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John Prine’s Last Song Was Also His First to Go No. 1: Watch Him Perform “I Remember Everything”

It feels cosmically ironic that Great American Songwriter John Prine died of COVID-19 in early April, just before the U.S. response to the virus was developing into what may well be the Greatest Political Folly most Americans have ever witnessed in their lifetimes. Mass death for profit and power, colossal stupidity and bullying ignorance—these were just the kinds of things that got Prine’s wheels turning. His thoughts became folk poetry with teeth. Prine’s targets included the conservat...
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Illinois Governor Names John Prine Honorary Poet Laureate

Upon his death from COVID-19 in April, legendary singer-songwriter John Prine was widely remembered as a masterful lyricist. In a remembrance at this site, Stephen Deusner wrote that Prine "seemed to emerge as a fully formed songwriter, one whose gift for wordplay and character were already intact by the time he … More »
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. More »
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How John Prine gave us one last song: 'I Remember Everything'

The late singer-songwriter played the song for friends at Thanksgiving dinner and 'just melted everyone,' producer Dave Cobb says.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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A march on Music Row, Americana Awards nominees and summer concerts during a pandemic

Plus John Prine's last song, a new CMA Fest special and Gabby Barrett's record-breaking year.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine

Well, I can't be the only one who needs this today.  This is two hours well spent.  Enjoy.There's a rabbit hole to jump down on the John Prine website if you have the time. Subscribe in a reader [Author: Cameron Mortenson]
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John Prine – “I Remember Everything”

The late, great John Prine was honored with a star-studded tribute special on Thursday night featuring contributions from Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves, Kurt Vile, Sturgill Simpson, and many more. Shortly after it ended, the Prine family released the last song that John Prine had ever recorded. It's called "I Remember Everything" … More »
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John Prine 'Picture Show': Boundless love in tribute for one of Nashville's favorite songwriters

Songs, stories and, of course, a few on-the-nose jokes — how else should someone celebrate John Prine?          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Listen now to 'I Remember Everything,' the last song recorded by John Prine

John Prine's label, Oh Boy Records, debuted the song following an online tribute Thursday night.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Livestream The John Prine Tribute Concert With Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves, Kurt Vile, & Many More

John Prine passed away a few months ago following complications with COVID-19. He's been honored with a good deal of cover songs and tributes since then, and tonight a whole bunch of people have gotten together to celebrate the legacy of the legendary songwriter. Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine is airing … More »
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John Prine 'Picture Show': How to watch online tribute to late songwriter

Brandi Carlile, Vince Gill, Jason Isbell and more contributed to the upcomiung 'Picture Show' celebrating John Prine.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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John Prine's upcoming tribute and Jimmy Buffett's Opry debut | The Pick

Plus, an interview with Colbie Caillat about her new country band and Sturgill Simpson's bluegrass night at the Ryman.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Kevin Bacon, Stephen Colbert, Bill Murray and more to honor John Prine in tribute concert

Kevin Bacon, Stephen Colbert, Bill Murray and other celebrities will honor John Prine in a tribute concert this week. See the announced lineup here.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Kacey Musgraves, Bonnie Raitt, Bill Murray Confirmed for John Prine Tribute

Kacey Musgraves, Bonnie Raitt, Brandi Carlile, Bill Murray, Eric Church and Stephen Colbert are just a few of the many artists confirmed for “Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine,” an online celebration of the legendary singer-songwriter, who died earlier this year of coronavirus complications. The show will premiere Thursday, June 11 at 7:30pm ET/6:30pm CT/4:30pm […]
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John Prine tribute: Stephen Colbert, Kacey Musgraves, Eric Church among confirmed guests

Brandi Carlile, Vince Gill, Jason Isbell and more contributed to the upcomiung 'Picture Show' celebrating John Prine.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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#TheShowMustBePaused, John Prine's wife speaks up and Mickey Guyton's must-hear new song

Plus: Tanya Tucker kicks off "Concert for Love and Acceptance" and remembering Orpy guitarist Jimmy Capps.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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John Prine's wife advocates for absentee voting after husband died of coronavirus

John Prine's wife Fiona is urging lawmakers in Tennessee to allow absentee voting during the pandemic, after her husband's death from COVID-19.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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John Prine's wife Fiona Prine urges Tennessee lawmakers to expand absentee voting

"This is not or should it be a partisan issues," Fiona Prine said to Tennessee lawmakers. "This is a serious health issue."          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Recording Academy releases John Prine recording for charity ahead of tribute concert

The legendary songwriter's family, friends and fans will gather digitally to honor John Prine and sing his songs. A lineup has not been released.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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John Prine tribute concert with 'family and friends' will be streamed June 11

The legendary songwriter's family, friends and fans will gather digitally to honor John Prine and sing his songs. A lineup has not been released.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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A John Prine tribute concert with 'family and friends' will be streamed June 11

The legendary songwriter's family, friends and fans will gather digitally to honor the man and sing his songs. A lineup has not been released.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Maxwell Stern’s John Prine-Inspired “Tying Airplanes To The Ground” Features Members Of Ratboys, Modern Baseball, Into It. Over It., & More

Maxwell Stern of Signals Midwest and Timeshares has collaborated with members of Ratboys, Modern Baseball, Into It. Over It., and more on a new John Prine-inspired single for charity. Into It. Over It's Adam Beck played drums and produced the whole thing, MoBo's Ian Farmer played bass, Mother Evergreen's Evan Lortisch played Fender Rhodes piano, … More »
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Jason Isbell on Missing John Prine, Digging Fiona Apple and the Fine Art of Honing Heartbreak: A Q&A

In Variety‘s feature story this week on Jason Isbell, a lot of territory was covered: where he fits in genre-wise, his willingness to be an emblem for rock’s recovery movement, the blowback he sometimes gets for being politically outspoken, and the songwriting sensibilities that were further crystallized still in his masterful new album, “Reunions.” And […]
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Watch Margaret Glaspy Cover Big Thief’s “Mythological Beauty” And Check Out Her Bookshelf

Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker has been known to cover a song or two; she recently performed "Summer's End" in tribute to the late John Prine. And increasingly, Lenker's own Big Thief catalog is becoming fodder for other musicians too. More »
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Kiss Kruise Postpones Tenth Anniversary Run; Kesha, Slipknot, All the Best Fest Sails Pushed to 2021

The cruise industry is being dealt another blow, with leading festival at sea promoter Sixthman’s announcement on May 14 that the remainder of its 2020 events — including the KISS Kruise, Slipknot’s Knotfest at Sea and Kesha’s Weird and Wonderful Rainbow Ride — will be postponed. “Going above and beyond to create moments and memories […]
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Jason Isbell on Wrestling His Demons and Honing His Message on New Album, ‘Reunions’

Jason Isbell isn’t more excited to be pinned down by genre than any other musical artist, but talk with him long enough and you might eventually arrive at a category he’s down with.  The singer-songwriter is on the phone from his home outside Nashville discussing his new album, “Reunions,” which, true to his discography, includes […]
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We’ve Got A File On You: Jason Isbell

There were all these other lives Jason Isbell could've led. He could've never left Drive-By Truckers, and spent a steady career as one of the band's several singer-guitarists. He could've easily wound up someone who wrote songs for other artists in the background, or become a reliable studio hand. He could've never gotten sober, in … More »
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Watch Kurt Vile Cover John Prine’s “Sam Stone”

Kurt Vile and John Prine had a history. The two musicians played together and collaborated together, and in a recent interview with Vulture, Vile reminisced about how nervous he would get when he was in the same room as Prine: I’d get starstruck and kinda awkward around John. He’d be talking, … More »
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Your COVID19 Turning Points #1

TPM Reader BR’s turning points on the COVID19 Crisis while traveling abroad … We left the US on 29 January for a 9 week stay in Ireland (through 5 April), to have been followed by 20 days in Portugal and Spain. Trip started off well enough when we realized that the legendary John Prine was on the same flight, and he was gracious enough to give us 20 minutes of his time chatting about all the places in Ireland he thought we should visit while we waited to board. We had seen news about the new ...
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Lucinda Williams Gets in Touch with ‘Angels’ and Anger on a Harder-Rocking New Album

Lucinda Williams had “blues” in an album title as far back as her second release, 1980’s “Happy Woman Blues,” but it took until 2020 for her to truly get as bluesy — in an electrified, garage-y kind of way — as she does on her new album, “Good Souls Better Angels.” It’s as raw and […]
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