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Guy Clark: Cold Dog Soup, Steve Young: Primal Young, Conway Savage: Nothing Broken, Bap Kennedy: Lonely Street

Clinton Walker, HQ, 1990

"JOHNNY CASH DIES": It's a headline that some of us, with more than a tinge of sadness, have been dreading to see for some time now. Johnny Cash is one of the great men of modern music – not just country music but all modern music – and his final passing will mark the end of an era, even though some of his erstwhile partners in crime, like Willie Nelson, seem like the road itself, as if they could go on forever ...

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