As a music maven and author of a recent e-book probing the death penalty in the USA (Dead Reckoning), I've often posted songs on this subject. Now one of the best: Johnny Cash doing Nick Cave's "Mercy Seat." Yes, "It all began /when they took me from my home / and put me on Death Row." Note: Not the kind of chair Clint Eastwood favors.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Johnny Cash on the "Mercy Seat'
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch