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John Mayer's latest album is a collection of acoustic songs that evoke several styles of music from the 1970s. John Mayer | 'Born and Raised' On “Born and Raised,” John Mayer is in a state of retreat, repentance and nostalgia. After a couple of years of bad behavior and bad publicity, he has left Hollywood, moved to somewhere near Bozeman, Mont., and committed the act of contrition on TV (“Ellen”). This week he released “Born and Raised,” a collection of breezy acoustic songs dipped in several flavors of ’70s music: country blues, acoustic Southern rock, California folk, soft rock. Here...