Cash’s final song set for July 4 release

by mcastellon on May 1, 2006

Producer Rick Rubin has announced that Johnny Cash’s final songs will be released on “American V” July 4:

“These songs are Johnny’s final statement,” Rubin says. “They are the truest reflection of the music that was central to his life at the time. This is the music that Johnny wanted us to hear.”

A song utilizing one of Cash’s favorite subjects, trains, “Like the 309” is one of two original songs on the disc. The other, “I Came to Believe,” was written and recorded earlier in his career about addiction and salvation through a higher power. (more)

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