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- Posted on Feb 11th 2010 11:10AM by Benjy Eisen
In some ways, then, you can look at the upcoming 'American VI: Ain't No Grave' as Johnny Cash closing shop. It's the final chapter in the series and, appropriately, the songs collectively form a kind of reflective look back at a life fully lived; except, perhaps, for 'Ain't No Grave.' No, this one is a look forward. "There ain't no grave," sings Cash, "gonna hold my body down."
And while this world will never see Cash collaborate with the Avett Brothers, per se, we get a glimpse at what could've been, as brothers Scott and Seth Avett both make cameos on this track. Cash was right, of course -- there ain't no grave gonna hold his body (of work) down. Have a listen below.