Random Cover of the Week – Ray Reinvents “Ring of Fire”

Ray Charles had a knack for taking songs that seemed outside his comfort zone and making them sound like he wrote them. He made a whole album called The Moderns Sounds of Country and Western Music. And it’s good. So maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise that he went on Johnny Cash’s TV show and covered one of The Man in Black’s signature tunes, and knocked it out of the park. Here’s Ray’s take on “Ring of Fire”: