Cash's 'Tennessee 3' to Be in Singer's Region 8 Home Town Saturday

MARCH 17, 2006 - Posted at 5:08 p.m. CST

DYESS, AR - Members of Johnny Cash's famed band The Tennessee Three will be in the singer's Region 8 hometown of Dyess tomorrow.

Bob Wooten, W.S. Holland and Marshall Grant will be in Dyess to discuss details of their upcoming concert there in July.  The Tennessee Three will perform at an event known as 'Dyess Days' on the weekend of July 7-9.  Also scheduled to perform are Cash's younger brother, Tommy Cash and Osceola native and Nashville Star winner Buddy Jewell.

According to Dyess Mayor Larry Sims, The Tennessee Three will arrive in Dyess in Cash's former tour bus "The J.R. Unit One."  Sims says the band will meet with the public for a photo and autograph session between 4 and 6 p.m.

Dyess was immortalized in film in the recent biographical movie about Cash, "Walk The Line."