Johnny Cash

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Man in Black at 50: Johnny Cash’s empathy is needed more than ever
The country star is not always remembered for his politics, but his about-face to withdraw support for Nixon and the Vietnam war may be his finest moment

Michael Stewart Foley

31, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Show Me the Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall review – shooting stars
This absorbing documentary traces the career of the photographer who captured memorable moments, from Johnny Cash in jail to the Beatles’ last gig

Leslie Felperin

30, Jan, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Gaining my religion: Kanye, Dylan and the pop stars who find God
Kanye West has reportedly said he will only be recording gospel from now on – following a trail blazed with mixed results by Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Reverend Run

Dorian Lynskey

03, Oct, 2019 @3:00 PM

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'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century
After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bass

Guardian readers and Rachel Obordo

19, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Live Aid to Sonic Death Monkey – the best gigs at the movies
As the Queen and Elton John biopics prove, great concert performances are at the heart of the best films about music. Here are 15 of the finest

Tom Fordy

29, May, 2019 @6:32 AM

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And the band played on: how to grow old gracefully in pop
Madonna may have hit a birthday milestone but, from Johnny Cash’s stark admission of age to Paul McCartney’s embrace of hip young things, there’s ways to keep your music fresh

Alexis Petridis

22, Aug, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Rosanne Cash review – haunting hymns and sharp lyricism
Armed with acoustic guitars, the country singer comes into her own with a career-spanning set of poignant pop-country

Betty Clarke

25, Jul, 2018 @10:28 AM

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The week in podcasts: Death in Ice Valley; We Came to Win
A real cold case of a missing woman in Norway allows listeners to provide witness evidence, but an American spin on Italia 90 deserves a yellow card

Miranda Sawyer

29, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Frank Skinner: 'Johnny Cash started me on the rocky road to alcoholism'
In 1971, a boy named Frank saw Johnny Cash live. It changed his life. The comedian reveals why he has written – and starred in – a drama about the hellraising singer’s infamous fight with an ostrich

Frank Skinner

24, Apr, 2018 @4:16 PM

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Covered in glory: the tribute albums that saved careers and changed lives
This week brings new all-star love-ins dedicated to Elton John and Johnny Cash – marginal releases in the context of their careers, yet tributes to lesser-known acts can prove transformative

Michael Hann

09, Apr, 2018 @8:52 AM

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How hate groups tried (and failed) to co-opt popular culture
Neo-Nazis have attempted to use 80s John Carpenter movie They Live, Depeche Mode and Johnny Cash but they’ve been met with industry outrage

Charles Bramesco

22, Aug, 2017 @3:51 PM

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Johnny Cash’s children condemn Charlottesville far-right protester in Cash T-shirt
Late musician’s family write an open letter to demand the ‘Cash name be kept far away from destructive and hateful ideology’

Harriet Gibsone

17, Aug, 2017 @4:30 PM

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