#AprilCountry, April 22nd, “Jackson”, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash

I’ve made it so far without reckoning with the enormous shade of Johnny Cash. Here he is with June, on a TV duet (with somewhat cringe set-up) performing “Jackson”, the song which Paddy McAloon claimed gave Prefab Sprout their name (through mis-hearing “pepper sprout” in the Lee Hazelwood / Nancy Sinatra version, although that McAloon’s tongue was likely far embedded in his cheeck)

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