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Rosanne Cash goes live with "The List"

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 – With the release date of her first-ever covers album, "The List," approaching on Oct. 6, Rosanne Cash will do two live shows during which she will perform several of its songs.

Following on the heels of a presentation at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in mid-September, Cash and her band will debut three songs from the album live and over the airwaves at 93.9 FM on WNYC's Soundcheck, hosted by John Schaefer, on Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in New York City. Her performance will simultaneously stream live as a videocast at www.wnyc.org/thegreenespace. The Green Space is located at 44 Charlton Street in Manhattan. Tickets are free, but seating is reserved. Register at: http://www.thegreenespace.org/thegreenespace/ticket_info.

"As longtime New Yorkers and diehard fans of WNYC, it's a thrill for us to preview The List at The Greene Space," Cash explains. "John Schaefer, who has hosted me on his show several times, is the perfect master of this ceremony."

Cash will open the St. Ann's Warehouse 30th Anniversary Season by performing The List on Oct. 9 and10. St. Ann's Warehouse is located at 38 Water St., Brooklyn.

"The List" features Cash's contemporary interpretations of 12 classic songs culled from her list of essential country tunes that her father Johnny gave her in 1973. Produced and arranged by Grammy Award winner John Leventhal (Cash's husband), the album includes Cash's covers of songs written and/or recorded by The Carter Family (Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow), Hank Williams (Take These Chains From My Heart), Jimmie Rodgers (Miss The Mississippi and You), Hank Cochran/Patsy Cline ("She's Got You),, Merle Haggard (Silver Wings"), and Bob Dylan (Girl From the North Country, famously done by Dylan and Johnny Cash in 1969).

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She Remembers Everything CD review - She Remembers Everything
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The River & The Thread CD review - The River & The Thread
On her first album since 2009's "The List," Cash takes a journey back home down the rivers of music, memory, loss, and longing that run in cascading shoals through Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Produced and arranged by husband John Leventhal, who also plays guitar on the record and co-wrote the songs, the album also features an all-star cast of backing musicians and singers, including Kris Kristofferson, John Prine, Amy Helm and Tony Joe White. Leventhal's funky slide »»»
The Essential Rosanne Cash CD review - The Essential Rosanne Cash
Many top country artists have multiple greatest hits/best of/very best/super hits type collections and Roseanne Cash is certainly no exception. It's very rare that any single collection stands apart from the crowd, but that's exactly what this new Columbia/Legacy two-CD set accomplishes. Impressive in terms of both size and scope, this 36-song collection rises to the top of the hits compilation heap because it covers Cash's entire career. The set starts with the tender acoustic »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
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Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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