Rosanne Cash takes on Congress to defend the rights of artists

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Rosanne Cash headed to Washington, D.C. yesterday, Wednesday, June 25, where she testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee about musicians and their rights and concerns in this digital music age. 

“I am honored to have been asked by the Americana Music Association to represent musicians, songwriters and recording artists in these hearings. As a singer/songwriter who has been in the music business for 35 years, I look forward to sharing with Washington leaders some of the deep concerns all musicians share in the new digital economy. Creative people deserve fair compensation when their work is used by others,” Cash said in an earlier release.

Her full testimony (via American Songwriter / PDF) is after the jump …

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‘Unsigned Only’ music contest judges will include Dustin Lynch, Craig Morgan and Roseanne Cash

Facebook Unsigned Only  is a unique music competition designed for solo artists, bands, and singers all over the world who are not signed to a major label record company or…

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Rosanne Cash launching new album with television appearances

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Rosanne Cash’s new album, The River & The Thread, comes out January 14 on Blue Note Records and she will be celebrating with a series of high profile media appearances and performances. Week of release, she will perform on “Late Show with David Letterman” (Thursday, January 16), NPR’s “Morning Edition” will profile the album and Cash will be doing an in-store performance and signing at the Barnes & Noble in NYC’s Union Square. Other release week activities include a special live hour-long broadcast on New York station WFUV (January 13th at 8 PM) and appearances on NPR’s “World Café,” the syndicated show “Acoustic Café” and the talk radio institution “Imus in the Morning.” 

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LIFE Unseen: Johnny Cash book. (Special Release) – Review

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          So LIFE magazine has released a special issue in honor of the Legendary Johnny Cash. This LIFE book is filled with rare and never-seen photographs of The Man in Black’s life. It’s 112 pages chalk-full of photographs of Cash’s personal and professional life. The special book also contains Reminiscences by Rosanne Cash (Johnny Cash’s Eldest daughter) and John Carter Cash (Johnny and June’s only child together). LIFE also includes a short, simple bio of Cash as well. 

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