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Released: April 1963

This paean to the grisly aftermath of an unforgiving curry – or tribute to love's steamy embrace, whatever you fancy – was written by Johnny Cash's future wife June Carter with Merle Kilgore, and originally recorded by June's sister Anita. Cash boosted it with the mariachi horns that give it its overriding, buoyant character.

 

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