Rosanne Cash on “I Walk the Line” | Country Music | NPT
Rosanne Cash share the story behind her father’s song, “I Walk the Line.” This is one of the many stories from country music artists featured in Ken Burns' documentary series COUNTRY MUSIC, available on-air and online Sept. 15 on Nashville Public Television. Become an NPT Passport member and you’ll get exclusive access to all episodes of COUNTRY MUSIC on Sept. 15.
♪ As sure as night is dark and day is light ♪
♪ I keep you on my mind both day and night ♪
- The song came from my mother's fear.
You know you're going out on the road
and these girls are coming up to you
and he wrote I Walk the Line.
I'm gonna stay true to you.
♪ I keep a close watch on this heart of mine ♪
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