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Johnny Marr: ‘If I was in the pub I wouldn’t have written the riff in ‘How Soon Is Now'”

Johnny Marr has spoken about the famous riff in The Smiths' 'How Soon Is Now', saying that his bandmates were at the pub when he came up with it, adding that if he was with them it might never have been written.

Johnny Cash’s childhood home opens to the public

Johnny Cash's childhood home has been opened to the public, as part of a bid to boost the town he grew up in. Cash moved into the house in Dyess, Arkansas, in 1935 when he was three. The town was an experiment in president Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programme, which aimed to help the US economy bounce back from the Great Depression. The Cashes were among 500 families specially selected by the initiative to be given a small home, some farm land, money and a mule to try and rebuild their lives.

Johnny Depp contributes to ‘lost’ Bob Dylan collection

Johnny Depp features on a new album based on the 'lost' lyrics of Bob Dylan. Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes also features Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons, Elvis Costello and Jim James of My Morning Jacket as well as Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes on the T Bone Burnett produced record.

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