The Tree of Forgiveness

John Prine - The Tree of Forgiveness
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Based on 12 reviews
2018 Ratings: #396 / 789
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Based on 52 ratings
2018 Ratings: #247
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April 13, 2018 / Release Date
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Oh Boy / Label
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There is always some serene special nature to an artist's final work in their old age. At seventy-one years of age, Prine was strong enough through his battles with cancer to release original material for the first time in over a decade. His voice is weathered and weak, but his lyricism is still just as witty and original as it was fifty years prior. That he was able to maintain his outlook for all that time and translate it into his body of work is worth high praise in its own right.

Songs ... read more
Surround me with your boundless love.
Between 1971 and 1991 legendary Grammy Award winning songwriter John Prine crafted an impressive body of work consisting of 10 exceptional studio albums. His debut, the self-titled John Prine album, has few equals. Not even Bob Dylan himself can lay claim to such an auspicious beginning. Released when he was just 25 years old the John Prine album alone contains at least a half dozen examples of some of the centuries most poignant and bittersweet contributions to the great American songbook ... read more
Top Tracks:
Knockin’ on Your Screen Door
Egg & Daughter Night, Lincoln Nebraska, 1967
Summer’s End
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Track List

  1. Knockin' on Your Screen Door
  2. I Have Met My Love Today
  3. Egg & Daughter Nite, Lincoln Nebraska, 1967 (Crazy Bone)
  4. Summer's End
  5. Caravan of Fools
  6. Lonesome Friends of Science
  7. No Ordinary Blue
  8. Boundless Love
  9. God Only Knows
  10. When I Get to Heaven
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Added on: April 3, 2018