Alex Massie

Saturday Morning Country: The Man in Black

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Yes, I know this isn't his greatest song. And nor is it anything like as haunting as his final, extraordinary albums. But how can you have a wee country music series without the Man in Black? One's almost, but not quite, spoiled for choice when it comes to Johnny Cash stuff that's live and available on Youtube. But what there is merits everything good you might feel like saying...

So here is the great man. This time singing at San Quentin...

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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