"Heartaches by the Number (feat. Elvis Costello)"- Rosanne Cash

This song is no banger but it's all I'm slapping right now. Rosanne Cash, daughter of the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash, released an album of country titled The List, and it is phenomenal.
The story is Rosanne was 18 and playing her own music when Johnny asked her to play a certain country song. When she confessed ignorance to it, he asked her about another one. She didn't know that one either. Disturbed, he made her a list of 100 essential country songs, and in 2009, she released an album of 12 covers of these songs.

It is a touching testament to a man who is not necessarily lauded as the greatest parent of all time, and also a phenomenal album, featuring appearances by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, Bruce Springsteen, Rufus Wainwright, and Elvis Costello, who appears on this chicken-fried chillfest, "Heartaches by the Number".

It's unabashedly country music for the NPR set, for people to flip on in their Priuses, but its so loose and Rosanne's voice is perfect that for just a moment, you wanna kick off your sensible loafers and grab a pair of steel-toed boots and look over your soybean fields. Great song.

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