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Stories of the Years Ex-house painter John Bunzow throws formula country songwriting out the window on his arresting debut Stories of the Years. Blending an...Stories of the YearsCountry Ex-house painter John Bunzow throws formula country songwriting out the window on his arresting debut Stories of the Years. Blending an...1995-08-25
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Stories of the Years

Genre: Country; Lead Performer: John Bunzow; Producer (group): Liberty

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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