Johnny Cash had an incredible influence on the world of music over the years. His prison recordings are especially powerful because of who he’s performing for and the fact that he could empathize with those men.
This song was not actually written by Johnny Cash (He mentions that in the recording) but it is a great rendition.
The version I really like below has a great piano solo and a classic Johnny Cash intro:
But if you don’t have Spotify or would like to hear more of the back story of the song, you can watch here: