Lost Johnny Cash Album To Be Released in March

Posted on December 10, 2013 | by David Knowles

The man in black will ride again. 

A never-before-heard album recorded by Johnny Cash in the early 1980s will be released in March, the Associated Press reports. 

Cash recorded the material for "Out Among the Stars" for Columbia Records, but the album didn't see the light of day before the label dropped Cash in 1986. 

Fortunately, June Carter Cash held onto the master tapes. 

"They never threw anything away," John Carter Cash, the son of the legendary artists, told the AP. "They kept everything in their lives. They had an archive that had everything in it from the original audio tapes from `The Johnny Cash Show' to random things like a camel saddle, a gift from the prince of Saudi Arabia."

While "Out Among the Stars" was cut during an especially difficult period of Cash's life, we're still looking forward to hearing the lost tunes. The video above is of Cash performing his song "Get Rhythm" in 1982. 

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