This was the second TNT musical tribute (the first was Burt Bacharach's, and Cash was followed by Bob Marley and Brian Wilson), and by far it's my favorite of the four.
Even those who aren't into country music (I count myself among these) will be impressed by the body of music presented here. Not only is Cash the epitome of cool (he even appears on stage for a song), but looking at the array of musicians who accepted the honor of performing his songs, you can't help but be astonished at the effect this man has had on music today (his influence has been reversed, too, as since the early 1990s Cash has covered songs by Soundgarden, Beck and Tom Petty, among others).
Of course, you have the typical country artists, like Brooks & Dunn. A cut above them (in my opinion) are people like Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett. Getting a little more into the rock side are people like Chris Isaak and Sheryl Crow. And then there are the rock icons, like Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. There's even an injection of rap, if you can believe it, with Wyclef Jean giving "Delia's Gone" his own little spin.
If you love music of any sort, do all you can to find a copy of this concert. You won't be disappointed.
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