Johnny Cash tribute album featuring Chris Cornell, Elvis Costello on the way

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Elvis Costello and the late Chris Cornell will be among several artists participating in the upcoming Johnny Cash tribute album Johnny Cash: Forever Words, for which details were announced earlier today.

The album will feature musical renditions of poems written by Cash previously published in the book Forever Words: The Unknown Poems. The album will be released on April 6.

Below is a look at the track list (via SPIN) along with a look at the other artists involved.

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1. “Forever/I Still Miss Someone” – Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson
2. “To June This Morning” – Ruston Kelly and Kacey Musgraves
3. “Gold All Over the Ground” – Brad Paisley
4. “You Never Knew My Mind” – Chris Cornell
5. “The Captain’s Daughter” – Alison Krauss and Union Station
6. “Jellico Coal Man” – T. Bone Burnett
7. “The Walking Wounded” – Rosanne Cash
8. “Them Double Blues” – John Mellencamp
9. “Body on Body” – Jewel
10. “I’ll Still Love You” – Elvis Costello
11. “June’s Sundown” – Carlene Carter
12. “He Bore It All” – Daily and Vincent
13. “Chinky Pin Hill” – I’m With Her
14. “Goin’, Goin’, Gone” – Robert Glasper featuring Ro James, and Anu Sun
15. “What Would I Dreamer Do?” – The Jayhawks
16. “Spirit Rider” – Jamey Johnson

Check out the trailer for the album below:

“I really tried to feel what he would have thought about it and it felt like a collaboration,” Cash’s daughter Rosanne said in the trailer. “I think he’d be proud of it. I am.”

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