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John Prine

Born: October 10, 1946 in Maywood, Illinois
Died: April 7. 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee

Connection to Illinois: Prine was born and raised in Maywood.

Biography: John Prine was a pillar of American folk music for over 50 years. His storytelling song style is loved by millions for its honest charm, insight and wit.


Awards:
    Special Honors
  • -- Grammy Award - Best Contemporary Folk Album - "The Missing Years", Recording Academy, 1991
  • -- Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting, Americana Music Association, 2003
  • -- Grammy Award - Best Contemporary Folk Album - "Fair & Square", Recording Academy, 2005
  • -- Artist of the Year, Americana Music Association, 2005
  • -- First singer-songwriter to read and perform at the Library of Congress, 2005
  • -- PEN New England Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award, 2016
  • -- Artist of the Year, Americana Music Association, 2017
  • -- Artist of the Year, Americana Music Association, 2018
  • -- Song of the Year - "Summer's End", Americana Music Association, 2019
  • -- Album of the Year - "The Tree of Forgiveness", Americana Music Association, 2019
  • -- Songwriters Hall of Fame, 2019
  • -- Grammy Award - Lifetime Achievement Award, Recording Academy, 2020
  • -- First Honorary Poet Laureate of Illinois, 2020

Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnPrine
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/john_prine/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnprinemusic
Website: https://johnprine.com/
Website: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0nJUwPwC9Ti4vvuJ0q3MfT?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Prine
WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=John++Prine
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ohboyrecords/featured


Selected Titles

John Prine
ISBN: 0769205232 OCLC: 25100017

Walden Music/Sour Grapes Music ; [U.S.] : ©1971.

John Prine - Guitar Songbook: 15 Songs Transcribed in Standard Notation & Tab
ISBN: 1540021971 OCLC: 1074376387

Hal Leonard 2018

John Prine Beyond Words
ISBN: 0692740163 OCLC: 988750220

Oh Boy Records 2017

John Prine curates a selection of his best loved songs. Over 100 photographs from John Prine's personal collection. Copies of hand-written lyrics showing how the songs evolved. Commentary from John about the songs and photographs. Lyrics and guitar chords for over 60 classic John Prine songs.

 

 

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