(AP) - Get ready to learn more about Johnny Cash through a six-part TV mini-series.

The network Ovation will air "Johnny Cash: Song by Song" starting October 7th with two back-to-back episodes. Each show will dig deep into the story behind classics such as "I Walk the Line," "Ring of Fire," and "A Boy Named Sue."

Artists participating in the series include Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Shooter Jennings, Ben Folds, Chris Isaak, Billy Bob Thornton and Grace Potter.