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    John Prine, R.I.P.

    John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dies at 73

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/07/enter...-73/index.html


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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    RIP
    Fun performer I had tickets to see him in June.
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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    Very sad news. RIP.
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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    This one really hurts, especially because his last album was so good. And it had been too long since the prior one.

    If you aren't familiar with his work, I'd recommend starting with his most recent: "Tree of Forgiveness".

    "In Spite of Ourselves" and "For Better or Worse" are also excellent.

    Here are links to a great story and a Fresh Air interview.

    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/m...riting-115459/

    https://www.npr.org/2019/06/21/73439...cording-artist
    Jon

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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    RIP
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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    One the great American songwriters of his generation. RIP JP.

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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.




    Sat front row last time I saw him. A true American legend. One of the best songwriters of all time.


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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    And of Covid John Prine, R.I.P., RIP


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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    I saw him back in the early 1970's. A friend I worked with turned me on to him. RIP
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    Re: John Prine, R.I.P.

    Excellent memorial show on this week’s American Routes.

    http://americanroutes.wwno.org/
    Jon

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