Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Hello, I 'm Johnny Cash

I was introduced to Johnny Cash via my readings on Dylan. In the old folk music tradition, Cash gave his guitar to Dylan, as a symbol of a master ordaining an apprentice to a guild. One of the most important feature of American -as a matter of fact of all- Folk music is its storytelling side. Here is the story of a boy who was named Sue by his father, as told by one of the masters of this guild:

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