After a four year battle with failing eye sight and countless operations to save what little sight he has left Allan is back with this newest collection of stories . compared to the likes of Gordon Lightfoot and John Prine along with Tom Rush and Harry Chapin not so much for his voice but for the way he spins his stories and songs . Allan tells people to understand that he realizes his voice sounds like an old gravel road, thus the comparesion to John Prine, . I sing with my heart and let the good Lord drive me, tho Allan says the good Lord tricks him once and a while with near perfect pitch for a few fleeting seconds. Allan tells people to listen to the words and hear with your hearts and then you will understand why Allan does what he does . So please give Allan a listen and join the growing number of fans who already know what you are about to learn, that is that Allan is true to his calling and will always leave you with a smile on your face. Allan is the REAL DEAL .