News

Johnny Cash’s son discovers treasure trove of unreleased music

Johnny Cash’s son discovers treasure trove of unreleased music

JOHNNY CASH: Cash's lost 1980s album, "Out Among the Stars," was released this week. Photo: Associated Press

Country music legend Johnny Cash was so prolific in his final years there are still five albums’ worth of new material in the vaults, according to his producer son.

John Carter Cash claims he has discovered tons of unreleased recordings by his late father while archiving his work following his death 11 years ago.

And he insists there are enough outtakes from Cash’s American Recordings sessions with producer Rick Rubin to fill another multi-disc box set.

He tells Britain’s The Guardian newspaper, “There are a few things that are in the works right now, probably four or five albums if we wanted to release everything. There may be three or four albums’ worth of American Recordings stuff, but some of it may never see the light of day.”

Cash’s lost 1980s album, “Out Among the Stars,” was released this week.

Recent Headlines

in Local

United Way Sees Increase in Giving

united way

This year's annual campaign has raised more money.

in Local

Sangamon CEO Program Touts Success

business

It's almost two years old, and the Sangamon CEO program says they've had more success than they could ever have imagined.

in Local

Three Arrested in Pawnee on Meth Charges

ROBERT STAHL

The Sangamon County Drug Interdiction Response Team, or DIRT, is reporting some meth arrests in Pawnee.

in Local

39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High Speed Internet Access

ethernet

Thirty-nine percent of people in rural parts of Illinois have no access to high-speed Internet service.

in Local

Reid Supports Schumer, Not Durbin, For Senate Minority Leader

dickdurbin2

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is praising Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid as "one of the ablest leaders of the Senate Democratic caucus in modern history.''