Music Monday: Dark as a Dungeon

As the days shorten, this music Monday post features a classic Appalachian mining song about lack of light. Dark as a Dungeon has been covered by many country artists, including Johnny Cash. This 1951 recording features Kentucky songwriter Merle Travis performing one of the songs that made him famous. Scroll down for a version performed by the man in black.

Merle Travis, Dark as a Dungeon

Johnny Cash Dark as a Dungeon