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July 30

“Ring Of Fire” Old Or New, Still a Great Classic

Ring of Fire” a classic country song with one of the most recognizable tune not just in the country genre but in music in general, listen to it anew with this awesome rendition.

Before going any further, let’s remind ourselves of the awesomeness of the original version of “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash and his song “Ring of Fire” is definitely an unmistakable icon, especially among country fans. This song has become a constant hit since its release back in 1963 and has been tied to Johnny Cash ever since.

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The song has proven itself as quite the hit as it has reached the number one spot in the country charts when it was released and stayed on top for at least seven weeks.

The song kept its relevance thanks to the innumerable covers done of the song by many different artists ranging from different music genres. That also further proves just how versatile the song is, not being defined by one genre only. The song has been covered so many times in the last 50 years.

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When it comes to iconic songs, there is no denying the fact that “Ring of Fire” is one of them. What exactly is it an icon for? Well, for good songs of course. It isn’t defined by one music genre, and it transcends barriers with fans from different places around the world all listening to different kinds of music.

“Ring Of Fire” Still the Best Regardless of Who Sings It

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Of course, there is no denying that the great Johnny Cash is irreplaceable and the song will always and forever be attributed to him. However, that doesn’t discount the fact that some covers of “Ring of Fire” can also be compared to the original.

One of the best example we have today is the cover done by the song group Home Free. The way they covered this classic song feels like a tribute to the original singer. The bass and baritone used to make the listener’s hair rise with the awesomeness of the voices.

Take a listen to the cover of Home Free and feel the chills for yourself. Truly a great song whether sang then or now.


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