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By Antonino D'Ambrosio

A Heartbeat and a Guitar tells of the collaboration of 2 precise but attached musicians--iconoclast Johnny funds and pioneering folks artist Peter los angeles Farge-- Bitter Tears: Ballads of the yankee Indian, the album that stimulated the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan. during this intimate portrayal of the 2 musicians, D'Ambrosio interviewed surviving participants of Cash's band, his manufacturers, and admirers Pete Seeger and Kris Kristofferson. He renders a dramatic photograph of either an period of radical protest and the making of 1 of the main arguable and enduring works of political pop artwork of the 1960s.

A Heartbeat and a Guitar is the muse for the hot album “Look back to the Wind: Johnny Cash’s sour Tears revisited” that includes a collective of best Americana artists together with Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Gillian Welch, and Kris Kristofferson.

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