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Thursday, December 23, 2010

J for Johnny Cash

Posted By on Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 12:20 PM

From The Johnny Cash Project
  • From The Johnny Cash Project

Even seven years after his death, Dyess' favorite son is still making headlines, with his induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame; the release of his final collaboration with Rick Rubin in February to unsurprisingly near-universal acclaim; Grammy recognition for the crowd-sourced, eerily animated video for "Ain't No Grave" (available at thejohnnycashproject.com), and with the famous jumpsuit he wore while recording "Live at San Quentin" auctioned off for $50,000 — over 10 times its original projected price. Also, the Man in Black was named the single greatest native Arkansan musician of all time by a landslide in our Arkansas Music Poll.

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