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John Prine

Born: Oct 10, 1946 in Maywood, IL
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: An acclaimed singer/songwriter whose literate work flirted with everything from acoustic folk to rockabilly to straight-ahead country, John Prine was born October 10, 1946, in Maywood, IL. Raised by parents firmly rooted in their rural Kentucky background, at age 14 Prine began learning to play the guitar ...Read full biography
John Prine
Released: 1971
Label: Atlantic Records
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A revelation upon its release, this album is now a collection of standards: "Illegal Smile," "Hello in There," "Sam Stone," "Donald and Lydia," and, of course, "Angel from Montgomery." Prine's music, a ...Read full review
Bruised Orange
Released: 1978
Label: Oh Boy Records
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Despite some brilliant songs, Prine's followup albums to his stunning debut were uneven until this, his fifth, produced by his friend Steve Goodman. Here, Prine's always finely-tuned sense of absurdity ...Read full review
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John Prine has operable form of lung cancer
Nov 22, 5:57 AM EST
Country singer-songwriter John Prine has operable form of lung cancer, postpones dates
Rogers, Bare inducted into Country Hall of Fame
Oct 27, 7:34 PM EST
Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and 'Cowboy' Jack Clement inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame