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American III: Solitary Man


Download links and information about American III: Solitary Man by Johnny Cash. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Country genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 41:51 minutes.

Artist: Johnny Cash
Release date: 2000
Genre: Country
Tracks: 14
Duration: 41:51
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No. Title Length
1. I Won't Back Down 2:08
2. Solitary Man 2:23
3. That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) 2:34
4. One 3:51
5. Nobody 3:13
6. I See a Darkness 3:41
7. The Mercy Seat 4:34
8. Would You Lay With Me (In a Field of Stone) 2:39
9. Field of Diamonds 3:14
10. Before My Time 2:53
11. Country Trash 1:46
12. Mary of the Wild Moor 2:31
13. I'm Leavin' Now 3:05
14. Wayfaring Stranger 3:19



The third installation of Rick Rubin's Johnny Cash career revitalization project features the same modus operandi that made all their collaborations rich and fulfilling. Rubin pairs Cash with an eclectic range of material, pulls together a minimal, supportive cast (Merle Haggard, Sheryl Crow), and then lets Cash do his interpretive best with a voice deepening and fading with age. Cash was never a virtuoso, so his few, limited notes actually improve with the extra creak in their breath. Besides, it's great fun to hear Cash take U2's "One" and remove its arena-rock bluster, or to scale back Nick Cave's "The Mercy Seat" until the death-row prisoner comes face to face with the moment of truth. Will Oldham's "I See A Darkness" is given a touch of true old-school Appalachia, while Neil Diamond's title track loses its sizzle until only the barest of bravado is left.