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Stories of the Years

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Stories of the Years

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
John Bunzow
Producers:
Liberty
genre:
Country

We gave it an A

Ex-house painter John Bunzow throws formula country songwriting out the window on his arresting debut Stories of the Years. Blending an amiable tenor with economy of language and the minimalistic production of Dwight Yoakam collaborator Pete Anderson, Bunzow makes no secret of his influences — Tom T. Hall on the title song, Merle Haggard on ”Poison Mem’ries” — but uses them merely as jumping-off points for an inventive romp. A

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