The Spirit of Johnny Cash

Why book The Spirit of Johnny Cash?

Tribute artist Harold Ford & The Cash Band with Laura Lucy as "Our June".
An exceptional performance, Harold's striking resemblance to Johnny Cash elevates him to a class of his own. Possessing a stage presence and charisma akin to Johnny Cash along with the deep Cash bass baritone voice and Cash looks, his performance is nothing short of eerie and ghostly.
The Cash Band, a team of highly trained professional musicians, recreate the authentic sound of The Tennessee Three and Johnny's later years, with a bit of The Highwaymen.
Laura Lucy embodies the spirit of June with her captivating presence and light hearted nature.
The endearing harmonies of Johnny and June are recreated and come alive.

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Reviews

Review by Claude G.

It was a pleasure working with Mr. Ford & his staff. Together we were able to coordinate the promotion & show. I must say that the Spirit of Johnny Cash show brought my club to its 200 capacity, with a very pleased crowd. I am so pleased, it would be a pleasure to work with Mr. Ford sometime in the future.

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Reviewer: Claude G.
Organization: Buckboard Inc.
Event: Concert Venue in Ballston Spa, NY
Event Date: Mar 13, 2010
Hired As: Johnny Cash Impersonator

Response from The Spirit of Johnny Cash:

Performing at Buckboards was our pleasure.
Thank you Buckboards and your patrons for an unforgettable great time by all involved.
Harold Ford & The Cash Band

Review by Jay K.

Great audience appeal!

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Reviewer: Jay K.
Organization: Fort Salem Theater
Event: Concert Venue in Salem, NY
Event Date: Feb 27, 2010
Hired As: Johnny Cash Impersonator, Country Band, Johnny Cash Impersonator, Singing Guitarist, Tribute Artist, Tribute Band

Response from The Spirit of Johnny Cash:

The show was loads of fun! Crowd was great!!! Thank you for inviting us back, we look forward to that.
Harold Ford & The Cash Band

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 50 - 120 minutes
  • Fee: please contact for info

Overview

"The Spirit of Johnny Cash" is a concert dedicated to the extraordinary music of Johnny Cash.

Harold Ford, Laura Lucy & The Cash Band present Johnny Cash's music in an informal ensemble of songs, spanning his entire career, creating a concert similar to what Johnny Cash would have produced and performed.

True to Johnny's style of showcasing guest artists and sharing the stage, you will hear The Highwaymen and Carter family songs as well as Statler brother harmonies recreated.

The Cash Band is an extraordinarily talented team of four musicians (lead guitar, upright bass, drums, rhythm guitar) and vocalists who authentically recreate the sounds of Johnny Cash's rhythm section. From the distinct lead guitar of Luther Perkins (Sten Isachsen) to the upright slap bass of Marshall Grant (Mitch Throop) expect a brilliant sound.

Laura Lucy, as June Carter, embodies June's playful nature as she wraps the audience around her little finger. The endearing harmonies of Johnny and June come alive.

As every note unfolds, audiences sit mesmerized by the performance of Harold Ford and leave stunned. This is a remarkable and memorable show.

This concert is the closet you will ever get to Johnny Cash.

Additional Booking Notes

We have a full press kit for venues use, including our press release and posters.
We offer in depth support in marketing to insure a successful show.

The Spirit of Johnny Cash

It is with great reverence for Johnny Cash, that I am inspired to continue his music and keep his torch burning.

The human struggles and challenges which Johnny Cash sang about are as prevalent today as they were throughout his career, which spanned over three generations of devoted listeners. He moved us all to look deep, with greater compassion and understanding at ourselves and others.

The members of The Cash Band and I strive to remain true to the humanity that was such an important part of Johnny’s music.

The mission of Harold Ford & The Cash Band is to carry on the spirit message and music of Johnny Cash.

- Harold Ford

The team providing the talent:

Harold Ford

Johnny Cash - Acustic Guitar

Laura Lucy

June Carter

Sten Isachsen

Lead Guitar

Mitch Throop

Upright Bass

Peter Maine

Drums

Les Wheeler

Rhythm Guitar

Set List

SONGS:
All Over Again
Big River
Boy Named Sue
Busted
Chicken in Black
Cocaine Blues
Cry, Cry, Cry
Daddy Sang Bass
Darlin’ Companion
Delia's Gone
Don't Take Your Guns To Town
Farside Banks of Jordan
Five Feet High
Folsom Prison Blues
Get Rhythm
Ghost Riders
Give My Love to Rose
Gone Again
Guess Things Happen That Way
Guitar Pickin’ Man
Hey Porter
Highwayman
Hung My Head
Hurt
I Saw the Light
I Still Miss Someone
It Ain’t Me Babe
Jackson
Luther Played The Boogie
Man in Black
O Danny Boy
One Piece At A Time
Oney
Orange Blossom Special
Ring of Fire
Sam Hall
Sunday Morning Comin’ Down
Tennessee Stud
Train of Love
Walk the Line
Wall/Long Black Veil

Influences & Inspiration

Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash!!!

Setup Requirements

Stage Plot & Specs provided upon request

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