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Johnny Cash left four to five more albums of material behind, son says

Johnny Cash left four to five more albums of material behind, son says

March 26 (UPI) -- New "lost" Johnny Cash album released Monday. John Carter Cash tells the Guardian "four or five albums" worth of material still unreleased.
JC Sevcik

Greatniece of singer Johnny Cash stabbed and killed

COOKEVILLE, Tenn., March 21 (UPI) -- A New Jersey man is being held without bail charged with killing Courtney Cash, great-niece of late music legend Johnny Cash, in her Baxter, Tenn., home.
Johnny Cash's grand-niece found dead by stabbing

Johnny Cash's grand-niece found dead by stabbing

March 20 (UPI) -- Courtney Cash, the grand-niece of the late legendary singer Johnny Cash, was found stabbed to death in her Tennessee home Wednesday morning.
Gabrielle Levy
Jimi Hendrix honored on new USPS stamp

Jimi Hendrix honored on new USPS stamp

March 13 (UPI) -- Legendary musician Jimi Hendrix has been honored on a new USPS Forever stamp.
Annie Martin
Director John Hillcoat makes video for upcoming Johnny Cash 'lost' album

Director John Hillcoat makes video for upcoming Johnny Cash 'lost' album

March 12 (UPI) -- "The Proposition" director John Hillcoat has created the video for lead track "She Used to Love Me a Lot" on Johnny Cash's forthcoming "lost" album.
Annie Martin

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
By United Press International
Award-winning photographer Ian Cuttler Sala dead after car crash involving Salma Hayek's brother

Award-winning photographer Ian Cuttler Sala dead after car crash involving Salma Hayek's brother

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Photographer Ian Sala revealed to be the unknown passenger killed in Sami Hayek's Sunday car crash.
Annie Martin
Jennifer Nettles releases debut album 'That Girl'

Jennifer Nettles releases debut album 'That Girl'

Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles released her much anticipated debut album, That Girl, Tuesday.
Veronica Linares

'Cowboy' Jack Clement dead at 82

NASHVILLE, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Memphis-born country music titan "Cowboy" Jack Clement died of liver cancer Thursday at his home, his close friend Dub Cornett said. He was 82.

Songwriter JJ Cale dead at 74

LOS ANGELES, July 27 (UPI) -- JJ Cale, whose songs became hits for Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash and Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died at a hospital in La Jolla, Calif., his agent said. He was 74.
Stevie Nicks says Reese Witherspoon is 'almost' too old to play her

Stevie Nicks says Reese Witherspoon is 'almost' too old to play her

TORONTO, April 17 (UPI) -- Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks says she once thought Reese Witherspoon would be perfect to play her, but, at 37, the U.S. actress has aged out of the role.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
By United Press International
The Who, Hayes to play Grammys concert

The Who, Hayes to play Grammys concert

NASHVILLE, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Country singer/songwriter Hunter Hayes and rock group The Who have been booked for the Grammy Nominations Live! concert in Nashville, CBS said.

Jerry Garcia mural defaced in Denver

DENVER, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The owner of a Denver bar said an outdoors mural of the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia was defaced shortly after it was put up to replace a Johnny Cash mural.

Willie feels 'better,' not hospitalized

CASTLE PINES VILLAGE, Colo., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Willie Nelson had altitude troubles but no hospitalization for breathing problems, his daughter said in explaining why he canceled a fundraiser near Denver.
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Johnny Cash
NYP99040709 - 07 APRIL 1999 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: June Carter Cash sings with husband Country Western singer Johnny Cash as he makes his first stage appearance in 19 months during the TNT Master Series tribute to Cash taped April 6 in New York City. Cash gave up public performances after he was diagnosed with Parkinson diease. wy/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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John R. "Johnny" Cash (born John R Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author, who has been called one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Although he is primarily remembered as a country music artist, his songs and sound spanned many other genres including rockabilly and rock and roll—especially early in his career—as well as blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal led to Cash being inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Late in his career, Cash covered songs by several rock artists.

Cash was known for his deep, distinctive bass-baritone voice; for the "boom-chicka-boom" freight train sound of his Tennessee Three backing band; for his rebelliousness, coupled with an increasingly somber and humble demeanor; for providing free concerts inside prison walls; and for his dark performance clothing, which earned him the nickname "The Man in Black". He traditionally started his concerts by saying, "Hello, I'm Johnny Cash." and usually following it up with his standard "Folsom Prison Blues."

Much of Cash's music, especially that of his later career, echoed themes of sorrow, moral tribulation and redemption. His signature songs include "I Walk the Line", "Folsom Prison Blues", "Ring of Fire", "Get Rhythm" and "Man in Black". He also recorded humorous numbers, including "One Piece at a Time" and "A Boy Named Sue"; a duet with his future wife, June Carter, called "Jackson"; as well as railroad songs including "Hey, Porter" and "Rock Island Line".

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