He was active as a composer, recording artist, and live performer from the early s until his death, and was known for an often humorous style of original music that has elements of protest and social commentary. Born and raised in Maywood, Illinois , Prine learned to play the guitar at the age of Army , he returned to Chicago in the late s, where he worked as a mailman, writing and singing songs first as a hobby, and then becoming a club performer. A member of Chicago 's folk revival , Prine credited film critic Roger Ebert and singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson with discovering him, resulting in the production of Prine's eponymous debut album with Atlantic Records in The acclaim earned by this LP led Prine to focus on his musical career, and he recorded three more albums for Atlantic. He then signed with Asylum Records , where he recorded an additional three albums. In , he co-founded Oh Boy Records , an independent record label with which he would release most of his subsequent albums. Widely cited as one of the most influential songwriters of his generation, Prine was known for humorous lyrics about love, life, and current events, as well as serious songs with social commentary and songs that recollect melancholy tales from his life. In , he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He was born and raised in the Maywood suburb of Chicago.
He was excited about the next album and that was just him playing a new song he wrote. We had plans to go into the studio this summer, which is terribly sad. He was like a year-old excited to play us his new song. Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? See more of John Prine on Facebook. Log In.
John Prine, the Grammy-winning singer who combined literary genius with a common touch, has died at 73 from coronavirus complications. He was Related: 25 Essential Songs. Prine, who left behind an extraordinary body of folk-country classics, was hospitalized last month after the sudden onset of COVID symptoms, and was placed in intensive care for 13 days.
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