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Million Dollar Quartet – Liverpool Empire

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Book: Colin Escott &Flloyd Mutrix Conceived by Flloyd Mutrix Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: John Roberts On one cold Memphis evening on December 4, 1956 - at the famous Sun Studios, legendary record producer Sam Phillips was in a recording studio laying down tracks for recent number one artist Carl Philips... playing for him that session was an unknown live-wire pianist called ...

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Million Dollar Quartet – The Grand, Leeds

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Writers: Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrix Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Holly Spanner It’s the fourth of December 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee. In a small recording studio on 706 Union Avenue, a seminal moment in rock n’ roll history is taking place; an impromptu jam session between Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash. And, as far as ...

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CD REVIEW: Norbert Leo Butz – Girls, Girls, Girls

Reviewer: Holly Spanner Girls, Girls, Girls is considerably deeper than the title suggests. Perhaps this is the point, but there’s no denying it gets straight to the heart of the material. Originally conceived for a concert in 2013, the subject matter is reflective of Butz’s quest to better understand the women in his life, and with three daughters, a wife, ...

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MANC MINI: A Boy Called Cash

Monty Cotton as Johnny Cash

Our Manc Mini series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at the North West’s largest arts festival. Monty Cotton tells us about his showA Boy Named Cash, which he will be performing at The Salford Arts Theatre. How would you describe your show in one sentence? A modern interpretation and impersonation of Johnny Cash full of ...

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The Johnny Cash Story – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen The turbulent life of Johnny Cash has fascinated audiences for decades, even being turned into a hit film in 2005. But while Roger Dean’s own interpretation lacks the drama of Walk The Line, he tells a rich and detailed story of how the man in black became a household name. The Lowry’s intimate Quays Theatre was the ...

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The Johnny Cash Roadshow, Grand Opera House, York

Reviewer: Janet Jepson For the true Johnny Cash fan this show is a treat; for the casual listener it’s a well put-together musical evening. All the great hits from “the man in black” are there, including ‘Walk the Line’ and ‘Ring of Fire’, alongside some of the lesser known ones such as ‘Cry, Cry, Cry’ which was his first recording ...

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The Jonny Cash Roadshow – The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Music/Lyircs: Jonny Cash Writer/Director: Clive John Reviewer: Francesca Parker Although Jonny Cash may no longer be with us, his musical genius and spirit is certainly alive and well. The Jonny Cash Roadshow has dedicated itself to celebrating the life of the ‘man in black’ and performs songs spanning from 1955 to 2002. The show reveals the multifaceted nature of Cash, ...

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