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Carlene Carter

Interview: Carlene Carter’s New Album Pays Tribute to Her Carter Family Heritage

Carter talks about what it was like growing up among some of country music’s most legendary artists, including Johnny Cash, Carl Smith, the original Carter Family members, and her mother June Carter Cash.

04/09/2014

Ken Burns

Ken Burns to Tackle Country Music in Upcoming PBS Series

He’s done in-depth examinations on all sorts of American traditions, including baseball, jazz, national parks, the Dust Bowl and of course the Civil War. So it’s little surprise to learn that acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns is now setting his sights on country music.

01/22/2014

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Pitch Perfect’s ‘Cups’: How a Traditional Folk Song Went Top 10

The Cup Game is easy enough. You need a plastic cup, rhythm and a little bit of patience to play.

08/05/2013

Jewel (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Jewel ‘Transforms Into’ June Carter Cash For ‘Ring Of Fire’ Biopic

When it comes to portrayals of the late country legend June Carter Cash, can Jewel stand up to Reese Witherspoon?

05/24/2013

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Johnny Cash To Be Featured On U.S. Postage Stamp

Hank Williams has one, Miles Davis has one. So do Patsy Cline, Roy Acuff, Bob Wills, and the Carter Family. Now it’s Johnny’s turn.

01/31/2013

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