“I Walk the Line,” “Ring of Fire,” “A Boy Named Sue,”  “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” “Jackson,” “Hurt”…behind each of these enduring hits is a story that is distinctly Johnny Cash

On Sunday, October 7, Ovation, the only network celebrating art, artists and all forms of artistic storytelling, will premiere Song by Song: Johnny Cash, an original six-part series that zooms in on the life story of the legendary singer/songwriter like never before.  Each of the six episodes reveals the true character behind the man and the image through one of his most significant hit songs..  Two episodes will debut back-to-back at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT and 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT each Sunday night on Ovation. Also, Check out Song By Song: Johnny Cash Facebook Page by clicking HERE.

Every Johnny Cash song featured in the series provides insight into the unparalleled drama of a passionate life fully lived and a bold, iconic career, illustrating this remarkable artist’s resilience, fortitude, love, compassion, rebelliousness, honesty and profound spirituality.  The author of more than 400 songs, yielding 100 top 40 country hits, as well as dozens of crossover pop hits, Johnny Cash has touched and influenced artists across multiple generations.  The documentary series features rare interviews about the legend with such great talents as Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Shelby Lynne, Marty Stuart, Rodney Crowell, George Jones, Grace Potter, Shooter Jennings, David Wild, Billy Bob Thornton, Chris Isaak, Ben Folds, John Carter Cash, Peter Cooper, Josh Thompson, Ken Paulson, Peter Collins, Yelawolf and Justin Townes Earle. The series, narrated by musician John Bohlinger,  highlights Cash’s multi-generational impact on America music and culture.

Song by Song: Johnny Cash is produced for Ovation by TH Entertainment LLC.

6 replies on “Ovation TV To Premiere Six-Part Series Song by Song: Johnny Cash October 7”

  1. How can I get access to Ovation TV. I have Dish Network and do not see that listed as an option. Can I get this on line? Thank YOu

    1. Hi Jan,
      Ovation is on Dish, DirecTV, ATT, Time Warner and Comcast (along with some smaller distributors). You can use the zipcode finder on their homepage http://www.ovationtv.com/ to find the channel on your cable system. Hope this helps!

  2. My wife and I just watched it – AWESOME!!!! Great job, we need more of this type of programming.

  3. Who was interviewed after Merle Haggard with gray cropped hair and jean jacket for Johhny Cash documentary aired 2/23?

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