Johnny Cash: l'album "perduto"

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Si chiama ‘Out Among The Stars’ il disco perduto di Johnny Cash che il compianto artista americano registrò tra il 1981 e il 1984, in uno dei momenti più difficili della sua carriera, al fianco di Billy Sherrill che fu imposto dalla Columbia per tentare di risollevare le sorti dell’intera “baracca”. Trent’anni dopo, a ridare vita al disco, ci ha pensato il figlio John Carter Cash assieme agli archivisti della Legacy Recordings. “They never threw anything awa. 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. We were so excited when we discovered this. We were like, my goodness this is a beautiful record that nobody has ever heard. Johnny Cash is in the very prime of his voice for his lifetime. He’s pitch perfect. It’s seldom where there’s more than one vocal take. They’re a live take and they’re perfect”. L’album esce il 25 marzo e contiene 12 brani tra cui un duetto con Waylon Jennings e due con la moglie June. Il primo brano inedito (“lost”) è la ballata ‘She Used to Love Me a Lot’ che il figlio John introduce così: “I really love this song. The depth that’s there reminds me of the real serious stuff that Dad did later in his life. And I truly think it’s one of the beautiful undiscovered gems in my dad’s catalog”. GUARDA VIDEO