Posts Tagged ‘johnny cash’

In honor of Johnny Cash’s birthday, here’s “A Boy Named Sue” live at San

February 26, 2009
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“A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash, live at San Quentin

September 18, 2008

Live from San Quentin prison, 1969.  “A Boy Named Sue.”  The song was actually written by author Shel Silverstein, writer of such works as “A Light in the Attic” and “The Giving Tree.”

“Hurt” sung by Kermit the Frog

September 11, 2008

A few thing before people start complaining that this is a Johnny Cash song. “Hurt” was written by Trent Reznor, and recorded on Nine Inch Nails Downward Spiral album released in 1994. Johnny Cash covered the song shortly before his death and it appeared on Cash’s American Recordings IV: The Man Comes Around. Cash even said “Hurt” was the best anti-drug song he’d ever heard. Kermit the Frog even did his own version, and after watching the video below, you’ll agree with Cash’s sentiments.
NSFW language (1 word describing excrement) and also gratuitous Muppet drug abuse and 1 particularly frightening scene that shows the depths that Kermit has plunged to and what he’ll subject himself to for a fix.

Snoop Dogg’s rap/country song, “Buy My Medicine”

June 22, 2008

I wonder what medicine he’s talking about? Some NSFW language.