MY MUSIC LISTENING JOURNAL: DAY 104/ 366: MONDAY APRIL 13, 2020

My Music Listening Journal: Day 104/ 366: Monday April 13, 2020.

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  • JOHN PRINE: THE MISSING YEARS: 1991: 5 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: APPLE MUSIC: Prine’s first album of new material in 5 years- his comeback album- best album since Bruised Orange 13 years earlier. The album won a well deserved Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album. Produced by Howie Epstein- and a number of famous guests- Bruce, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Phil Everly, Albert Lee.. loads with great songs. Favorites’ “The Missing Years”, “Picture Show”, “All The Best”, “The Sins Of Memphisto”,  “It’s A Big Ole Goofy World”, “Take A Look At My Heart”- which was co-written with John Mellencamp.

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  • THE MONKEES: THE MONKEES: 1966: 3 1/2 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: Debut album- the big hit was “Last Train To Clarksville” which went to #1- other favorites-“Theme From The Monkees”, “Saturday’s Child”- written by David Gates, “Tomorrow’s Gonna Be Another Day.” The album went to #1 and spent 13 weeks on top and a total of 78 weeks on the album chart. A little uneven but a fun listen.

2 responses to “MY MUSIC LISTENING JOURNAL: DAY 104/ 366: MONDAY APRIL 13, 2020

  1. “Saturday’s Child” was my first favorite “rock” song that and “Sweet Young Thing” that I think was on this album…until “It Won’t Be Long” came along and it was over with.

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