Touring the Prairie State

Photo by Denny Renshaw
Illinois Times | August 22, 2005
Before writing the CD's 22 songs, Stevens buried himself in books, reading everything from Saul Bellow novels to out-of-print regional histories to familiarize himself with the state of Illinois, and he produced an emotionally authentic work of art.

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