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Cash’s preliminary track listing for his 2001 Grammy winner 285. Johnny Cash. Handwritten track list for his album entitled American III: Solitary Man, one lined page, 8.5 x 11.5, July 10, 2000, titled at the top, “John’s Long List,” and signed at the conclusion, “Johnny Cash.” Tentative track listing of 16 songs for American III, including “Solitary Man,” “One,” “I Won’t Back Down,” “Country Trash,” “Mary of the Wild Moor,” and “Wayfaring Stranger.” Next to the latter two, Cash writes “Sheryl?” and “Sheryl, Accordion & Vocals,” referring to Sheryl Crow, who did indeed play the accordion on both “Mary of the Wild Moor” and “Wayfaring Stranger.” In fine condition. The album’s final track listing varied slightly and was shorter, at just 14 songs. Cash won a Grammy for this album, taking home the 2001 Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance for his rendition of Neil Diamond’s classic, “Solitary Man.” Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.…(MB $200)

286. Johnny and June Carter Cash. Souvenir picture and song

book from 1966, 9 x 12, 32 pages, signed inside in ballpoint and felt tip by Johnny Cash, June Carter, Helen Carter, Maybelle Carter, Anita Carter, Harold Reid, Don Reid, Phil Balsley, and Lew DeWitt. In fine condition, with some creases and wear to spine; interior is crisp and clean. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.…(MB $200)

287.

Highwaymen.

Color limited edition 23 x 20.25 lithograph entitled ‘Waylon, Willie, Cash, and Kris ‘Highwaymen,’ May Sixth, Nineteen Hundred Eighty Five,’ numbered 51/225, signed in pencil. Also signed in pencil by the artist, Bill Imhoff. Triple-matted and framed to an overall size of 31 x 27.5. In fine condition, with some scattered light foxing along bottom border. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.…(MB $200)

The self-professed ‘sinner’ answers an insightful Bible study question invoking Saints Peter and John 288. Johnny Cash. Unsigned handwritten Bible study questionnaire answer, one page, 8.5 x 11. From Chapter Four of Acts Spiritual, Cash answers a question regarding when the Saints went against their leaders. Cash writes, in full: “The saints were not wrong in going against the orders of the Temple rulers. As Jesus had proclaimed in John 18.36 ‘My kingdom is not of this world.’ Peter and John were about the Father’s business still, doing the work of the kingdom. Earthly authority, national leaders or rulers could not understand the talk about the heavenly kingdom; at the same time they couldn’t stop the heavenly kingdom from coming. Peter and John know this. God’s kingdom and state were separate in their mind.” In fine condition. Cash was a devout, but troubled Christian, and a biblical scholar. Precertified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.…(MB $200)

Working lyrics to a Christmas duet with June 289. Johnny Cash. Hand-

written working lyrics to ‘Christmas With You,’ titled at the time of these lyrics ‘Christmas Here With You.’ Written as a duet to be sung by himself and June Carter, the lyrics read, in part, “The times that I’ve seen Christmas / Come and go now are two score / I wish you Merry Christmas / And I wish you many more / It’s good to see the children laugh / With joy the way they do / And it’s nice to spend Christmas here with you.” Along the left edge, Cash designates who is to sing each verse, writing “John,” six times, “June” once, and “Both,” three times. In fine condition, with intersecting folds. This song would appear on The Johnny Cash Family Christmas album released in 1972. Lyrics for Cash’s duets with June are rather uncommon. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.…(MB $200)

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