1969! ‘Live At Madison Square Garden,’ released in 2002, features guest appearances from The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers and Carl Perkins in addition to favorites from The Man in Black. Hear it here!
First recorded by Johnny Cash in 1963, “(There’ll Be) Peace in the Valley (for Me)” is one of 14 Christmas favorites on ‘Christmas: There’ll Be Peace in the Valley,’ a new vinyl collection from The Man in Black: smarturl.it/jc_xmas?IQid=1
Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash recorded an informal session at Sun Studios in Memphis on this date 60 years ago. This once-in-a-lifetime meetup was dubbed the “Million Dollar Quartet.” Hear what they recorded here:
Win a copy of 'Forever Words: The Unknown Poems' - a new book from Johnny Cash featuring an introduction by Paul Muldoon, a prize-winning Irish poet who edited the project. The collection’s foreword has been provided by John Carter Cash, the son of Cash and wife June Carter Cash.
“Don’t Make a Movie About Me” is one of many pieces within that reflect Cash’s “humorous strand,” poet Paul Muldoon writes in his introduction. It reflects “Cash’s own ambivalence about celebrity and the associated tabloid slobbering.” - via The Paris Review
Johnny Cash said that magic had gone from his music in the 70s and 80s. His relationship with producer Rick Rubin would change that feeling forever. Tune into Soundbreaking tonight on PBS at 10/9c for this and more incredible stories from the recording studios of the greats.