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  • 11.15.06

    November 16 on CBS

    Some of rock & roll’s finest are lining up to perform as part of an upcoming tribute to the late, great Johnny Cash. CBS will be airing I Walk The Line: A Night For Johnny Cash on November 16, two days before the biopic Walk The Line opens in theaters. Musicians already signed up to perform include U2, Foo Fighters, Sheryl Crow, Dwight Yoakam and Shooter Jennings (son of the late Waylon Jennings).

    Joaquin Phoenix, who stars as Johnny Cash in the film, will introduce the performances during the special along with Reese Witherspoon and Dennis Quaid. In related news, the film’s soundtrack will be released on November 15th via Wind-Up. According to Billboard, it will include singing from both Phoenix and Witherspoon (who plays June Carter Cash). Others featured on the soundtrack consist of Jennings, Jonathan Rice, Waylon Payne and Tyler Hilton.

  • 07.14.06

    Viewers voted Dwight's 'Blame the Vain' Video into the #1 spot on CMT's Pure 12-Pack Countdown for the week of July 14, 2006.

  • 03.24.06

    "I was devastated by Buck’s passing since I had talked to him just a couple days ago and even though he seemed in a somewhat fragile physical state, he was emotionally exuberant and still living life in a forward motion, discussing a variety of plans for his future. My thoughts and prayers are with his three sons, Buddy Allen, Michael and Johnny, his grandchildren and his girlfriend Karen. I will cherish, forever, the musical moments he graciously shared with me during his life. I will be eternally grateful for his fatherly chastisements, encouragement and, ultimately, his friendship and love. I will miss him deeply.”

    – Dwight Yoakam

  • 05.06.05

    A proclamation was made by Mayor David Nohe earlier Sunday afternoon at the commencement ceremony for Ohio Valley College where Yoakam was the keynote speaker. More

  • 04.19.05

    Review of 'Blame The Vain'.

    "For years, Steve Earle has been the only artist of the New Country generation making music as interesting as he did in the ’80s. That’s no longer the case, as a sleeping giant awakens." More


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