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Super Bowl LI Reminds Us Of Our Common Threads With Moving Johnny Cash Song

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.05.2017 | Entertainment

Though it might be hard to remember right now, America has the ability to come together and recognize the things that unite us. During Super Bowl LI ...

Johnny And June Cash's Former Estate Is Up For Sale, And We Want It

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.30.2016 | HuffPost Home

We can’t get enough of the epic romance that is Johnny and June. And now, we can live it: The Hendersonville, Tennessee property where the duo spent...

Part Three: New York City

Sandy Thomas | Posted 10.25.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

The first decade of our marriage, my husband Glenn and I had one niece and one nephew. It made it very easy to begin a tradition that would eventually...

A Father's Day Farewell

Sherry Bronson | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Sherry Bronson

How will I navigate Father's Day without him? I need a plan, a ritual, something that will not allow the day to pass like any other day.

Guy Fieri Eating To Johnny Cash's 'Hurt' Fills Us With Feelings

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste

Has eating sent Food Network star Guy Fieri into an existential crisis? Probably not. But in this hilarious viral lampoon posted June 3 by Mayor Wertz...

The Revered Highwaymen Ride Back Into Town With PBS Special and Legacy Box Set

David Hinckley | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

The more you like country music, the more you're apt to like The Highwaymen: Friends Till The End, a PBS "American Masters" documentary that airs Frid...

Daily Meditation: The Sweet By And By

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.05.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Merle Haggard and Me....

Neil J. Kirk | Posted 04.07.2017 | Entertainment
Neil J. Kirk

He'll tell you he's a country singer, but to me the essence of rock and roll is a cry for freedom and rebellion.

If Anyone Ever Sung Himself Back Home, It Was Merle Haggard -- and Sure, Let's Talk 'Okie,' Too

David Hinckley | Posted 04.07.2017 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Merle Haggard once sang "I never hang my hat on the same nail too long," and his life story said that was true, except for one part.

Johnny Cash's Lesson for College Applicants

Josh Stephens | Posted 03.19.2017 | College
Josh Stephens

Johnny Cash was no saint. Neither are most high school students. Few of us grow up to be criminals or folk heroes. Most of us are somewhere in between. We don't need to upend our lives for our causes, but we can nudge ourselves in the direction of righteousness.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Mighty Tor - Miller Breaks Out with "Carter and Cash"

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.08.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Now, I walked this line right next to you With every step, the closer that we'll get Caught, in a fever that's so pure and true We'll paint the town, ...

The 'Sacred' in America

Ali Z. Hussain | Posted 01.23.2017 | Religion
Ali Z. Hussain

To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. - Ralph Waldo...

Musician Remembers What It Was Like To Record With Johnny Cash

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.18.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

During a conversation with Beth Harrington, director of "The Winding Stream: The Carters, The Cashes and the Course of Country Music," musician Smokey...

Big River -- What Novelists Can Learn From Songwriters

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Garry Rodgers

Johnny Cash was a brilliant musician. Singer. Performer. And masterful songwriter. Johnny Cash condensed high concept ideas into short, resonating stories -- ripping people's hearts in four or five stanzas -- that stayed in millions of ears and memories.

"Detroitville" From the Hillbilly Highway to the Factory Floor, Nick Pivot Sings the Songs of Detroit

Steve Karras | Posted 10.20.2016 | Detroit
Steve Karras

Nick Pivot plays what he calls "shop floor country from the Motor City." His gutbucket, honky tonk lyrics are sure to incite drunken behavior and keep him off any short-list of poet laureate candidates evidenced by his latest, "F**k You, I'm from Detroit."

What Johnny Cash Taught Me About People We Are Leaving Behind

Weh Yeoh | Posted 10.08.2016 | Impact
Weh Yeoh

Ultimately, there is a mismatch between the global agenda and what's needed on the ground. As Johnny Cash intimated, we're often not doing what people really want us to do, or what they really need.

Stopping Structured Settlement Predators for Good This Time

Don McNay | Posted 09.02.2016 | Business
Don McNay

No matter how much you want to protect the privacy of someone receiving a structured settlement, someone else with a fancy computer or data mining program is going to find them and make them an offer to buy their payments.

Revisiting The Bottom Line: An Interview with Allan Pepper, Plus Jon Regen and Sarah Jaffe Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.

Nick Wing

If The Criminal Justice System Treated Other Music The Way It Treats Rap

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 04.03.2015 | Black Voices

Around the nation, police and prosecutors are using lyrics from rap songs to incriminate suspects and obtain convictions, often in the absence of trad...

Not in the Movie: Fifteen Pop Songs Inspired By Cinema

Jon Eig | Posted 05.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

They weren't in movies. They were inspired by movies. Perhaps by a specific film. Perhaps by a star. Or perhaps simply by the entire magical filmic experience. It's a broad definition. Here are fifteen really good songs, covering fifty years of pop music.

Lead Belly: Songster of Mythic Proportions

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Lead Belly's life was a narrative of mastery and resistance, like Zora Neale Hurston's High John De Conquer or folklore's John Henry. His songs are a vast and varied banquet of Americana cooked up and served through the genius of one man.

Love, and How to Say It

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.15.2015 | New York
Maggie Van Ostrand

Useless are today's most popular methods of expressing love: texting e-cards, and posting. Where are the passionate and moving love letters of our past? Written in cursive by the sender, we can actually see by that handwriting what their emotional state of mind was at the time.

CD Review: Good Boy by Nate Paladino

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Christopher Zoukis

The EP is nostalgic, rife with powerful melodies, and provides the perfect vehicle for Paladino's sometimes snarky, sometimes growling voice. Listeners who long for the embryonic days of rock n' roll -- the 1950s and 1960s -- won't be disappointed.

Rick Rubin Explains How Kanye Wrote His Newest Song

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment

Rick Rubin has worked with and produced some of the most iconic artists in history -- Kanye West, Jay Z, Adele, Johnny Cash and Beastie Boys, to name ...

More Money More Problems? Not Really!

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.28.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

Money can't solve every problem or eliminate every worry, but it does have the power to reduce stress in tough times while providing opportunity in good times.