Just before dawn

Bob Dylan was once asked what was the last song he’d like to hear before he died, and he answered Rock of Ages. Personally, I’d opt for this one, my favorite Stanley Brothers song, The Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn.

You might also sample the version performed below by what I take to be a Japanese bluegrass group. (Really.)

But I don’t think anyone has ever sung it better than Emmylou Harris.

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