Roseanne Cash Sings Friday in Morristown at the Community Center

Roseanne Cash, daughter of the late Johnny Cash, has struck a balance between music & prose (Photo courtesy of the Daily Record)
by Bill Nutt for NJ Press Media
Daily Record

In interviews, Rosanne Cash is quick to acknowledge her main inspiration as a songwriter: Joni Mitchell.

The two share a number of traits. Both are acclaimed for their literate and introspective lyrics, their emotion-tinged vocals and their blurring lines among musical genres. So it makes sense that Cash would look to Mitchell as a role model.

It might puzzle some people that Cash doesn’t cite her famous father, the late Johnny Cash.

But from her earliest days as a performer, Rosanne Cash has sought to carve out her own distinctive musical identity. Listeners will have the chance to hear selections from her long career when she performs her blend of country, rock, folk and blues at the Community Theatre Friday evening.

Read the full article in the Daily Record.

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