"In Spite Of Ourselves" as written by and John Prine....
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    General Commenti first heard this song live with john prine and iris dement at a show in jacksonville, fl and realized that i was in love with my best friend. the best feeling ever.
    xxyzz14on January 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much. I could listen to it endless times, it's so great.
    knate15on January 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is quite possibly the cutest song i've ever heard
    rolandon February 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthaha, what a funny song. i really love some of the simple one liners that say everything. case in point: "convict movies make her horny"
    it seems so silly and irreverant but doesnt it give jsut the perfect mental image of this woman?
    oh-dominoon March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is like a country version of "Anyone Else But You" by The Moldy Peaches. I love both of them. They're just expressing their love for eachother and it's so awesome. Hope I could find a woman that finds me "Sly as a fox and crazy as a loon". Great lyrics and well performed.
    megatron2kon October 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt just means that John Prine rules.
    rufustfireflyon April 22, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionJust another example of the genius of John Prine. Nearly everything he pens elicits a chuckle of self-realization. This is rollicking, but tender. He peels back the complex layers of a relationship, but expresses his feelings so simply that one has to smile with him as we feel the truths within.
    smilindog9on July 12, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI'm certain I'm digging too deeply, but the chorus makes me think of how we're all destined for peace and happiness in the afterlife. In spite of our shortcomings, sins, mistakes, whatever. I know not everyone believes this but I do and it makes me love this song that much more.
    EmBee93on August 01, 2016   Link

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