Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 04/22/2011

Johnny Cash concert planned to restore childhood home

Johnny Cash. (MARK HILL - AP)
Johnny Cash’s childhood home will be seeing a second life as a museum dedicated to the singer. The depression-era home in Dyess, Ark., was purchased by Arkansas State University, which plans to restore it in order to turn it into a tribute to the Johnny Cash legacy.

In order to raise funds, the university has organized a “Johnny Cash Music Festival,” with Cash’s family. His daughter Rosanne Cash, along with his brother, son and granddaughter will perform, as will his friend Kris Kristofferson.

Here’s a little of the man, singing from beyond the grave:

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