Contact Us

Shelby Lynne Pays Tribute to Johnny Cash With ‘Why Me Lord?’ – Video Premiere

Shelby Lynn
'Walk the Line'

Several country music legends came to the set of ‘Austin City Limits’ in April to pay tribute to one man: Johnny Cash. The Man in Black would have celebrated his 80th birthday this year, and stars like Shelby Lynne, Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Ronnie Dunn and Kris Kristofferson couldn’t let the day pass without a party.

This video of Lynne performing Cash’s ‘Why Me Lord?’ was recorded at the event, and on August 7, will be available on CD and DVD with the rest of the performances. Taste of Country has your exclusive preview of this rendition from ‘Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash.’

As previously reported, Legacy Recordings is set to release the CD/DVD of the all-star concert in Austin, Texas. Lynne’s ‘Why Me Lord?’ was undoubtedly one of the evening’s highlights, though she also did a duet of ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’ with Train singer Pat Monahan while onstage.

Matthew McConaughey hosted the Johnny Cash tribute event (read our review here), and additional appearances were made by Sheryl Crow, Shooter Jennings and Lucinda Williams. The show took place on April 20, 2012 at the Moody Theatre and paid tribute to Cash’s music, roots and legacy.

Cash died in 2003 at the age of 71.

Watch Shelby Lynne Perform Johnny Cash’s ‘Why Me Lord?’

More From Cat Country

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://catcountry1029.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Cat Country 102.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Cat Country 102.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!