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Mashing It Up with The Man in Black

Artists around the world have an opportunity to contribute to a video mash-up of Ain’t No Grave, the final song recorded by Johnny Cash. Chris Milk, director of The Johnny Cash Project, talks about it on NPR. Continue reading

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MLK 2010: Redemption Songs From John Coltrane to Johnny Cash

At the core of American music is a legacy of songs that yearn for freedom and redemption. This week’s American Routes presents a rich array of this music in its celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are two songs that convey the breath of that legacy, John Coltrane’s Alabama and Bob Marley’s Redemption Songs, sung here by the remarkable pairing of Johnny Cash and Joe Strummer.

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Café Mouffe: Nick Cave

I heard a snippet of Nick Cave’s Dig, Lazarus, Dig last week when he was interviewed on NPR;sFresh Air. I’ve heard of him, of course, but haven’t heard that much of his music. One notable exception is Johnny Cash’s haunting … Continue reading

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