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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.

AIRED: September 15, 2019 | 0:00:30
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♪ 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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