Cash, Flatts dish out new music
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
– Johnny Cash is the subject of yet another release with unreleased songs - "Bootleg Vol. IV: The Soul of Truth." The double CD contains "A Believer Sings the Truth," "Johnny Cash - Gospel Singer" and an untitled, unreleased 1975 set. Johnny's son, John Carter Cash, contribute liner notes, starting with "If not for gospel music, there never would have been a Johnny Cash."
Rascal Flatts named its new disc "Changed," which contains the hit single Banjo. Once again, Dann Huff produced the music, the seventh album for the trio.
"An Evening with...Dolly," a live recording from a London show at the O2 Arena, is out on CD/DVD on Cracker Barrel.
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Johnny Cash's live set was released on vinyl in Czechoslovakia in 1983. U.S. fans became aware of "Koncert v Praze (In Prague-Live)" when it was issued in the U.S. as part of the deluxe box set "Johnny Cash: The Complete Columbia Album Collection" in 2012. This marks the first time it was released as a single CD
Recorded on-stage in Czechoslovakia in April 1978,
- one of two recent reissues by the label of foreign concerts (the other was a Denmark show in December ...
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