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The Story Behind the Saddest Music Video Ever: Johnny Cash and “Hurt”

Seriously, is there a sadder music video than Johnny Cash’s cover of Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt.” If there is I haven’t seen it. How did this video come about in the first place? The Independent reports.

By the way, the most-accessed post EVER on this site is “Top Ten Most Depressing Alternative Rock Songs.” And yes, this song made the cut.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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