“American IV: The Man Comes Around” by Johnny Cash (No. 26)

Music trivia time! What album includes songs written by Trent Reznor, Paul Simon, Tex Ritter, Sting, Hank Williams, and Depeche Mode's Martin Gore? If you guessed American IV: The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash, go to the front of the class. American IV was released in 2002, and was the last album released in … Continue reading “American IV: The Man Comes Around” by Johnny Cash (No. 26)

“The Essential Johnny Cash 1955-1983” by Johnny Cash (No. 61)

There are few bands or musicians that command universal respect. Even The Beatles have their detractors. But when talking to other music-minded folks, I can't recall a single soul who had a bad word to say about Johnny Cash. The Man in Black's career spans nearly 50 years, and The Essential Johnny Cash 1955-1983 is … Continue reading “The Essential Johnny Cash 1955-1983” by Johnny Cash (No. 61)