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John Prine: The Troubadour, Los Angeles CA

Lester Bangs, Phonograph Record, January 1972

EVERYBODY'D BEEN talking about this guy Prine, how he was Kris Kristofferson's boozin' buddy or something, and since I like Kristofferson's Kerouacian American romanticism I decided to go down to check the dude out and scarf up some free vittles and gin.

It was a bust on all counts.

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