Read Johnny Cash’s 1968 New Year’s Eve Letter to Himself

Johnny Cash Letter to himself

Johnny Cash frequently wrote letters to himself on the last day of the year and in his son’s book, House of Cash: The Legacies of My Father, Johnny Cash, John Carter Cash recounts one letter from 1968. “For many years, Dad would write himself a letter on December 31, summarizing the year’s events and looking … Read more

Tyke James Adds Soulful Twist to Johnny Cash’s “Ring Of Fire” During “The Voice” Knockouts [WATCH]

Since his blind audition, Tyke James has been a fan favorite this season on “The Voice,” and it’s easy to see why. He’s talented, down to earth and looks like a Disney prince— what more could you ask for? As a part of Adam Levine’s team, Tyke performed Johnny Cash’s “Ring Of Fire,” playing his … Read more

Carly Pearce and Michael Ray Hit the Opry Stage For Duet Performance of Johnny and June’s “Jackson”

Michael Ray Carly Pearce Duet

Since Michael Ray and Carly Pearce have announced that they were a couple, we’ve been able to share special relationship moments with couple thanks to social media. Tuesday night, Michael and Carly added another moment to their journey. The two singers got to share the Grand Ole Opry stage for a duet performance of Johnny … Read more

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Nailed “Folsom City Blues” by Johnny Cash During the “American Idol” Finale

Tonight’s the night! On May 21 at 9|8c on ABC, we find out which our final three “American Idol” contestants will take home the win! For one of his two finale performances, country artist and all-around adorable fella Caleb Lee Hutchinson sang “Folsom City Blues” by the great Johnny Cash and it might’ve been my … Read more

Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly’s “To June This Morning” is a Stunning, Perfect Look Into Love, Marriage and Johnny Cash

A few weeks ago, during an interview with GQ, Kacey Musgraves shared a simple, yet profound insight into her relationship with new husband Ruston Kelly, “He’s got the biggest heart. I mean, he’s the nice one in this equation. He is so giving and forgiving and patient… And he just has the best family… I’d just never … Read more

New Album ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’ is An Amazing Look Inside Johnny Cash’s Deep Love for June Carter Cash

Johnny Cash, The Man in Black, may have been an outlaw and he may have battled more demons than many people know exist, but at his core, he was a romantic, a poet and deeply in love with June Carter Cash. Over the course of Johnny and June’s relationship, the couple exchanged poems and letters, … Read more

Listen To Chris Cornell Sing “You Never Knew My Mind,” A Song Written By Johnny Cash

Chris Cornell melded two previously unrecorded Johnny Cash poems into one heartbreaking song called “You Never Knew My Mind,” which was released on what would have been Cash’s 86th birthday. The tune takes on a deeper and more tragic note as it gives a deeper look into Cash’s mind and that of Cornell who took … Read more

Let Johnny Cash Show You How To Celebrate The One You Love On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can get blown out of proportion. I don’t mean that cynically. The pageantry, candy, flowers, and feeling that this must be the most romantic day of the year can lead folks to think love can only live in big gestures. But some of the small gestures express deep love more clearly and vibrantly … Read more

Brad Paisley, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson And More Record Album Of Johnny Cash’s Unknown Poems and Other Writings

Johnny Cash was a prolific writer and when he passed he left behind a mass of poetry, handwritten letters, and song ideas would never be set to music. Or so we thought. Cash’s son, John Carter, worked for the past two years alongside a stellar cast of musicians to bring those writings to life on … Read more

The “Drunk History” Of How Kris Kristofferson Met Johhny Cash Will Make You Laugh Until You Cry

They say you should never meet your heroes, that you’re just setting yourself up to be let down. But the story of Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash shows otherwise. Sometimes your hero is exactly who you thought they were, and that can make all of the difference. Kristofferson’s father was an Air Force Major General … Read more

The First Time Johnny Cash Sang “Man In Black” Is As Powerful Today As It Was In 1971

We all know Johnny Cash as “The Man in Black” but he wasn’t always that way. The style choice was little more than that until Cash visited Vanderbilt University in 1971. Conversations he had on campus inspired a protest song which he later performed on his special “Johnny Cash On Campus.” The video shows one … Read more

11 Country Music Albums You Need to Give Somebody This Christmas

If you’re currently trying to make sure someone you love is listening to the right kind of music (country), you better make sure they have all the correct tools. Do they own any vinyl? Do they own Johnny Cash on vinyl? How many Willie Nelson albums do they have? This is all important important. 11 … Read more