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Liam Clancy: The Last Man Standing

David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, January 2008

JOHNNY CASH TOOK Trent Reznor's 'Hurt', a lacerating hymn about heroin addiction, and recast it as a profound meditation on his own mortality. But equally it could apply to Liam Clancy, another outlaw confronting the fading human landscape around him and his place in it. 

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