Tag: Johnny Cash

New App Brings Iconic Music Photography to Your iPad

A new app allows you to peer into the mind of legendary music photographer Danny Clinch.

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

Common Inspires a Classic Fox News-Daily Show Joust

Fox News personalities and John Stewart have opposing takes on the Obamas’ relationship with rapper Common.

Posted in Music and Activism

Stuck Outside of Folsom

Famed rock n’ roll photographer Jay Blakesberg visited Folsom Prison in an attempt to film a concert on the 40th anniversary of Johnny Cash’s famous performance there. Here are his photos and story.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Nashville Needs Our Help

Although I’m a native New Yorker, now residing in Texas with stints in St. Louis and Los Angeles in between, there is “no place I’d rather be” than Tennessee. Memphis and Nashville have been frequent vacation destinations and logical road trip stopping points for me over the last near-decade of my life. This is not…

When Johnny Cash Walked The Line For Native Americans

After releasing his chart-topping I Walk the Line in 1964, Johnny Cash recorded Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian. Cash used to say he was part Cherokee but eventually admitted he wasn’t. Neverthless, Bitter Tears was an early and heartfelt attempt to translate the history and problems of Native Americans into musical form, drums…