Johnny Cash: 'American VI: Ain't No Grave' Released

American Recordings/Lost Highway released American VI: Ain't No Grave, the sixth and final installment of Johnny Cash's acclaimed American Recordings series.

Johnny Cash: 'American VI: Ain't No Grave' Released
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On Tuesday, February 23, American Recordings/Lost Highway released American VI: Ain't No Grave, the sixth and final installment of Johnny Cash's acclaimed American Recordings series, reported Gibson.com. All six albums were produced by Rick Rubin. American VI was recorded by Cash's long-time engineer, David Ferguson, who recorded the album at the Cash Cabin Studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and Akadamie Mathematique of Philosophical Sound Research in Los Angeles. Mike Campbell and keyboardist Benmont Tench once again played guitar and keyboards, respectively. They were joined by guitarists Matt Sweeney and Jonny Polonsky, as well as Smokey Hormel, who also played on American IV and V. The Avett Brothers' Scott and Seth appear on the chilling title track. In honor of Johnny Cash's 78th birthday, the release of this album, Cash's life, and all he stood for as a voice for those in need, Lost Highway Records is dedicating February 26 as "Wear Black For Johnny" Day. On the label's website are details about the commemorative day, the new album, a stream of the title track, and the lyrics to Cash's poignant classic "Man In Black" words that remain as relevant today as when Cash first wrote them. The tracklisting is as follows: 01. Ain't No Grave (feat. the Avett Brothers) 02. Redemption Day (Sheryl Crowe) 03. For The Good Times (Kris Kristofferson) 04. I Corinthians: 15:55 05. Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound (Tom Paxton) 06. Satisfied Mind (Hayes and Jack Rhodes) 07. It Don't Hurt Anymore 08. Cool Water (Bob Nolan) 09. Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream (Ed McCurdy) 10. Aloha Oe

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    blackdiamond67
    Actually these have been Finished For a while Before Jonny Died Just relessing them in segments the first of the series included the song hurt which was released before he died ..he went into the studio and spent alot of time right after june passed and it didnt take him long to follow her.
    Msu_Man04
    Slashrulz wrote: How? I mean he died like four year ago... are these bootlegs? was this an album that was ready before he passed?
    Read up on Nirvana - "You Know You're Right." Unfinished demos taped up, produced, etc...
    angel81
    ou!!! get th riythm!!!, wow man, i love johnny cash, it doesnt matter that he is dead, his music still being alive
    Greenfinger182
    The radio station I work for gets CDs early. They didn't get this, but they got the single "Ain't No Grave", and I got it onto my iTunes right away. Great track. The chains as percussion are a simple yet incredibly effective/creative rhythmical aspect.
    perilouspete
    ilikebass wrote: loudog93 wrote: here in nashville, avett is as hipster as hipser gets. I bet in Nashville not being a racist is hipster. Can't wait to hear this!
    that makes sense.
    Anjohl
    The American albums were great..Rubin has an uncanny ability to boil an artist down to their essence, particularly artists who have gone astray, so to speak. Except Linkin park. That was embarassing. Look forward to this, and I will likely pick this up.
    Slashrulz
    How? I mean he died like four year ago... are these bootlegs? was this an album that was ready before he passed?
    lolmnt
    fattypumbaa wrote: Mediocre album at best. I hate how they put those stupid ****ing hipster Avett homos on there to sell more records.
    Like Johnny Cash needs help selling records. I bet this album sells more than all the Avett Brothers' records combined.
    AngryGoldfish
    Will certainly honour "Wear Black Day" by wearing the same clothes I normally wear. I will no doubt buy this, love it and add to the collection of other awesome American Recordings from Cash.
    radioplay
    I hate country music,but I love Johnny. Might pick this up. And if you think the Avett Bros. are 'hipster' then you misread the definition of 'hipster' on Urban Dictionary,I'm guessing.
    elcapitan1800
    I really enjoyed this cd, I have been waiting for it for years and had pretty much given hope that it was going to come out. I would say that it fits in well with the rest of the American cds. Rock In Peace JC
    saint-jimmys
    im getting this and not because its another johnny cash album to add to the colection, im getting this because anything with johnny cash's voice on has to be good, and if anyone needs an example 'solitary man'
    ImSteve
    If you like Johnny and this isn't something you're interested in, you don't really like Johnny. This is amazing and depressing, as it should be.