Song Of The Day - "The Mercy Seat" by Johnny Cash

by Eric Berman

Song Of The Day - "The Mercy Seat" by Johnny Cash

From Cash's Rick Rubin-produced 2000 album "American III: Solitary Man," comes this unsettling tale written by Nick Cave.  In the hands of its creator, this song is disturbing enough...in the hands of Cash it is harrowing. Did the song's protagonist do it? You decide...

 

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