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John Prine's 1986 albumGerman Afternoonswas his second release on Oh Boy Records, the independent label he formed with his manager Al Bunetta, and delves further into the country-flavored sound established on his 1984 releaseAimless Love.LikeAimless Love, German Afternoonswas co-produced by Nashville veteran Jim Rooney but also features contributions from the progressive bluegrass band New Grass Revival, and this accounts for Prine's return to the folk-sound of his early albums on songs like "Lulu Walls" and "Paradise", the latter a rerecording of the self-penned classic which appeared on the singer's debutJohn Prinein 1971. Perhaps the most significant song that appears onGerman Afternoonsis "The Speed of the Sound of Loneliness", which became a concert staple and an instant classic for many Prine devotees.

German Afternoonsreceived a Grammy Award nomination for Best Contemporary Folk Recording.

Available on LP for the first time since its original pressings.

John Prine's 1986 albumGerman Afternoonswas his second release on Oh Boy Records, the independent label he formed with his manager Al Bunetta, and delves further into the country-flavored sound established on his 1984 releaseAimless Love.LikeAimless Love, German Afternoonswas co-produced by Nashville veteran Jim Rooney but also features contributions from the progressive bluegrass band New Grass Revival, and this accounts for Prine's return to the folk-sound of his early albums on songs like "Lulu Walls" and "Paradise", the latter a rerecording of the self-penned classic which appeared on the singer's debutJohn Prinein 1971. Perhaps the most significant song that appears onGerman Afternoonsis "The Speed of the Sound of Loneliness", which became a concert staple and an instant classic for many Prine devotees.

German Afternoonsreceived a Grammy Award nomination for Best Contemporary Folk Recording.

Available on LP for the first time since its original pressings.

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Artist: John Prine
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John Prine's 1986 albumGerman Afternoonswas his second release on Oh Boy Records, the independent label he formed with his manager Al Bunetta, and delves further into the country-flavored sound established on his 1984 releaseAimless Love.LikeAimless Love, German Afternoonswas co-produced by Nashville veteran Jim Rooney but also features contributions from the progressive bluegrass band New Grass Revival, and this accounts for Prine's return to the folk-sound of his early albums on songs like "Lulu Walls" and "Paradise", the latter a rerecording of the self-penned classic which appeared on the singer's debutJohn Prinein 1971. Perhaps the most significant song that appears onGerman Afternoonsis "The Speed of the Sound of Loneliness", which became a concert staple and an instant classic for many Prine devotees.

German Afternoonsreceived a Grammy Award nomination for Best Contemporary Folk Recording.

Available on LP for the first time since its original pressings.

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