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The tree of forgiveness / John Prine

Returning for his first record of original material in over a decade, much has changed since the last go-round for this recording legend. After surviving neck and lung cancer, Prine returns with a much grittier and scratchier voice. Rather than detract, it adds to the record, adding much to the best tracks, including “Summer’s End”, a reaching out to a grown child to return home,…