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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
John Prine's follow-up to his comeback album, The Missing Years, is more of the same in terms of freeing up Prine's idiosyncratic muse and marrying the result to Howie Epstein's top-flight production sound. Fans of the early Prine may find that sound over-produced, but the songs never get lost, and with Prine's typically humorous, off-center view of the world song titles include "Humidity Built the Snowman" and "He Forgot That It Was Sunday", it's the songs that count. Actually, this is not quite as strong a collection of material as The Missing Years, but it has its moments, and Prine and Epstein show it off in its best possible ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
John Prine's follow-up to his comeback album, The Missing Years, is more of the same in terms of freeing up Prine's idiosyncratic muse and marrying the result to Howie Epstein's top-flight production sound. Fans of the early Prine may find that sound over-produced, but the songs never get lost, and with Prine's typically humorous, off-center view of the world song titles include "Humidity Built the Snowman" and "He Forgot That It Was Sunday", it's the songs that count. Actually, this is not quite as strong a collection of material as The Missing Years, but it has its moments, and Prine and Epstein show it off in its best possible light.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/4/1995
  • Label: Oh Boy
  • UPC: 094012001322
  • Catalog Number: 120013
  • Sales rank: 11,755

Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Prine Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Marianne Faithfull Background Vocals
John Jorgenson Vocals, Multi Instruments
Doug Hamblin Background Vocals
Benmont Tench Multi Instruments
Pattie Brooks Background Vocals
Howie Epstein Background Vocals, Multi Instruments
Bob Glaub Bass
John Hobbs Piano
JayDee Mannes Pedal Steel Guitar
Gary Nicholson Multi Instruments
Phil Parlapiano Multi Instruments
Joe Romersa Percussion, Drums, Background Vocals
Vince Santoro Percussion
Waddy Wachtel Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Gary Riley Hurdy-Gurdy
Rock Deadrick Percussion, Drums
Carol Leffler Background Vocals
Johnnie Fiori Background Vocals
Sarah Taylor Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Peter Yarrow Composer
Al Bunetta Executive Producer
John Callahan Cover Art
Dan Einstein Executive Producer
Howie Epstein Producer
Joe Romersa Engineer
Micajah Ryan Engineer
Doug Sax Mastering
Martin Horenburg Engineer
Gary Riley Contributor
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    John Prine is a folk legend

    This is another superior album by one of the greatest songwriters of our time. Prine's songs seem like old friends the first time you hear them. His lyrics make you smile and cry at the same time. I just don't get tired of listening to his music.

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