True Music Fans Would Never Miss The Johnny Cash Heritage Festival In Arkansas
One of Arkansas’ most beloved musicians is being celebrated this weekend with a spectacular festival. There’s no better time to visit Johnny Cash’s boyhood home in Arkansas than at the upcoming 50th Anniversary Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. If you haven’t visited the Dyess Colony before, read this article to get a quick history lesson on the man in black’s home. Let’s walk the line to this one-of-a-kind music fest.
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Since no Cash article would be complete without a bit of music, here’s a rare clip of Cash performing with The Tennessee Three:
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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