48 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘A Boy Named Sue’
On Aug. 23, 1969, Johnny Cash earned a No. 1 hit with his song "A Boy Named Sue," from his 'At San Quentin' album.
Remember When Leonard Nimoy Recorded a Johnny Cash Song?
When Leonard Nimoy passed away on Feb. 27, 2015, he left behind a vast legacy as an actor and director. But the entertainer was significantly lesser-known for a brief stint as a country singer.
Hear Some Surprising Versions of the Johnny and June Classic Hit ‘Jackson’ [VIDEO]
I have said many times that my house was filled with music when I was growing up. I grew up on good old fashioned country music. I used to sit in my grandma’s house and listen to George and Tammy and Johnny and June. My cousin Janelle and I would pretend we were the stars.
Whether Your Candidate Won or Lost We Still Salute That ‘Ragged Old Flag’ [VIDEO]
This was the most shocking election our country has seen. The face of our political landscape has just been changed forever. The people have spoken and a new leader has been chosen. No matter what side you were on, it is time to band together and focus on what bonds us, not what separates us.
Five of My Favorite Songs From Johnny Cash Who Died 13 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]
In the history of music there have a been a handful of artists that appealed to everyone. It didn't matter what kind of music you liked, you just couldn't help but be a fan of them. I think of Elvis, Patsy Cline, The Eagles, The Beatles, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton and Merle Haggard would …
3 of Country Music’s Biggest Hits of All Time All Hit Number One on This Date [VIDEO]
There are certain songs that just stand the test of time. Those songs that generation after generation know by heart and love. Country music has had a wealth of those but on this particular date in history, there were a bunch of them. August 23rd could go down as one of the best days in the history …
The Legendary Johnny Cash Would’ve Turned 84 Today [VIDEO]
Today is Johnny Cash Day. I think it should be a national holiday. On this date in 1932 in Kingsland, Arkansas the king of country Mr. Johnny Cash was born. Can you imagine what music would be like if he was never born? Neither can I.
The Music You Would Have Heard on Every Road Trip With My Parents – Brian’s Blog [VIDEO]
One of the greatest things about growing up in my family were the vacations we would take. My dad would plan a trip for us every other year or so. We drove to California one year, Texas another year, took a trip to our nation's capitol, went to Florida and many more.
Celebrate the Music of Johnny Cash with Ring of Fire at the Midtown Arts Center
It could be argued that having such a dramatic, and at times tragic, personal life was the backbone behind Johnny Cash being able to find a release through music – creating songs that emotionally resonate with those who listen. The authenticity that Cash possessed made fans fall…
It Was 45 Years Ago Today That Johnny Cash First Became the Man in Black [VIDEO]
We have known Johnny Cash as the man in black but when did that all start? We tend to think he was born with that nickname but he didn't always dress in black. That didn't come until later in his career. Long after he fell into a ring of fire or walked the line he found his image that stay…