Hear John Mellencamp’s Reverent ‘Dark as a Dungeon’ for Coal Mining Doc

John Mellencamp channels the darkness of coal mining life in his reverent cover of Merle Travis’ 1946 song “Dark as a Dungeon,” recorded in support of National Geographic’s acclaimed documentary about the mining industry, From the Ashes.

This article originally appeared on http://www.rollingstone.com: Hear John Mellencamp’s Reverent ‘Dark as a Dungeon’ for Coal Mining Doc

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