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Sothebys to Auction the Property from the Estate of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash
Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash are a part of southern music history, from the Carter Family to the Man in Black. Between September 14-16, 2004, the property of their estate will be auctioned by Sothebys in New York City. Among the items up for bid: a handmade banjo lute owned by Mother Maybelle Carter; a photo of Elvis Presley with his inscription to June Carter Cash; the 1967 Grammy Award for “Jackson”; Johnny Cash’s handwritten lyrics to “Going, Going, Gone”; and a group of Jimmie Rodgers memorabilia. [Photo credit: Roger Prigent]
Southern Book Award Winners Announced
The Southern Book Critics Circle has selected their nominations for the 2004 Southern Book Awards. They are:
The awards that will be presented to the winners at the Southern Festival of Books, which will be held in Memphis, Tennessee, October 8-10.