Without doubt Mr. Johnny Cash was one of his generation's greatest country singers. Classics such as Fulsom Prison Blues, Ring of Fire and Walk The Line as well as A Boy Named Sue - make us all tap our feet.
Johnny Cash (Image via RottenTomatoes.com)
His video (below) of Hurt, has over 35 million hits on YouTube. Astonishing!
And when you realise that his career took off with 'Ring of Fire' back in the old days of black and white TV!
I was listening to Mr J Cash on Grooveshark at work and after 2 hours of music I knew, I heard words that I recognised, but not in the way Johnny was singing them.
The original that I recognised -
And Mr Cash's version;
Which do you prefer?