On his first album, John Prine sang "I am an old woman, named after my mother/My old man is another child that's grown old." The song was "Angel From Montgomery," and he wrote it when he was 22, best he can recall. But he was an old 22: An Army vet lucky enough to be sent to Germany instead of Vietnam, he returned intact to his Chicago homeground and resumed his mailman job while America rode
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