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Remembering Johnny Cash

(9/12/03) Music legend Johnny Cash, passed away Friday, September 12, 2003, in Nashville, Tennessee.

"The following statement was issued today by manager of Johnny Cash, Lou Robin: "In honor of the Cash families privacy during these times, the decision has been made to hold private - both the visitation and the funeral services. They wish to thank everyone for their prayers at this difficult time."

The following statement was issued today by the family of Johnny Cash:

"The family of Johnny Cash, in this sad hour, is greatly comforted by the outpouring of love and respect for his remarkable life. We also take solace in the knowledge that he is again reunited with his dearest companion, June. Our lives, and indeed the entire planet, will forever feel the emptiness of his loss, but his music and the greatness of his spirit will endure."

A public memorial is being planned and the date is yet to be announced.

Flowers may be sent to:

Hendersonville Funeral Home
353 Johnny Cash Parkway
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Donations may be sent to:

SOS Children Villages USA
1317 F Street NW #550
Washington, DC 20004

Rosetta Posey's shows continue to be a Nashville who's-who! This week's crowd had the Tennessean's Brad Schmidt (of "Brad About You") and Nashville Star's Jamey Garner, who, as Rosetta put it, was "the one who played the harmonica, kind of had longish hair, and was cute"! Don't miss Rosetta's show every Wednesday in September...at Tootsie's Orchid Lounge in the back room!


(9/6/03 Nashville) -- The "giants" are in play this weekend. Two of country music's biggest names will take to the field this weekend to tackle gridiron appearances.

HANK WILLIAMS JR. - will prove that - a country boy can survive for another football session, a new hit record, ("I'm One Of You") and to give his survivalist twist to the national anthem when the "Voice of Monday Night Football" will be in Pittsburgh for the Steelers vs. Baltimore's Ravens game on Sunday on CBS. Whether or not your team is on the field, the legendary Hank is always worth the tune-in!

LEE GREENWOOD also suits up to hit the field in Nashville to perform the seasonís opening half-time at the much anticipated Titans vs. Oakland game on Sunday.

Ironically in 4th of July polls this year, "The Star Spangled Banner" proved to be second only to Greenwood's own "God Bless The USA" as the patriotic song "most recognized" by everyday Americans. Lee's in the midst of the promotion of his own new Curb album, "Stronger Than Time."

Gentlemen - starts your engines - oh hey, wrong sport! Touchdown!

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