American VI will also feature a plethora of cover songs from Cash, including Sheryl Crow's "Redemption Day," Kris Kristofferson's "For The Good Times," Tom Paxton's "Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound", Bob Nolan's "Cool Water," Ed McCurdy's "Last Night I had the Strangest Dream", J.H. Red Hayes and Jack Rhodes's "Satisfied Mind," and Queen Lili'uokalani's song of farewell, "Aloha Oe." In addition to those, the album will also see the release of "I Corinthians: 15:55", a new original from Cash written over the final three years of his life.
Cash passed away on September 12, 2003. His first posthumous full-length, American V: A Hundred Highways was released in 2006.