The Missing Years

John Prine - The Missing Years
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Based on 3 reviews
1991 Ratings: #55 / 462
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September 24, 1991 / Release Date
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After Bruised Orange it took Prine five albums and over a decade to stumble onto one of his better works among his full discography. No decade would ever be as strong for Prine as the 70s, but The Missing Years, his tenth effort, suggests that the singer still had some original wit to bring to his songwriting.

Songs like The Sins of Memphisto are bouncy and humorous, with lines about therapy groups and drinking orange crush. Jesus, the Missing Years may be his best song period with some great ... read more

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Added on: July 30, 2015