Tag Archives: Johnny Cash

Video Roundup: Flag Day

It was on this day in 1777 that we adopted the ol’ stars and stripes to represent our country, and in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially established June 14th as Flag Day! Flags have waved all throughout musical history, too, whether black or pink or wild. Hoist your own flag up the flagpole, and enjoyRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Late last month, we shared news about the upcoming Sharon Van Etten album, Are We There, coming out May 27th on Jagjaguwar. Today, you can stream a track from that release, the smoldering single “Taking Chances.” [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

HBO’s Girls kicked off their third season last night with a very special guest: Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth and Body/Head. Gordon played “Mindy,” an inmate at a rehab facility alongside regular character Jessa. Click here to watch the season premiere, and skip ahead to 7:35 and 14:07 to see Kim. [Stereogum]

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Live Music Love on The Morning Show This Monday

On January 13, 1968, Johnny Cash walked through the gates of Folsom State Prison in California. He had written the track “Folsom Prison Blues” after watching the movie Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison, and had always wanted to perform the song, well, inside the walls. He performed two shows for the prisoners, once atRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Dads!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post, where we look at music videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Father’s Day is this Sunday June 16th. The very first Father’s Day took place back on June 17, 1910, after aRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Johnny Cash

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common topic. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week we are paying tribute to the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash. This past Tuesday, February 26th, marked what wouldRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Veteran’s Day

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This Sunday November 11th will be Veteran’s Day so today we are looking at songs that pay respect to Veterans and thatRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Americana

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Memorable Musical Couples

It’s time again for the weekly installment of Friday on My Mind. This post is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News, in which we mull around a musically inclined idea each and every week. Yesterday would have marked the 44th wedding anniversary of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. Today we’re salutingRead more...

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Video Roundup: Lucky Thirteen!

Today’s your lucky day! Although Friday the 13th is known to be a day of unfortunate accidents, faux pas, and all around unhappy occurrences that we chalk up to “bad luck,” as any gambler knows, luck can turn on a dime. Gathered here in this video roundup are songs that we hope will change yourRead more...

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