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Cash's "Composed" makes NY Times book list

Monday, August 23, 2010 – "Composed," the just published memoir from Rosanne Cash, will debut on The New York Times Book Review hardcover, nonfiction bestseller list at 20 on Aug. 29. In the book Cash shares her recollections growing up as Johnny Cash's eldest daughter and coming into her own as a performer, daughter and mother.

The week "Composed" was released, Cash was interviewed on PBS' NewsHour With Jim Lehrer, NPR's "All Things Considered" and NPR's "The Diane Rehm Show." She also sat down with ABC's Good Morning America and performed a song from her first-ever covers album, "The List," which was released in October 2009. The appearance attracted renewed attention for the album, sending the CD to number one on Amazon's Top Country Albums chart. The album also jumped from 68 to 28 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, entered the Amazon Best Sellers chart at 9, and rose to 13 on the iTunes Top Country Albums chart.

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The River & The Thread CD review - The River & The Thread
On her first album since 2009's "The List," Cash takes a journey back home down the rivers of music, memory, loss, and longing that run in cascading shoals through Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Produced and arranged by husband John Leventhal, who also plays guitar on the record and co-wrote the songs, the album also features an all-star cast of backing musicians and singers, including Kris Kristofferson, John Prine, Amy Helm and Tony Joe White. Leventhal's funky slide »»»
The Essential Rosanne Cash CD review - The Essential Rosanne Cash
Many top country artists have multiple greatest hits/best of/very best/super hits type collections and Roseanne Cash is certainly no exception. It's very rare that any single collection stands apart from the crowd, but that's exactly what this new Columbia/Legacy two-CD set accomplishes. Impressive in terms of both size and scope, this 36-song collection rises to the top of the hits compilation heap because it covers Cash's entire career. The set starts with the tender acoustic »»»
The List CD review - The List
When Rosanne Cash was 18 years old (and primarily interested in rock music) her father, Johnny Cash, gave her a list of 100 essential country and western songs, which included everything from Jimmie Rodgers to Bob Dylan, and now her 12th studio album contains Rosanne's version of 12 of those essentials. It's being called a "covers" album, but that sells it short. Sure, she's faithful to the melodies and where the original probably can't be improved upon - as with »»»
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: It's no wonder that 10 String Symphony stays busy – To say that Rachel Baiman has been busy might be an understatement. Last year, she released the very fine "Shame" CD and toured behind that. Just last month, she and musical collaborator Christian Sedelmyer put out their third album, "Generation Frustration," under the moniker 10 String Symphony. The two were on an ultra-short tour... »»»
Concert Review: No lead singer? No problem for The Earls of Leicester – The Earls of Leicester have been in a bind that could have caused other bands to cancel the show. The bluegrass band's lead singer Shawn Camp has suffered from laryngitis for 11 days. What to do? Put the vocals on the cords mainly of acoustic guitarist Jeff White and to a lesser extent Dobro player supreme Jerry Douglas.... »»»
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