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Friday, December 2, 2005

Re: Walk the Line

Posted by on December 2 at 11:47 AM

I would encourage Kim, Gillian, and anyone else who enjoyed the Johnny-June love story in the biopic Walk The Line to read the excellent 2002 non-fiction work Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?: The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music by Mark Zwonitzer and Charles Hirshberg. June Carter is one of the most underrated country artists and all-around good-hearted human beings ever; the stories of her devotion to both Johnny and Hank Williams in the text are inspirational, and some of her other antics will have you in stitches. Her new career-spanning 2-CD set Keep on the Sunny Side - June Carter Cash: Her Life In Music is none too shabby neither.