Johnny Cash

VIDEO Ultra-rare Merle Haggard prison performance surfaces

An astounding live clip by country music icon Merle Haggard of a song he wrote for friend and fellow star Johnny Paycheck has emerged online. This is believed to be the only known performance of the song entitled “From Inside the Walls.” See the killer footage and get the fascinating back story on the show that featured Paycheck performing for fellow inmates at Chillicothe State Prison.

PHOTOS Jewel as June Carter Cash, Matt Ross as Johnny Cash in “Ring of Fire” Lifetime movie

See pictures from the set of the Lifetime movie Ring of Fire starring Jewel as June Carter Cash and Matt Ross as Johnny Cash. The film focuses on the life of June Carter and is based on the book Anchored In Love: An Intimate Portrait Of June Carter written by her son John Carter Cash.

PHOTOS VIDEOS & SETLIST from “We Walk the Line” Johnny Cash tribute concert in Austin

The music industry’s spiritual elite gathered in Austin, Texas this weekend for a tribute concert in honor of The Man In Black, Johnny Cash. Dubbed “We Walk The Line: a Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash,” the star-studded event raised spirits of those in attendance while simultaneously raising funds to fight Duchenne muscular dystrophy through Charley’s Fund. Keep reading for tons of photos and videos from the concert including performances by Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Willie’s daughter Amy Nelson, Waylon Jenning’s son Shooter Jennings, Lucinda Williams, Amy Lee (of Evanescence), Shelby Lynne, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Jamey Johnson, Rhett Miller (of the Old ’97’s), Brandi Carlile, Andy Grammer, Pat Monahan (of Train), Ronnie Dunn, Samuel Beam (Iron & Wine), and even emcee Matthew McConaughey, who delivered his own rendition of Cash’s title track from his fourth American Recordings release, The Man Comes Around.

2011 MTV Video Music Awards adds “Best Video With A Message” category

MTV has announced the 2011 Video Music Awards will feature a brand new category called “Best Video With A Message” highlighting “artists who created music videos that made us think about the world around us.” Keep reading for a complete description of the new award, a list of the nominees, and my curmudgeonly take on it all.

Personal Johnny Cash items to be auctioned

So are you sitting around thinking, “It sure would be awesome to own a vintage Martin played and signed by Johnny Cash and play it while sporting the jumpsuit he wore while rehearsing for “Live At San Quentin?'” Well if you’ve got a lot of cash in addition to your love for Cash you will have the opportunity to do just that.

Julien’s will be auctioning off a mind blowing amount of personal Johnny Cash items that also include hand written lyrics and even The Man In Black’s passport. Read on to see the guitars and jumpsuit as well as a tribute video to Cash performed by his ex-son-in-law Rodney Crowell.