Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Some Spirituals

I've probably posted this song before ("Why Me Lord," by Kris Kristofferson), but it's just the way that I've been feeling lately. All three versions add something that the others haven't. The third one, Elvis's, begins with "Help Me," also by the genius Kris Kristofferson.

For my money, Cash sounds the most desperate.

Maybe you've felt like this before, as I do now for undisclosed reasons.

From Kris Kristofferson:

From Johnny Cash:

And, of course, Elvis:

Here is one of Don Francisco's perfect narratives, and example of what leads me to Kristofferson's question:

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