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John Murry [extended]

  • World Without End [Bowstring, 2006] **
  • The Graceless Age [Evangeline, 2013] *

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Consumer Guide Reviews:

Bob Frank & John Murry: World Without End [Bowstring, 2006]
Nicely unexistential murder ballads, including several garden-horror lynchings, a Reconstruction MD mob-killed for healing all races, and righteous Mexican revenge ("Jesse Washington, 1916," "Joaquin Murietta, 1853"). **

The Graceless Age [Evangeline, 2013]
Nine lachrymose redemption songs in 52 minutes have more wit than you'd expect, more impact too, and less than Murry hopes in the way of "soul" ("The Ballad of the Pajama Kid," "Penny Nails") *