‘Walk The Line’ Soundtrack to be Released on Vinyl

“Walk The Line,” the soundtrack to the 2005 Johnny Cash biopic by the same name, will be released on vinyl on July 21. The best-selling soundtrack features music by Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, along with performances by Waylon Payne, Tyler Hilton, Jonathan Rice and Shooter Jennings.

The Academy Award-winning film was about the life of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, portrayed by Phoenix and Witherspoon, respectively. T Bone Burnett produced the soundtrack, which was number one on the “Billboard” soundtrack chart, number three on the Country Albums chart and number 9 on the “Billboard” Top 200 chart.

Brad Paisley Reveals Track Listing for Love and War

Brad Paisley has shared the track listing for his upcoming studio album, Love and War, revealing some pretty big and surprising special guests. The 16-track album includes a song with country legend Bill Anderson, as well as the previously announced collaborations with rockers Mick Jagger and John Fogerty and hip hop/R&B artist and producer Timbaland. The album also includes a song titled “Gold All Over the Ground,” which features the legendary Johnny Cash on the songwriting credit.


·       No other details were released about the song “Gold All Over the Ground,” but one of the poems in Cash’s 2016 poetry collection, Forever Words: The Unknown Poems, shares a title with the Paisley’s song. The poem’s lyrics can be seen here.

·       Love and War will be released on April 21.

·       Paisley has a songwriting credit on all of the album’s 16 tracks.

Love and Wartrack listing:


1. “Heaven South”

2. “Last Time for Everything”

3. “One Beer Can”

4. “Go to Bed Early”

5. “Drive of Shame” (Featuring Mick Jagger)

6. “Contact High”

7. “Love and War” (Featuring John Fogerty)

8. “Today”

9. “selfie#theinternetisforever”

10. “Grey Goose Chase” (Featuring Timbaland)

11. “Gold All Over the Ground”

12. “Dying to See Her” (Featuring Bill Anderson)

13. “Solar Power Girl” (Featuring Timbaland)

14. “The Devil Is Alive and Well”

15. “Meaning Again”

16. “Heaven South” (Reprise)

February 16th: On This Day

On this day in 1971, Johnny Cash recorded Man In Black in Nashville at the Columbia Recording Studio. The album would hit #1 on the Country Album chart and 56 on the Pop Albums chart. The album produced “Man in Black” and “Singin’ in Vietnam Talkin’ Blues”, both of which cracked the top twenty on the Country Charts, with “Man in Black” peaking at #3. The album’s name also eventually became Cash’s informal nickname, given to him by the public.

February 10th: On This Day

On this day back in 1986, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson were presented a Gold Album for The Highwaymen.  Though they would end up being called The Highwaymen, the group did not have an official name when they released the album on Columbia Records.

The single “Highwayman” became a #1 country hit.

January 13th: On This Day

On this day in 1968, Johnny Cash recorded the live album, Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison.  Though the record label wasn’t a big fan of the concept of this album, it was a hit in the United States, reaching number one on the country charts and the top 15 of the national album chart.

The lead single from the album, a live version of “Folsom Prison Blues”, was a top 40 hit, Cash’s first since 1964’s “Understand Your Man”.


Dolly Parton To Recieve The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

Dolly Parton has been named as the 2016 recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented during the upcoming 50th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville. The prestigious award was established to recognize an artist who has reached both national and international prominence through their concert performances, humanitarian efforts, philanthropy and record sales. The 50th Annual CMA Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on November 2 at 8:00 PM ET on ABC.


·       Past recipients of the rare Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award are Nelson (2012), Kenny Rogers (2013), and Johnny Cash(2015).

August 12th: On This Day

On this day in 1969, Johnny Cash’s album Johnny Cash At San Quentin was Certified Gold. The album was Cash’s 31st release and was the follow-up to his At Folsom Prison. The album was nominated for multiple Grammys, including Album of the Year and won Best Male Country Vocal Performance for “A Boy Named Sue.”

The album would be Certified Triple Platinum on by the RIAA in 2003.

May 18th: On This Day

On this day back in 1986, the made-for-tv movie Stagecoach starring Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings and John Schneider first aired. The movie is a remake of the 1939 classic of the same name. Kris Kristofferson plays the Ringo Kid, originally played by the legendary John Wayne. Willie Nelson portrays the infamous Doc Holliday, while Johnny Cash plays Marshal Curly Wilcox and Waylon Jennings plays Hatfield, the gambler.

May 2nd: On This Day

On this day in 1985, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson’s album The Highway Man was released. The album was released after their collective single “Highway Man” went number one. “Highway Man” was followed up by  the Top 20 hit “Desperados Waiting for a Train.” The album would top the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart.

The foursome would go on to be called The Highway Men.


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