Johnny Cash

Gov. Asa Hutchinson sees Johnny Cash statue for U.S. Capitol

Work continues on the Johnny Cash statue that will be one of two new statues representing the state of Arkansas in the U.S. Capitol. Michael Hibblen from our partner station KUAR speaks with the sculptor and a Johnny Cash admirer. As News Director, Michael Hibblen oversees daily news coverage for...
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Gov. Asa Hutchinson sees Johnny Cash statue for U.S. Capitol

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday got his first look at the clay model that will be used to cast a bronze statue of singer Johnny Cash for the U.S. Capitol. Each state has two statues on display with most in Statuary Hall. The one of Cash and another being made of civil rights leader Daisy Bates will eventually represent Arkansas.

5 Star Stories: Johnny Cash statue to represent Ark. in National Statuary Hall Collection

LITTLE ROCK, Miss. (WMC) - The state of Arkansas will soon replace its first two statues to reside in our nation’s capital. All 50 states are accorded spots for two statues to reside in the National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C. One of the artists tasked with creating one of those replacements for Arkansas is an Arkansas native who’s won numerous awards and accolades, while also exhibiting his work in New York, Washington, Atlanta and Memphis.

The 11 Best Murder Ballads from Johnny Cash, The Chicks, and More

How does the saying go… don’t get mad, get even?. While artists have long been singing of love, there’s an equally long history on the topic of spite, vengeance, and murder. These murderous tales are often sparked by a lover’s betrayal or merely the temptation of violence. Either way, murder ballads have a be a cornerstone of oral history and culture for as long as folks have been around to sing them. Today, you might hear murder ballads from the catalogs of Johnny Cash and The Chicks, all steeped in the finest storytelling. Keep reading for a few of the best murder ballads from music’s most famous. (We’re looking at you, true crime junkies!)

Public invited to see artist making Johnny Cash statue for the U.S. Capitol

The sculptor creating a statue of music legend Johnny Cash, which will eventually be on display in the U.S. Capitol, is showing his work to the public this week. People can meet Kevin Kresse and see the eight-foot tall statue of Cash each afternoon through Thursday at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Windgate Center of Art and Design.

Fair Haven welcomes the Spirit of Johnny Cash

Thursday, July 21 — FAIR HAVEN — “The Spirit of Johnny Cash- Harold Ford, Our June & The Cash Band” will make their first visit to the Fair Haven Green on Thursday, July 21. Members of this group are Harold Ford, Kelly Hurley, Archie Anderson, Heath Scott, and Les Wheeler. The band describes their genre as country and Americana. Several of the members have played together now for 12 years entertaining crowds wherever they go.
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Johnny Cash tribute band to perform in Van Wert

VAN WERT — The Johnny Folsom 4, a Johnny Cash tribute band, will perform beginning at 7:30 p.m. July 29 at Fountain Park, Van Wert. The Raleigh, North Carolina-based group will bring all the familiar Johnny Cash tunes to fans of the Man in Black. The group has brought their take on Johnny Cash to festivals throughout Tennessee and the Carolinas.