I’d prefer to be a fan of John Carter Cash, considering he’s the son of two of my favorite people of all time, (Johnny Cash and June Carter ) and he looks like a friendly dude in a sort of Rick Warrenish way. But the guy is starting to push it a bit. More »
Here are Big & Rich, in 2004, on what still might wind up the best album any human beings make in the ‘00s: “People getting’ mad on CNN/Who’s right, Democrats or Republicans?/I don’t care who’s right or wrong/I know a way we can all get along.” Well, the getting along didn’t last long, did it?
Roseanne Cash would appreciate it if John Rich left her father’s name out of his tireless rallying of country music’s fanbase behind ABBA fan John McCain. Rich’s comment at a recent McCain rally that “Johnny Cash would have been a John McCain supporter if he was still around” didn’t make the daughter of the Man In Black all that happy, and she released a statement saying that certain people should stick to ascribing endorsements to people who can actually agree with or deny them of their own free will:
In a follow-up of sorts to today’s story on Johnny Cash not endorsing John McCain from the great beyond, let’s take a look at the debate over how excited he’d have been about the Cash Remixed disc his son, John Carter Cash, is executive producing. As the album approaches its Oct. 14 release date, reaction to pre-release tracks has been somewhat negative, including the above take on “Sugartime.” It’s by Kennedy, who according to the album’s press release is “a cornerstone of the new UK music movement called DirtyPop.”
Taco Bell is asking 50 Cent to change his name for the good of the world, saying that if he takes one day to upgrade his nom de guerre to 79 Cent, 89 Cent, or 99 Cent and drop by one of their drive-thrus for a freestyle into the microphone they’ll comp the meals of anyone who happens to be in said location and donate $10,000 in his name to “the charity of his choice.” (Given recent events, you’d think that said charity would be a legal fund of some sort.) It’s too bad, however, that the Taco Bell president’s embarrassing riff on “change” (“We know that you adopted the name 50 Cent years ago as a metaphor for change. We at Taco Bell are also huge advocates for change.” Ha… ha? What?) didn’t include an invitation for Curtis to join the pantheon of musicians appearing in Taco Bell commercials that includes Young MC and a certain Man In Black.