It's been six years since the world bid a final goodbye to Johnny Cash. The Man in Black died Sept. 12, 2003, but his memory remains and his spirit has been particularly present in Music City and elsewhere this week. On Wednesday (Sept. 16), Faith Hill posted a message on her official website, recalling a special event she experienced related to the American icon more than a decade ago.

Faith writes: "I've been busy cleaning out boxes, organizing, etc. and today I ran across a couple of ticket stubs from shows that I did in 1996. One that caught my eye was a show in July 1996 with Johnny Cash. I just sat there and stared at it...JOHNNY CASH in big letters and then MY name. Wow! I performed 'Will The Circle Be Unbroken' with Johnny and June [Carter Cash] that night. What an unforgettable experience. The box was full of mementos and boy am I glad I kept those. So many great memories."

And just one night before, at the Country Music Hall of Fame, an invitation-only crowd was treated to a special performance by Rosanne Cash, who debuted songs from her upcoming album, 'The List,' which was inspired by a list her father presented her in 1973, bearing the names of 100 essential country songs. Among those in attendance were Vince Gill and Amy Grant, songwriters Bobby Bare and Hank Cochran, along Rosanne's ex-husband Rodney Crowell.

The circle will indeed be unbroken - Rosanne proudly told the crowd that her daughter Chelsea Crowell will be releasing an album next year.