Some of rock & roll’s finest are lining up to perform as part of an upcoming tribute to the late, great Johnny Cash. CBS will be airing I Walk The Line: A Night For Johnny Cash on November 16, two days before the biopic Walk The Line opens in theaters. Musicians already signed up to perform include U2, Foo Fighters, Sheryl Crow, Dwight Yokam and Shooter Jennings (son of the late Waylon Jennings).
Joaquin Phoenix, who stars as Johnny Cash in the film, will introduce the performances during the special along with Reese Witherspoon and Dennis Quaid. In related news, the film’s soundtrack will be released on November 15th via Wind-Up. According to Billboard, it will include singing from both Phoenix and Witherspoon (who plays June Carter Cash). Others featured on the soundtrack consist of Jennings, Jonathan Rice, Waylon Payne and Tyler Hilton.