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How Johnny Cash Spoke To The Heart Of America

The Man in Black, Johnny Cash, was the rare musician who spoke across all genre lines.
How Johnny Cash Spoke To The Heart Of America
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Via PBS News Hour:

Longtime music writer Robert Hilburn was inspired to write his new book, "Johnny Cash: The Life," after finding that other biographies didn't tell the full story. Jeffrey Brown talks to Hilburn about the legendary musician's authenticity and gift for storytelling, as well as the well-known personal battles of the "Man in Black."

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GWEN IFILL: Finally tonight: the Man in Black. It’s been 10 years since the legendary singer songwriter died at age 71.

Last week, his estate announced a new album would be released in March. The never-before-heard songs were recorded in 1986. The audiotape...

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