PJ HARVEY Covers Traditional American Folk Song ‘RUN ON (God’s Gonna Cut You Down)

14 October 2022

RUN ON also known as GOD’S GONNA CUT YOU DOWN is an old
American folk traditional about how you can’t escape God’s wrath.

Black gospel/spiritual band The Golden State Quartet released the first
known version back in 1946. Afterward, a cast of superstars including Elvis
Presley, Odetta, Johnny Cash
, and many more covered the song.

Now it’s PJ HARVEY‘s turn. She recorded her version for the soundtrack
of Bad Sisters, a black comedy/thriller series running on Apple TV+.

Harvey turned the traditional into a vintage Harvey song.

Listen here…

The Golden State Quartet – 1946