SHORT TAKE: Johnny Cash

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Johnny Cash, American Recordings (American): Bizarre as the pairing might seem, Rick Rubin is the best producer Johnny Cash has had since Sam Phillips. The Run DMC/Danzig producer has stripped the music to its core – and that leaves Johnny all alone. He sings as if he’s staring down the Devil and, although the voice may sometimes quake, it sounds terrifyingly true.

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