Johnny Cash ‘Bitter Tears’ Tribute Album Coming This Fall Featuring Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson
On the 50th anniversary of one of Cash’s most acclaimed releases comes a ‘Bitter Tears’ tribute album featuring new recordings by Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Steve Earle and others.
The list also includes legends such as Bill Monroe, Ernest Tubb and Kitty Wells alongside such contemporary stars as Taylor Swift, Eric Church and Kacey Musgraves.
It’s midnight at a liquor store in Texas, what could go wrong? If Johnny Cash is singing the song, you can bet something will.
In our interview, Carlene Carter talks about what it was like growing up in and around some of country music’s most legendary artists.
Johnny Cash’s posthumous ‘Out Among the Stars,’ initially recorded in the 1980s, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart this week.
“There are a few things that are in the works right now – probably four or five albums if we wanted to release everything,” John Carter Cash said.
“Out Among the Stars,” a previously unheard Johnny Cash album cut in the 1980s, hit stores this week, and it’s a beauty — as strong as anything he released that decade. Hear a preview of the album, which also features duets with June Carter and Waylon Jennings.
“Have you watched Justin Bieber lately?” Paisley said. “He is living a George Jones song.”
John Hillcoat (“The Proposition”) directs this striking new video for Cash’s song “She Used to Love Me a Lot.” The song is from Cash’s forthcoming album “Out Among the Stars.”
It was the mid-1960s, and Kristofferson was “a janitor at Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville at the time,” explained. “I didn’t talk to anybody in there, because songwriters weren’t allowed to be in the sessions back then.”
A longtime country music fan, Elvis Costello has taken his appreciation a step further, releasing a remix of a previously ‘lost’ Cash song, “She Used to Love Me a Lot.”
“Out Among the Stars,” the title track of Cash’s forthcoming album of previously unreleased recordings, is a moving song that tells of a man struggling to find work who resorts to holding up a liquor store. Hear it today.
The fourth annual festival, which celebrates the life and work of the Man in Black, will be held this August in Jonesboro, Ark., with proceeds to benefit the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Project.