Jack Clement Marks Milestone With Apple's iTunes And Johnny Cash
"Guess Things Happen That Way" Is Site's
10 BILLIONTH Download
Nashville, TN (March 4, 2010) -- Legendary songwriter "Cowboy" Jack
Clement celebrated yet another milestone on February 26
when Apple's iTunes store announced their 10 billionth download: Guess Things Happen That Way,
a song penned by Clement and sung by Johnny Cash.
When Cash's hit was released in the 1950s, Clement was
launching his musical adventure at Sun Records, a career that would
grow to encompass songwriting, arranging, recording and producing - and
flourish for nearly six decades. A "jack of all trades," Cowboy
continues to be active on the musical scene, currently hosting the Cowboy Jack Show on Sirius Satellite Radio's
Outlaw Country Channel 63, XM 13 which airs on
Saturdays (2-6 p.m. ET) and Sundays (6 - 10 p.m. ET), writing songs and
philosophizing. Upcoming projects include the development of a
television series and preparations for a live event to benefit the
National Health Care for the Homeless Council with The Old Crow
Medicine Show, Marley's Ghost and special guests at Nashville's
Theatre on April 29.
A member of the Nashville
Songwriters Hall of Fame, Jack has written hits for
countless stars of multiple genres. Among the songs he's most famous
for are: Ballad of a
Teenage Queen, I Know One, Got Leavin' on Her Mind, Just A Girl I Used
to Know, Let's All Help the Cowboy Sing the Blues and Dirty Old Egg Sucking Dog.
A visionary producer who helped launch the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis,
Charley Pride and George Jones, Clement has produced Louis Armstrong,
Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Roy Orbison, Townes Van Zandt, Carl
Perkins and U2.
Fans can see photos from the legendary Cowboy Arms Hotel &
Recording Spa, read Jack's unique philosophies and
songwriting tips, hear audio clips and enjoy videos. You can also
sign up for the Cowboy Jack Clement monthly email newsletter at www.cowboyjackclement.com.
(Photo Credit: Thom Bresh)