TCC Playlist: When The Man Comes Around and Personal Jesus by Johnny Cash

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johnny-cash-portrait One of the last songs Johnny Cash wrote was “When the Man Comes Around.” The song is full of Biblical end-times imagery. The musical portion begins with Cash singing that one day a man will come to pass judgement. Clearly, Cash was preparing for his own death. Listen to this strange spare song and his cover of Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus,” and learn more about his life after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: If the Good Lord’s Willing by Johnny Cash

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Johnny Cash Country, rock, and gospel artist, Johnny Cash, “The Man in Black” lived a hard life. One of seven children, he began picking cotton along side his family at the age of five. Cash was a devout Christian who considered himself “the biggest sinner of them all.” Read more and listen to his love song, “If the Good Lord’s Willing” after the jump:

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