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Song of the Day: Sting's 'I Hung My Head'

Published June 19, 2012 5:50 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Frankly, I am not the biggest fan of The Police and Sting. It has nothing to do with their or his musicianship, or his tantric abilities. Maybe The Police are just played too much on the radio. Within the last year, I received a 2-CD set of the best of Sting's work, and there was only one I liked. This one.

Like Gordon, I like westerns. My mom tells me I was named after Davy Crockett. It made me proud when I was young, though I didn't know what a "bar" was.

Here is the song with a symphony orchestra: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgPTVIrR9NA&feature=related

Here is the album version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQcqW7IiIPA

And here is Johnny Cash's rendition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcmbFKstspk&feature=related