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Catching Up with Tommy Cash

When you first hear him speak in his deep voice it reminds you instantly of his brother, the late Johnny Cash, but after speaking with him you quickly understand that Tommy Cash has made his mark and has given us great country music outside the shadow of his brother.

His recording career in the late 60’s and early 70’s produced the kind of country music that all traditional country music lovers pray they will hear again on the radio.  With two top 10 singles, One Song Awa, Rise and Shine, and his number 1 hit “Six White Horses” you wonder why he never dreamed that at age 69 he would get to record another album.

“Fade to Black” features duets with country music greats like George Jones, Marty Stuart and his sister, Joanne Cash.   Along with a few tribute songs to honor his brother Johnny, “Fade to Black” promises to take you deep into country music roots and will leave a lasting impression.

Tommy says he cannot step onto a stage with “just jeans and a t-shirt on”.  He says he know that the people came out to see a show and he enjoys dressing up and giving it 100% every night.


Here is a clip from CMTT’s interview with Tommy talking about his Johnny Cash Tribute Show that is still playing to sell out crowds in the US and overseas.

Just recently while out touring to promote “Fade to Black” Tommy was taken by surprise when he was presented with the “Colonel Aide de Camp,” an honorary commission in the State of Tennessee that has been awarded to individuals for meritorious service since 1943.

You can pick up a copy of Tommy’s “Fade to Black” CD and find upcoming tour dates at www.tommycash.com

We have two autographed copies of “Fade to Black” to giveaway!  Just leave us a comment (include your email address) and we will pick two winners at random next Monday!

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11 Responses to “Catching Up with Tommy Cash”

  1. Pamela says:

    This family is country music roaylty. everyone is involved in music it seems. which is very fortunate for country fans!

  2. dale schmucker says:

    the cash family has entertained us for year. It is great.

  3. calamityannie says:

    I was lucky enough to meet him some years ago – he is not only a great entertainer but a kind and wonderful person. I will be awaiting his new music!

  4. Paul W Dennis says:

    I’ve seen Tommy on several occasions – as far back as 1968 and as recently as 2008 .

    One heck of a nice guy and a very talented singer

  5. Sabrina5000 says:

    Glad to see Tommy is still recording. He sounds great.

  6. SolakNC says:

    Really looking forward to Tommy’s new album. Have enjoyed his and the familys’ music for decades!

  7. I enjoy listening to all the Cash relatives sing. They are very talemted.

  8. Craig Wallin says:

    My daughter, Sara Wallin did a show in Montevideo, MN in August of 2009 with Tommy. What a proud father I was to see her sing with Country Music Royalty. Thanks for being our friend Tommy! Happy Holidays and we’ll talk with you soon!

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