Johnny Cash

This CD cover image released by Legacy Recordings shows "Cut Among the Stars," by Johnny Cash. (AP Photo/Legacy)

Review: Lost Cash album shows love for good songs

Johnny Cash, “Out Among The Stars” (Columbia Legacy) Thirty years after getting shelved, a nearly forgotten Johnny Cash album is being made public for the first time. “Out Among The Stars” may not rank with […]

03/24/2014

This photo provided by Columbia/Legacy shows the Johnny Cash album cover for "Out Among the Stars," releasing March 25, 2014. The new album is comprised of 12 studio recordings by Cash that were recently discovered. (AP Photo/Columbia/Legacy)

New Johnny Cash album to be released next spring

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There’s new never-before-heard music coming from Johnny Cash. Cash’s estate is releasing “Out Among the Stars,” an album he recorded with Billy Sherrill in the early 1980s that was never released […]

12/10/2013

This undated photo released by Worthington Ford Inc. shows a photo of Cal Worthington car dealer famed for TV ads. Worthington, who built a fortune from a series of West Coast car dealerships and became a TV fixture thanks to commercials urging customers to "go see Cal," has died. He was 92. (AP Photo/Worthington Ford Inc.)

Cal Worthington, car dealer famed for TV ads, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He said he would eat a bug to get you to buy a car. He promised that he would even stand upon his head until his ears were turning red if […]

09/10/2013

Jack Clement -- producer, engineer, songwriter and beloved figure who helped birth rock ‘n’ roll and push country music into modern times. (Photo by Donn Jones/Invision/AP, File)

Country Hall of Famer ‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “Cowboy” Jack Clement, a producer, engineer, songwriter and beloved figure who helped birth rock ‘n’ roll and push country music into modern times, died Thursday morning at his home. He was […]

08/08/2013

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Musician JJ Cale dies; wrote Clapton, Skynyrd hits

LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) – Grammy-winning musician JJ Cale, whose best known songs became hits for Eric Clapton with “After Midnight” and Lynyrd Skynyrd with “Call Me the Breeze,” has died. He was 74. The […]

07/27/2013

Bill Dees, co-writer of 'Oh, Pretty Woman,' dies

  MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Bill Dees emerged from his days as an out-of-cash young songwriter to pen tunes for Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and other country music greats, but the centerpiece of his […]

10/31/2012

Porter starts music mentorship program in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Memphis will now be the home of a national program deploying music industry veterans to mentor young and up-and-coming musicians. David Porter, the songwriter who co-wrote such classics as “Soul Man” […]

10/24/2012

Today in History: September 12 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: America faces the aftermath of the Sept. 11th attacks; Nazis rescue Italy’s Mussolini; JFK confronts critics of his religion; Student leader Steven Biko killed in South Africa; Singer Johnny […]

09/12/2012

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