Powerful and uplifting tribute to Johnny Cash is now available exclusively on Soul Step Records 


NASHVILLE, TENN (Aug. 6, 2018) – American soul stylist Brian Owens is proud to announce that beginning today, fans can order his critically acclaimed album SOUL OF CASH on vinyl exclusively thru

“I am over the moon excited to have Cash on vinyl,” says Owens. “I think this music and the arrangements translate very well and I can’t wait for everyone to experience the Soul of Cash.”

Released digitally in October 2017 by Purpose Music Group/Ada Cole Records, SOUL OF CASH puts Owens’ unique spin on some of Johnny Cash’s greatest hits including “Folsom Prison,” “Walk the Line” and “Long Black Veil.”

Owens opens with the classic “Ring of Fire,” written by Merle Kilgore and June Carter. Owens’ soul-drenched vocals carry the listener on a journey where soul and country meet. To watch his stirring performance of “Ring of Fire” last year on Paste Sessions Live, click HERE.

SOUL OF CASH has received rave reviews from numerous notable publications, including Soul, Jazz and Funk, The Urban Music Scene, Soul Tracks, Roughstock and Rolling Stone Country, which says, “Thanks to his passionate delivery and gift for interpretation, singer Brian Owens successfully proves that the songs of Johnny Cash belong every bit in the soul canon as they do in country.”

Owens, whose music has received more than 30 million online streams worldwide, is currently working on a new album of original songs with plans for release in early 2019.

Brian Owens first attracted worldwide attention as lead singer with the U.S. Air Force band Sidewinder. During his music career, Owens has performed at the White House, the World Series, and the prestigious Apollo Theater. He has also made numerous national TV appearances including Entertainment Tonight, Ellen DeGeneres Show, and more. As founder and executive director of LIFE Arts Inc. and the community music artist in residence with the E. Desmond Lee Collaborative at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Owens continues to connect young people with the city’s artistic institutions. For more of the latest news and information, visit