American VI: Ain't No Grave Producer Rick Rubin really did save the best for last. There are none of the folk-alt-rock karaoke selections of previous American discs on American VI:… American VI: Ain't No Grave Producer Rick Rubin really did save the best for last. There are none of the folk-alt-rock karaoke selections of previous American discs on American VI:… 2010-02-23 Johnny Cash Country
Music Review

American VI: Ain't No Grave (2010)

Johnny Cash, American VI: Ain't No Grave | THE MAN IN BLACK Johnny Cash
THE MAN IN BLACK Johnny Cash
EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Feb 23, 2010; Lead Performance: Johnny Cash; Genre: Country

Producer Rick Rubin really did save the best for last. There are none of the folk-alt-rock karaoke selections of previous American discs on American VI: Ain't No Grave, just 10 
wholly appropriate picks that speak to the gravity of 
Johnny Cash's situation and his joy 
in both life and death. His 
voice sounds more vulnerable, less "iconic," more human. 
Is he the first singer whose vocals actually got better on his veritable deathbed? 
A

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Originally posted Feb 17, 2010 Published in issue #1091 Feb 26, 2010 Order article reprints
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