4 Songs That Are Just Good As Short Stories

1. Johnny Cash, “A Boy Named Sue” Johnny Cash’s wise-country-storyteller persona lent itself naturally to story-songs, from traditionally inspired ballads like “Legend Of John Henry’s Hammer” to funny goofs like “One Piece At A Time.” But one of his best was the epic saga “A Boy Named Sue.” Shel Silverstein’s dense, witty lyrics follow the…