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Johnny Cash Mourned At Country Hall Of Fame

Country Music Hall of Fame: Meet 3 of the youngest inductees

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For country music artists everywhere, an induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors. Here are three of the youngest living inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame:READ MORE

False Prophet

Bob Dylan Announces New Album "Rough and Rowdy Ways" Releases Single "False Prophet"

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Bob Dylan has announced his upcoming album, "Rough and Rowdy Ways," and released his new single "False Prophet" earlier Friday, May 8.READ MORE

Prince, a prolific guitarist singing with one of his iconic instruments.

Auction Items from Prince, Beatles and Oasis Lyrics Will Be Up for Sale

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Prince’s “Blue Cloud” guitar, handwritten Beatles songs of Paul McCartney, a rare journal from Jim Morrison are part of Music Icons 2020 Auction.READ MORE

Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow Final Album To Feature Johnny Cash, Keith Richards, And Stevie Nicks

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Sheryl Crow collaborated with her favorite artist in her upcoming album due to come out in 2019. She also discussed why she decided to release a final album.READ MORE

Chris Cornell

LISTEN: Posthumous Collaboration Between Chris Cornell, Johnny Cash Released

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Chris Cornell recorded a song from an unpublished poem written by Johnny Cash. The track will be featured on the tribute album 'Johnny Cash: Forever Words' that will be released in April.READ MORE

The Highwaymen

Watch Rare The Highwaymen Concert [VIDEO] Cash, Nelson, Jennings, Kristofferson Supergroup

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The Highwaymen, a supergoup made up of Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings, perform "Desperados Waiting for a Train” in a rare, previously unreleased concert video. Watch it now!READ MORE

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Memorialized With New Tarantula Species Discovered Near Folsom Prison

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Johnny Cash has been memorialized by research biologists with a new tarantula species named after him. The dark, furry Aphonopelma Johnnycashi was found near Folsom Prison and is just one of 14 new spiders recently discovered in Southwestern US, nearly doubling the previously known number of tarantula species.READ MORE

American country singer and songwriter Johnny Cash (1932 - 2003) walks inside the gates of Folsom Prison, preparing to perform his fourth concert for inmates there, California, 1964.

Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom Adding 40-Foot 'Man in Black' Statue with 'Ring of Fire' Details

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In 2014, Folsom Prison unveiled a 2.5-mile path named after music icon Johnny Cash. In 2018, the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass is getting a 40-foot tall statue of the "Folsom Prison Blues" singer, made by artist Gary Tillery, nicknamed the "Man in Black." If all of these references to Cash's songs weren't enough for you, when the sun sets behind the statue, certain details make it look like Cash in engulfed in a "Ring of Fire."READ MORE

Chris Stapleton and Kelsea Ballerini

Chris Stapleton and Kelsea Ballerini's CMA Nominations Show Changing Country Music Scene

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The CMA Awards are an extravagant event showcasing the talent of today's top country stars and awarding the up-and-coming musicians soon to dominate one of the country's most popular genres of music. The fact that artists like Chris Stapleton and Kelsea Ballerini are talked about in coveted categories such as Album of the Year and New Artist of the Year alongside mainstay talents Little Big Town and Jason Aldean speaks to the changing state of country music.READ MORE

Johnny Cash

5 Songs You Didn't Know Violated Copyright: Johnny Cash, Radiohead and More

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Music samples and their legality has been a hot-button issue in music news this year: First, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were forced to pay the estate of Marvin Gaye over similarities between their smash hit "Blurred Lines" and his "Got To Give It Up," and now Jay Z and Timbaland will head to court to establish whether they properly licensed an Egyptian music sample found on "Big Pimpin'." Although courts have seen more action from those whose copyrights have been infringed recently, it's hardly a new phenomenon. Here are five hits from years past that were busted for being a little too close to another song for comfort. It's important to note just little listeners today remember the lawsuits.READ MORE

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan's Biggest Non-Newport Folk Festival Performances: Concert for Bangladesh, More

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Fans and promoters at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island will spend the entire weekend celebrating the 50th anniversary of the occasion when Bob Dylan first took the stage with an electric guitar, thrilling some of the audience and alienating just as many, who felt betrayed by the folk icon taking a more rock 'n' roll approach to his genre. Given 50 years to think about it, and excellent albums such as Highway 61 Revisited as a result, the folks at Newport are feeling a bit more generous about what is now considered one of the most iconic live appearances of all time. It certainly goes down as the most momentous concert in Dylan's career, but don't think that he hasn't played a few other "big" shows in a career that stretches nearly 60 years. Here are a few other big live moments for The Bard.READ MORE

Lil Wayne at BET Awards 2014

Albums Sequels That Worked: Led Zeppelin, Lil Wayne, Future and More

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The average blockbuster is hardly an original concept...everybody knows that the big money lies in sequels, such as the newly announced follow-up to Jurassic World, or the seventh installment of the Fast & Furious series. Granted, most of the time these films rarely end up being better than the original franchise. Although Furious 7 bucks the trend (the films actually got progressively better thanks to more and more absurd stunts and car chases), many questioned the need for the reintroduction to the Jurassic Park universe, especially after the last two sequels fell flat with critics (then again...all three of the follow-ups to the classic original have been box office smashes...so we're all to blame). Albums often work the same way, but occasionally the later chapters outshine the originals, or at least match them. Here are six albums that were better than the preceding ones with similar titles.READ MORE

Jean Ritchie and her famed dulcimer

Jean Ritchie, 'Mother of Folk,' Dead at 92; Kentucky Roots Shined in Music

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Jean Ritchie, a musician that many have dubbed the "mother of folk" thanks to her huge impact on popularizing the form, has died at the age of 92.READ MORE

Third Man Records

Where Next For Third Man Records? Our Predictions: London, Austin and...Malta?

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Jack White has always had his hometown Detroit's back, whether that means building baseball fields, paying off the debts of the local Masonic temple or—in this case—opening a new location for his Third Man Records. The rocker made headlines all over the nation yesterday when he announced that his label would be opening a new retail store (with office space) in Michigan, expanding from its current headquarters in Nashville. It got us at Music Times wondering, where is he likely to expand to next? Here are five cities that may be the next place to open a Third Man Records location (hint: New York City ain't one of them. White noted recently that he dislikes the city strongly).READ MORE

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning Covers 'Folsom Prison Blues' with Dierks Bentley

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Peyton Manning may be the best quarterback in NFL history (we're not here to argue about sports statistics, so save your playoff performance arguments for ESPN.com), but he sure ain't the best vocalist in NFL history. He wasn't quite up to Terry Bradshaw-levels of performance while performing Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues" with Dierks Bentley over the weekend.READ MORE

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