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Cease & Desist Order Stops White Nationalist Radio Program From Using Johnny Cash Song

Cease & Desist Order Stops White Nationalist Radio Program From Using Johnny Cash Song

After a cease and desist order was issued by Universal Music Group and American Recordings, Stormfront Radio has stopped using Johnny Cash’s 2003 recording of “I Won’t Back Down” as its intro music. Stormfront is an internet-based white nationalist organization. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, Stormfront Radio replaced Cash’s tune with Johnny Rebel’s…MORE

Cash Family “Sickened” by Neo-Nazi Wearing Johnny Cash Shirt

Cash Family “Sickened” by Neo-Nazi Wearing Johnny Cash Shirt

On behalf of the Johnny Cash family, daughter Rosanne Cash released a passionate statement on Facebook yesterday (Aug. 16) denouncing the association of her father to neo-Nazism after a video surfaced that depicted a “self-proclaimed neo-Nazi” wearing a Johnny Cash t-shirt in Charlottesville, Va. “We were alerted to a video of a young man in…MORE

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Go Inside Nashville’s Johnny Cash Museum

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Go Inside Nashville’s Johnny Cash Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum in downtown Nashville got a tip of the cowboy hat from TripAdvisor, as it was recently named a 2017 Top 25 Trending U.S. Attractions for Summer. Joining national attractions such as Mount Rushmore, Fenway Park and the Grand Canyon on TripAdvisor’s list, the Johnny Cash Museum, which opened in 2013, has…MORE

Watch Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly Sample New Song From Johnny Cash Tribute Album

Watch Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly Sample New Song From Johnny Cash Tribute Album

A number of artists—including Brad Paisley, Jamey Johnson, Jewel, T Bone Burnett, Dailey & Vincent, Chris Cornell, Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly—are contributing vocals to a new Johnny Cash tribute album, Johnny Cash Forever Words: The Music. The aforementioned artists will add their vocals to poems that Johnny penned over the years. A book of Johnny’s…MORE

Charlie Daniels Covers Johnny Cash’s “Ragged Old Flag” in New Video [Watch]

Charlie Daniels Covers Johnny Cash’s “Ragged Old Flag” in New Video [Watch]

Charlie Daniels covers Johnny Cash’s socially conscious single, “Ragged Old Flag,” in a new video. Penned by Johnny and featured on his 1974 album of the same name, “Ragged Old Flag,” became a standard of The Man in Black’s live shows until his death in 2003. Charlie’s new spoken-word ditty, which features additional vocals from…MORE

Want to Dress Like Johnny Cash? It Will Cost You a Minimum of $25K

Want to Dress Like Johnny Cash? It Will Cost You a Minimum of $25K

Ah, I’d love to wear a rainbow every day, And tell the world that everything’s OK, But I’ll try to carry off a little darkness on my back, ’Till things are brighter, I’m the Man in Black. Not only did Johnny Cash close his iconic 1971 protest song, “Man in Black,” with the aforementioned verse,…MORE

Johnny Cash’s Former Homestead Is on the Market for $3.95 Million

Johnny Cash’s Former Homestead Is on the Market for $3.95 Million

A lakefront property in Hendersonville, Tenn., (20 miles northeast of Nashville) that once belonged to Johnny Cash is for sale. The 4.5-acre property was home to Johnny and June Carter Cash from 1968 until their deaths in 2003. However, the 14,000-square-foot mansion that the Cash family called home was destroyed by a fire in 2007…MORE

The 10 Most Controversial Songs in Country Music History

The 10 Most Controversial Songs in Country Music History

Controversy can be a double-edged sword in country music. On the one hand, some spirited conversation about a song or album can elevate an artist’s profile, particularly in our present on-demand world. On the other, there’s a real risk of being banished from radio. Here are 10 of country music’s most controversial tunes, in order…MORE

Get Yourself a Piece of Burnt History: Johnny Cash’s Old Homestead Is For Sale

Get Yourself a Piece of Burnt History: Johnny Cash’s Old Homestead Is For Sale

A lakefront property in Hendersonville, Tenn., (20 miles northeast of Nashville) that once belonged to Johnny Cash is for sale. The 4.5-acre property was home to Johnny and June Carter Cash from 1968 until their deaths in 2003. However, the 14,000-square-foot mansion that the Cash family called home was destroyed by a fire in 2007.…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 1, we’re featuring #11–20. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Johnny Cash’s Restored Farm and New Museum Open West of Nashville in Bon Aqua, Tenn.

Johnny Cash’s Restored Farm and New Museum Open West of Nashville in Bon Aqua, Tenn.

Approximately 40 miles southwest of Nashville is the unincorporated community of Bon Aqua, Tenn., population 6,348. It’s not exactly a thriving metropolis, but Bon Aqua is cozy, quaint and scenic enough that it warrants the five-mile detour off of I-40 if you’re heading from Nashville to Memphis and you want some tasty Southern comfort food…MORE

Johnny Cash’s First Performance of “Man in Black” at Ryman Auditorium in 1971

Johnny Cash’s First Performance of “Man in Black” at Ryman Auditorium in 1971

Johnny Cash proved a spokesman for all generations when he performed a special concert strictly for college students on Feb. 17, 1971, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Johnny filmed portions of the concert for a special segment of his ABC television series, The Johnny Cash Show. At one point, Johnny introduced a new song that he…MORE

Legendary Record Producer Bob Johnston Dies

Legendary Record Producer Bob Johnston Dies

Bob Johnston, who produced landmark albums for such stars as Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan, died Friday, Aug. 14, at a Nashville hospice facility at age 83. Bob produced the albums At San Quentin and At Folsom Prison for Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde, The IRS Tapes: Who’ll Buy My Memories? for Willie…MORE

Getting to Know “Me and Johnny Cash” Singer Rainey Qualley

Getting to Know “Me and Johnny Cash” Singer Rainey Qualley

Hopefully by now you’ve heard of Rainey Qualley and even picked up her debut EP, Turn Down the Lights. So you know she’s young and beautiful and her voice is bold and bluesy. But we have some inside scoop on the sizzling new singer. Buy on iTunes Amazon Google Play Rainey is pretty sensitive. “I…MORE

Top 10 Outlaw Country Songs

Top 10 Outlaw Country Songs

It’s cool to be an “outlaw” again, at least in country music. And no, we’re not talking about those who flaunt the law or do jail time just to get the firsthand experience. Instead, the “outlaws” in this case are artists who are taking more control over their own music and occasionally drifting away from…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).