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Rosanne Cash goes digital with sort of new EP

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 – Rosanne Cash has a new CD coming in October, but she will release an EP two weeks prior to that.

On Sept. 22, Cash offers a partially new digital collection, "The Good Intent EP." The EP, to be released by Capitol/EMI for download purchase from all major digital service providers, contains five songs from Cash's "Black Cadillac" (2006) and "Rules of Travel" (2003) albums, 2 previously unreleased 2006 radio performances and a studio recording and music video featuring her father, Johnny Cash.

"Black Cadillac's" House On The Lake and previously unreleased performances of the album's Radio Operator and Good Intent, broadcast live and recorded on March 1, 2006 for Los Angeles radio station KCRW 89.9 FM's "Morning Becomes Eclectic" and KCRW.com. Also included are the studio recording and music video for September When It Comes, both featuring Johnny Cash, and Will You Remember Me from "Rules of Travel."

Cash's ancestry is the inspiration for the EP's title (and its title track). In 1653, the first Cash family member from Scotland landed in Salem, Mass. on a ship called The Good Intent.

On Oct. 6, Cash will release her 12th studio album, "The List," on Manhattan Records. This features Cash's interpretations of 12 classic songs culled from a list of essential country tunes that her father Johnny gave her in 1973.

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: LSD tour provides a lot of highs – This was not your grandkids' country, that's for sure. Even the name of the tour - the LSD Tour - was a throwback (albeit far before the principals were making music). But make no mistake about it. With the ever cool country traditionalist Dwight Yoakam, the country with some rock and blues and rabble rousing of Steve Earle thrown in and the... »»»
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