By Beth Johnson
Updated March 28, 2003 at 05:00 AM EST

Aided by able guests (Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle) and catchy hooks, Cash delivers a CD of beautiful and melancholy folk-pop. Travel, sparely produced by Cash’s husband, John Leventhal, journeys to the tender, haunted heart of love and mortality. And when daughter and ailing pop Johnny sing ”When the shadows lengthen and burn away the past/They will fly me like an angel to a place where I can rest,” their bond, and pain, is palpable.