Johnny Cash

Million Dollar Quartet – Dec 4, 1956

55 years ago today four of the greatest musicians of all time had an impromptu jam session in a little studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins played together in Sun Studio on December 4, 1956, and Sam Phillips was smart enough to record it. Carl [continue reading]

December 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Marshall Grant at the Brooks 7.29.10

A music legend played for the last time last night in front of a sold out crowd at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Marshall Grant, who was Johnny Cash’s bass player for 30 years, talked about his life with Johnny Cash and then wowed the crowd with a performance of ‘Folsom Prison [continue reading]

July 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockabilly Hall of Fame 3.23.10

I finally made it to the Rockabilly Hall of Fame! I have wanted to visit there since 2002. I made the hour trip east on route 40 to Jackson, TN. The Rockabilly Hall of Fame was small, just 3 rooms, but had a lot of memorabilia. And Bernice couldn’t have been nicer. I was the only patron [continue reading]

March 23, 2010 // 0 Comments