Tag Archives: Johnny Cash

Video Roundup: Dancing In The Dark with The Boss

Bruce Springsteen is playing tonight, right next door to KEXP’s New Home at Key Arena. He’ll be revisiting his 1980 album The River, which was just re-released as a 35th anniversary box set at the end of last year. If you can’t get tickets, watching videos on YouTube could be the next best thing. TheRead more…

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People Power KEXP: Van Wolfe

Already in 2016, you’ve heard icons including David Bowie, the Clash, and Johnny Cash honored on KEXP. Earlier this week, Funky Drummer Day shined the spotlight on the musicians responsible for some of history’s greatest breaks and beats. Music lovers like you who power commercial-free KEXP are just as vital to the sound of “musicRead more…

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International Cash Day: Cash ’68 by David Lasky

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In 1968, Johnny Cash experienced one of the most tumultuous years of his life: a divorce, an engagement, a Grammy Award, and the recording and release of At Folsom Prison, possibly his most iconic album in an already rich discography. For KEXP’s International Cash Day, we asked Seattle-based comics artist David Lasky to capture aRead more…

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International Cash Day: A Ring of Fire Video Roundup

On what would’ve been his 84th birthday, KEXP celebrates the 2nd Annual International Cash Day, a day of music honoring the legendary Johnny Cash. Tune in to KEXP all day, from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PT, as KEXP DJs play songs by The Man in Black himself, as well as covers by those whoRead more…

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Songs in the Key of D’oh: The Simpsons Video Roundup

Have a toast with a Duff Beer — today’s the birthday of Matt Groening, cartoonist and creator of beloved television series The Simpsons. Now in its 27th season, the show has established itself as the longest-running American sitcom of all time. (Take that, Gunsmoke!) Throughout their 587 episodes, the show has consistently had some ofRead more…

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International Cash Day Video Roundup

It all started with four lads from London with a brash attitude and a bone to pick with the system… oh wait, that’s what got us started on International Clash Day, a theme show based on a whim that became an annual event for KEXP DJs. As we thought about ongoing impact of The ClashRead more…

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Friday On My Mind: International Cash Day!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Yes. You read correctly. While we may all still be reeling from International Clash Day from last week, next Thursday, February 26th,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2014

It’s that time of year to reflect on the things you’re grateful for while eating copious amounts of food. KEXP has your soundtrack for all of that and more! Check out our Video Round-Up below, and be sure to tune in to The Afternoon Show on KEXP as guest DJ Brian Foss serves up aRead more…

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Video Roundup: Birthday with The Boss

Today, Bruce Springsteen turns 65 years old. SIXTY-FIVE. After a seven-year-old Bruce saw Elvis Presley performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, he knew he wanted to be a musician. Even as a teenager, he played concerts at Jersey trailer parks and at the Elks Lodge. And, somehow, over fifty years later, he hasRead more…

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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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