The Johnny Cash Museum Teams with 650 AM-WSM to Continue the Legacy of The Man In Black
years after Johnny Cash’s first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, The
Johnny Cash Museum has solidified an agreement to continue the legacy of
the “Man in Black” on the airwaves of 650 AM WSM and wsmonline.com. Live
endorsements for The Johnny Cash Museum, which earned the highest AAA
rating as a GEM Attraction, will be heard on Saturday broadcasts of the
Opry on WSM beginning August 31st.
are honored to help introduce our worldwide audience to the amazing
Johnny Cash Museum,” says 650 AM WSM General Manager Tom English. “Our
listeners will be excited about the museum just as they are about
calling and emailing us every day to request their favorite Cash songs.”
WSM and Johnny Cash have a long history together,” says Bill Miller,
founder of The Johnny Cash Museum (pictured above with WSM’s Eddie
Stubbs). “He was a regular
member of the Grand Ole Opry through much of the 60’s; he first met June
Carter backstage at the Opry years before they would marry, and 650 has
never stopped playing Johnny’s records. I’m proud to be part of
extending and carrying on the Cash tradition by partnering with this
About The Johnny Cash Museum
Johnny Cash Museum experience has quickly spread around the globe with
outlets like CNN, The NY Times, The NY Post, Billboard, Vogue, Southern
Living, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, Yahoo, Huffington Post, London’s NME, etc.
all buzzing about the attraction. One can never predict who they will
see at the museum as Cash family and band members are often inside in
addition to celebrities like Ashton Shepherd, Grammy and country music
legend Lynn Anderson, The Mavericks, The Oak Ridge Boys, Former VP Al
Gore, American Pickers’ Mike Wolfe, etc. Located
at 119 Third Avenue South between Demonbreun and Broadway, the museum
is en route between the tourists circulated Broadway strip and the
Country Music Hall of Fame and Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
The JCM is open every day from 11 AM to 7 PM CST. General admission is
$14 with discounts for students, members of the military, etc.
never before seen historical documents, letters, awards, costumes and
instruments take the visitor on a three dimensional journey through
Johnny Cash’s life with interactive technology provided by the Nashville
based Griffin Technologies. The museum, designed by the Temeka Group in
collaboration with Bill and Shannon Miller, unites the extensive and
acclaimed collection of Bill Miller, longtime friend of Cash’s and
founder of the official Johnny Cash website www.JohnnyCash.Com,
and pieces from friends, colleagues and family members including his
daughters, son and siblings. The collection features the earliest known
Johnny Cash letters and documents as well as the handwritten manuscript
to the last song ever written by the prolific songwriter, just days
before his passing. Visitors also are given an extensive look into
Cash’s non-entertainment related life including his childhood and early
adulthood and his service in the United States Air Force.
To stay updated on the museum and Johnny Cash, visit www.johnnycash.com or www.johnnycashmuseum.com.