Thursday, February 8, 2018

Johnny Cash Poems Will Be Released As Songs

In April, the estate of Johnny Cash will release, Johnny Cash: The Music Forever Words. The album comes as musical interpretations to some of Cash's poetry. Some of the poems have already been released and others have not. The songs however, will be done by contemporary artists as nearly all of them Cash never recorded. 

Take a look at the cover, above, and the tracklisting, below, and watch a trailer for the album:

01 Kris Kristofferson & Willie Nelson – “Forever/I Still Miss Someone”
02 Ruston Kelly and Kacey Musgraves – “To June This Morning”
03 Brad Paisley – “Gold All Over The Ground”
04 Chris Cornell – “You Never Knew My Mind”
05 Alison Krauss And Union Station – “The Captain’s Daughter”
06 T. Bone Burnett – “Jellico Coal Man”
07 Rosanne Cash – “The Walking Wounded”
08 John Mellencamp – “Them Double Blues”
09 Jewel – “Body On Body”
10 Elvis Costello – “I’ll Still Love You”
11 Carlene Carter – “June’s Sundown”
12 Daily And Vincent – “He Bore It All”
13 I’m With Her – “Chinky Pin Hill”
14 Robert Glasper – “Goin’, Goin’, Gone” (Feat. Ro James & Anu Sun)
15 The Jayhawks – “What Would I Dreamer Do?”
16 Jamey Johnson – “Spirit Rider”