Johnny Cash’s "American V"

I’ve been listening to Johnny Cash’s American V: A Hundred Highways, and all I can say is “wow”.

From now on, if I ever meet up with anyone from an emo rock band, I’m making him or her listen to any of its tracks — perhaps the cover of Gordon Lightfoot’s If You Could Read My Mind — and say “Hear that, poseur? That is what heartbreak really sounds like.”

Here’s a CNN piece on the making of the album.

One reply on “Johnny Cash’s "American V"”

I’m really looking forward to picking up a copy of this CD. I once had the opportunity to perform Johnny Cash songs for inmates in prison and that story may be found here:
It inspired me to write this song:
words and music by Dr. BLT (c)2006
Johnny, this one’s for you:
(We’ll) Still Miss Someone
Dr. BLT’s Cash tribute based on Johnny Cash’s
I Still Miss Someone
aka Dr. BLT, The World’s First Blog ‘n’ Roll Artist

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