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Derek and The Dominos Featured In Two Upcoming Johnny Cash Projects

Published // 10.Aug.07

Film footage of Derek and The Dominos (Eric Clapton, Bobby Whitlock, Jim Gordon, Carl Radle) is to be included in two new Johnny Cash projects. On 5 November 1970, the Dominos appeared on Johnny Cash's variety show which aired on U.S. Television between 1969 and 1971. Their appearance was filmed at the Ryman Auditorium, in Nashville, Tennesee. It was with this band that Eric Clapton recorded the the landmark album, "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs."

"Johnny Cash: A Man and His Vision" will premiere on PBS affiliate WLIW-TV (Channel 21) in New York on 11 August 2007 at 7PM. Additional broadcasts will follow by other affiliates around the country. According to PBS, "Johnny Cash: A Man and His Vision" is a musical and narrative overview of one of the most innovative variety shows in television history. Cash exposed America to an eclectic array of talent by inviting viewers to "ride that train" with him across state lines, color lines, party lines and the Mason-Dixon line. Although in production for only 15 months, an astounding 58 episodes were produced. Guests were not only established artists like Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Ray Charles, but up-and-comers. In the PBS special, Derek & The Dominos will be seen performing the two songs that aired back in 1970, "Its Too Late" and "Matchbox" with Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash.

CMV / Columbia / Sony Legacy will release "The Best of the Johnny Cash TV Show" on 18 September 2007 in the US. Hosted by Kris Kristofferson, it will include 64 performances compiled from all 58 episodes. Included in the DVD are both songs from Derek & The Dominos appearance. The also set features new interviews with John Carter Cash, Tennessee Three bassist Marshall Grant, Hank Williams, Jr., musical arranger Bill Walker, and hairstylist Penny Lane. A single disc companion CD will also be released on that date. A track list for the CD has not yet known.

Johnny Cash: A Man and His Vision - Check PBS For Local Broadcast Schedules

The Best of the Johnny Cash TV Show (DVD) - available 18 September

The Johnny Cash TV Show (2 DVD set)

DVD Tracklist
1 Johnny Cash / Ring of Fire
2 Bob Dylan / I Threw It All Away
3 Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan / Girl From the North Country
4 Kris Kristofferson / Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)
5 Louis Armstrong and Johnny Cash / Blue Yodel #9
6 Stevie Wonder / Heaven Help Us All
7 Creedence Clearwater Revival / Bad Moon Rising
8 Linda Ronstadt and Johnny Cash / I Will Never Marry
9 George Jones and Johnny Cash / White Lightning
10 George Jones / Medley: She Thinks I Still Care - The Love Bug - The Race Is On
11 Johnny Cash / Hey Porter
12 Waylon Jennings / Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line
13 Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash / The Singing Star's Queen
14 Waylon Jennings / Brown Eyed Handsome Man
15 Tammy Wynette / Stand by Your Man
16 Marty Robbins / Medley: Big Iron - Running Gun - El Paso
17 Johnny Cash / Ride This Train
18 Johnny Cash / As Long as the Grass Shall Grow
19 Johnny Cash / Man in Black
20 James Taylor / Sweet Baby James
21 Pete Seeger / Cripple Creek
22 Pete Seeger and Johnny Cash / Worried Man Blues
23 Johnny Cash / Sunday Morning Coming Down
24 Johnny Cash / Old Time Religion
25 Johnny Cash / A Wonderful Time Up There
26 Johnny Cash, the Carter Family, the Statler Brothers, Carl Perkins, and the Tennessee Three / Daddy Sang Bass
27 Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters / Wildwood Flower
28 Neil Young / The Needle and the Damage Done
29 Johnny Cash / Tennessee Flat Top Box
30 Joni Mitchell and Johnny Cash / Long Black Veil
31 Johnny Cash / Big River
32 Johnny Cash / I Walk the Line
33 June Carter Cash / A Good Man
34 Derek and the Dominoes / It's Too Late
35 Derek and the Dominoes With Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins / Matchbox
36 Charley Pride / Able Bodied Man
37 Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys / Blue Moon of Kentucky
38 Loretta Lynn / I Know How
39 Jerry Lee Lewis / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
40 Johnny Cash / Ride This Train (America the Beautiful - This Land Is Your Land)
41 The Everly Brothers With Ike Everly and Johnny Cash / Silver Haired Daddy of Mine
42 Ray Charles / Ring of Fire
43 Johnny Cash / A Boy Named Sue
44 Conway Twitty / Hello Darlin'
45 Mother Maybelle Carter / Black Mountain Rag
46 Neil Diamond / Cracklin' Rosie
47 Ray Price / For the Good Times
48 Roy Orbison / Crying
49 Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash / Oh, Pretty Woman
50 Johnny Cash / Wanted Man
51 Chet Atkins / Medley: Country Gentleman - Mister Sandman - Wildwood Flower - Freight Train
52 June Carter Cash With Homer and Jethro / Baby It's Cold Outside
53 Merle Haggard / No Hard Time Blues
54 Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash / Sing Me Back Home
55 Carl Perkins / Blue Suede Shoes
56 Johnny Cash, the Carter Family and Carl Perkins / The Old Account Was Settled Long Ago
57 The Statler Brothers / Flowers on the Wall
58 Roy Clark / Medley: In the Summertime - 12th Street Rag
59 Johnny Cash / Working Man Blues
60 Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash / Jackson
61 Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash / Turn Around
62 Johnny Cash / I Love You Because
63 Hank Williams, Jr. / Medley: You Win Again - Cold Cold Heart - I Can't Help It If I'm Still in Love With You - Half As Much
64 Johnny Cash / Folsom Prison Blues