Marty Stuart Pays Tribute To His Late Father-In-Law Johnny Cash with ‘I’ve Been Around’ -
Nick Kontonicolas and Marty Stuart

Nick Kontonicolas and Marty Stuart at Nick's birthday party 2020.

Marty Stuart Pays Tribute To His Late Father-In-Law Johnny Cash with ‘I’ve Been Around’

by on January 11, 2021

in News,Noise Pro

Country legend Marty Stuart has honored his late father-in-law and, Johnny Cash with a newly released music video for the song ‘I’ve Been Around’.

The new video for ‘I’ve Been Around’ was directed by Johnny’s son John Carter Cash and features vibrant footage of Stuart and Cash shot around Henderson, Tennessee at the Cash Cabin Studio.

The Noise Network’s Chief Operating Officer Nick Kontonicolas was blown away with the new song with Marty Stuart. “This is such a touching song with a reverent video by John Carter Cash showcasing Marty’s genuine love and respect for Johnny,” Nick says. “In the time I have gotten to know Marty I’ve witnessed a genuine passion in not only what he does but also in his devotion to keeping the legends before him alive”.

‘I’ve Been Around’ features words by Johnny Cash and music by Marty Stuart. The song is part of the ‘Forever Words’ project which began in 2018 and was expanded in 2020. ‘Forever Words’ puts to music poems by Johnny Cash from the 2016 book ‘Forever Words: The Unknown Poems’. Further expansion is scheduled for February 5 and April 2, 2021.’s Chief Executive Paul Cashmere says, “In a forever evolving world ‘I’ve Been Around’ is a beautiful document of Johnny’s legacy as the torch is passed from one legend to another. Marty Stuart is doing historic work with Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music in Philadelphia, Mississippi. ‘I’ve Been Around’ timestamps their crossroads.”

Marty was married to Johnny’s daughter Cindy between 1983 and 1988. He was a member of Johnny Cash’s band from 1980 to 1985 before going solo.

Work on Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music is continuing throughout 2021. The $30 million project will include a performance space, museum and education facility. Marty Stuart is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame and a five-time Grammy winner.

“Looking back now, I feel Dad would be proud to know his voice and spirit carry on here, in these Forever Words,” John Carter Cash said.

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

NEW: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Related Posts

‘Always On My Mind’ Songwriter Mark James Dies at 83

Mark James, composer of the Elvis hits ‘Always On My Mind’ and ‘Suspicious Minds’, has died in Nashville at age 83.

2 days ago
Charlie Musselwhite by Andrea Zucker
Charlie Musselwhite Australian Tour Opening Acts Revealed

Fiona Boyes, Frank Sultana, Dana Gehrman, Dave Brewer and The Night Owls will open for Charlie Musselwhite at his shows around Australia in September.

4 days ago
Françiose Hardy
French Singer Françoise Hardy Dies At 80

French pop singer Françoise Hardy has died at age 80 after a 20 year battle with cancer. Hardy was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 2004 and later laryngeal cancer.

4 days ago
Paul McCartney Got Back 2023
Paul McCartney Announces South America Dates

Paul McCartney is getting back to South America in October with shows for Uruguay, Argentina, Chile and Peru.

5 days ago
Engelbert in Melbourne by Winston Robinson
Engelbert Humperdinck Confirms Last Australian Tour Is Not His Last Australian Tour

While Engelbert Humperdinck’s current tour was billed ‘The Last Waltz Farewell Tour’ the 88-year old entertainment says the last Australian tour was not his last Australian tour. In fact, quoting the lyrics of his classic song “The last waltz will last forever”.

June 6, 2024
Bill Armstrong
Recording Legend Bill Armstrong Donates Royalties From Historic Recordings To ARCA

Australian audio pioneer Bill Armstrong has donated his royalties from 42 historic Australian jazz recordings from his Bilarm Music and Swaggie Records labels.

June 5, 2024
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Deep Purple Release Second New Song for 2024 ‘Pictures of You’

‘Pictures of You’ is the second new song from Deep Purple for 2024. The track is from the ‘=1’ album due 19 July 2024.

June 5, 2024