Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 5

Ray Charles’ Message At The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute (2003)

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The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute, A Celebration of Friends And Family, directed by Alan Carter, was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on 10 November 2003 and first aired by CMT on 15 November. Ray contributed through a concise video message.

Performers: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones, Hank Williams Jr., Larry Gatlin, Jack Clement, Johnny Western, Jimmy Tittle, Sheryl Crow, Laura Cash, Steve Earle, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Marshall Grant, Travis Tritt, John Mellencamp, Rodney Crowell, Marty Stuart, Kid Rock and Randy Scruggs. Others sending tribute video statements included Bono, Dan Rather, Whoopi Goldberg, the Rev. Billy Graham and Trent Reznor.


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