Johnny Cash On The Record
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Helmed by Nelson's longtime producer, collaborator and friend Buddy Cannon, Django and Jimmie premieres 14 brand-new studio recordings including: "Django and Jimmie," a dual tribute to jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and Jimmie Rodgers, country music's mythic "Singing Brakeman"; the reflective and meditative "Live This Long"; "Missing Ol' Johnny Cash," an homage to country music's original Man in Black featuring guest vocals from Bobby Bare; a sublime interpretation of Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright"; and the future outlaw country classic "Unfair Weather Friend," written by rising songsmiths Marla Cannon-Goodman (Buddy Cannon's daughter) and Ward Davis.
Sun Records, the brainchild of Sam Phillips, began life at 706 Union Avenue, Memphis in 1949. Sam Phillips' motto was "We Record Anything - Anywhere - Anytime" and in '54 he signed the first of what was to become known as the Million Dollar Quartet - Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. In '54 Elvis actually paid Sun Records for the privilege of making his first recording and Johnny Cash finally plucked up the courage to audition for Sam Phillips.
Singer/songwriter Tom Kimmel has written and recorded songs that have touched millions of people around the world. Featured in film, in television and on albums by dozens of artists, including Johnny Cash, Joe Cocker, Randy Travis and Linda Ronstadt, his
Experience first hand the life and career of the legend dubbed 'the man in black'. This penetrating critical analysis draws on rare archive footage of Johnny Cash in performance that includes; "Sun Records Show" from 1956; the Johnny Cash Show from 1969-71; Johnny Cash at San Quentin in 1969; and much more! Including: Archive interview footage with Johnny Cash and Interviews with original band members W.
(Book). The Resurrection of Johnny Cash tells the story of perhaps the most remarkable turnaround in musical history. As well as acknowledging Cash's drug, drink and religious travails in the fifties and sixties, the book digs much deeper, focusing on a lesser known but no less remarkable period of his life: the inglorious fall post-1970 and the almost biblical rebirth in his later years.