June Carter Cash tribute gets moved up
Monday, March 26, 2007
– When an album release date gets changed, usually it's delayed, but not in the case of a tribute album to June Carter Cash. Its release date is pushed up from June 19 to June 5. "Anchored in Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash" features performances by Elvis Costello, Brad Paisley, Emmylou Harris, Carlene Carter and Ronnie Dunn, and Sheryl Crow and Willie Nelson.
The song listing is:
"If I Were a Carpenter" - Crow and Nelson
"Jackson" - Carlene Carter and Dunn
"Wildwood Flower" - Loretta Lynn
"Far Side Banks of Jordan" - Patty Loveless and Kris Kristofferson
"Keep On the Sunny Side" - Paisley
"Wings of Angels" - Roseanne Cash
"Ring of Fire" - Costello
"Road to Kaintuck" - Billy Bob Thornton and the Peasall Sisters
"Big Yellow Peaches" - Grey De Lisle
"Kneeling Drunkard Plea" - Billy Joe Shaver
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" - Ralph Stanley
"Song to John" - Harris
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