Song #62 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Ring of Fire”, originally by Anita Carter and covered by Social Distortion. Now I know what you’re thinking, you’re thinking “But that’s a Johnny Cash song!” Listen to the intro here, which I think must have been recorded from a radio show, for the story.
So there you have it. The Man In Black may own the song, but his sister-in-law-to-be put a pretty indelible stamp on it as well. Here’s Social Distortion:
That’s a long way from Anita Carter, but it sure does work. What do you think?
(Meant to run this last week but just forgot to schedule it. Sorry about that.)