Commemorative Vinyl of Rosanne Cash’s "The Sunken Lands" For Sale Through the Historic Dyess Colony and Johnny Cash Boyhood Home
JONESBORO -- A commemorative vinyl record of Rosanne Cash’s “The Sunken Lands” is for sale through the Historic Dyess Colony and Johnny Cash Boyhood Home.
Cash’s album, The River & The Thread, received three Grammy nominations. “The Sunken Lands” is a single from the album, No. 1 on the Americana Top 100 Albums of the year.
Watch Rosanne Cash's reaction to the boyhood home restoration.
“We are excited that Rosanne chose to support our work with this special limited edition record,” Dr. Ruth Hawkins, director of the A-State Heritage Sites program said.
Sales of the limited edition 45 rpm record benefit the operations of the Arkansas State Heritage Site. The records can be purchased at the Dyess Colony Administration Building gift shop or through the A-State Foundation for $10.
Cash and Blue Note Records participated in donating the records to A-State.
“We received only 200 of these collectible records,” Hawkins said. “It is a perfect holiday gift for anyone interested in the Cash family or our Heritage Sites.”
Inspired by the region’s impact on her grandmother’s life in the small home near Dyess, “The Sunken Lands” record shows a period photograph of the restored Johnny Cash Boyhood Home.
For more information on the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home or the Dyess Colony, go to DyessCash.AState.edu.