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  • In Spite of Ourselves

    Mike Cox posted on April 02, 2012 21:09

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    In Spite of Ourselves is the 13th studio album of John Prine, featuring duets with various well-known female folk and alt-country vocalists, released in 1999.

    The album was Prine’s first release since successfully battling throat cancer. The female duet partners include Iris DeMent, Connie Smith, Lucinda Williams, Melba Montgomery, Emmylou Harris, Trisha Yearwood, Dolores Keane, Patty Loveless, and his wife, Fiona Prine.

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    A video for this song:

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Sharon Baird
# Sharon Baird
Friday, April 6, 2012 2:38 PM
Yep, this is cute! I didn't recognize the name at first, but as soon as the clip started I remembered an interview he did with Elvis Costello on one of his shows.
Claude Lacelle
# Claude Lacelle
Saturday, April 14, 2012 2:22 PM
Warning Adult Content! viewer discretion is advised

Mike, I love this song, when I heard it last, the line ...

He's a wacked out werido and a lovebug junkie was ...

He's a wacked out werido and a big butt junkie, much better I think!

Wickedly good,