Johnny Cash's 11 Coolest Cover Songs

From Soundgarden howlers to U2 ballads, Rolling Stone Country counts down 11 of the Man in Black's most badass covers

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'Rusty Cage' (Soundgarden)

Of all the covers in Cash's catalog, this one stands as the biggest head-scratcher. That doesn't mean it's a misfire, however. Rather, Cash's interpretation of this Soundgarden howler is a brilliant bit of Southern gothic. The moodiness is palpable, like a muggy night on the Delta.

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