Johnny Cash Teams Up With Dave Matthews for Film Track

Johnny Cash and rock’s Dave Matthews are recording a duet, “For You,” that may be included on the soundtrack for an upcoming Mel Gibson film, We Were Soldiers, reports. Cash cut guitar and vocals for the song Sunday (Jan. 13) at his home studio in Jamaica. Matthews will add his vocal tracks. The two met in 1999 when Matthews appeared on the cable television special An All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash. We Were Soldiers, due in March, may include music from other country stars. The soundtrack will be released by Sony. Cash also is working on a new album, tentatively titled American IV, with producer Rick Rubin. The Country Music Hall of Fame member reportedly has completed 10 songs and hopes to be finished by spring. 01/15/02