Editors’ Notes You can do a lot of living in 70-plus years, and fortunately, country-folk great John Prine has been documenting what he sees for over 50 of them. The album title is redolent of its mood, approaching the twilight years with a sense of wonder and humor. “Knocking on Your Screen Door” counts the blessings of being humble, and “Caravan of Fools” is a not-so-disguised jab at political incompetence. His well-sharpened wit cuts deep across these 10 songs. “Crazy Bone” reminds us all to stay weird, and “When I Get to Heaven” describes a rollicking afterlife after-party: “I’m gonna get a guitar and start a rock ‘n’ roll band/Check into a swell hotel/Ain’t the afterlife grand?”

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Knockin' on Your Screen Door
1
2:19
 
I Have Met My Love Today
2
1:50
 
Egg & Daughter Nite, Lincoln Nebraska, 1967 (Crazy Bone)
3
4:05
 
Summer's End
4
3:29
 
Caravan of Fools
5
2:28
 
Lonesome Friends of Science
6
4:41
 
No Ordinary Blue
7
2:56
 
Boundless Love
8
3:35
 
God Only Knows
9
3:46
 
When I Get to Heaven
10
3:42