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Show 38, April 18, 2015

"Come Along and Ride This Train"

Each episode features a musical history lesson in the people and the places and, of course, the music that made the man in Black the Man. This week, our train features stops that remember the Oak Ridge Boys quartet and Glen Campbell.

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New Release: Wheeling, West Virginia, October 2nd, 1976

According to Amazon there is going to be a new release on May, 12 in the US. According to the UK version of Amazon it will be released on April, 27. It's a previously unreleased concert that Cash did in 1976 in Wheeling, West Virgina on the Jamboree USA show at the Capitol Music Hall. It was broadcast on WWVA in Wheeling. 

The announced tracklist looks like this (we added more info to it):

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Johnny Cash Bootleg Forum

We've just added a new forum, which replaces the bootleg forum. Yes, you can still find bootlegs on the forum, but we'll be adding new links for the downloads because a lot of external sites, where the downloads were stored, are taken down. So, are you in search of something? Don't hesitate to ask, there's always someone ready to help.

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Show 37, April 11, 2015

"Come Along and Ride This Train"

Each episode features a musical history lesson in the people and the places and, of course, the music that made the man in Black the Man. This week, our train features stops that remember Johnny Cash’s house on the lake, tax time, and Kathy Cash.

"On the Record"

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Biography: Overview

We've just added a new section 'His Life'. In this section we'll post about his life, per decade. The first to follow are his childhood years. For now, this is a short overview of his life.

 

Born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, Johnny Cash was born J.R. Cash, one of seven children belonging to Ray and Carrie Rivers Cash. When John was 3 years old, his father took advantage of a new Roosevelt farm program and moved his young family to Dyess Colony in northeast Arkansas. There the Cash family farmed 20 acres of cotton and other seasonal crops, and young John worked alongside his parents and siblings in the fields. Music was an integral part of everyday life in the Cash household. John soaked up a variety of musical influences ranging from his mother's folk songs and hymns to the work songs from the fields and nearby railroad yards. He absorbed these sounds like sponge absorbs water. In later years Cash would draw from his life in Arkansas for inspiration: "Pickin' Time," "Five Feet High and Rising" and "Look at Them Beans" are all reflections on Cash's early life.

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