Friday, Mar 27 2020, 7:30 PM
Long considered a “songwriter’s songwriter,” John Prine is a rare talent whose writing is greatly admired by his peers. And now, almost 50 years into his remarkable career, John Prine has been honored by the Recording Academy as one of their 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients!
Performers who have recorded from his extensive catalog include Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, the Everly Brothers, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Joan Baez, George Strait, Old Crow Medicine Show, Norah Jones, Bette Midler, Miranda Lambert, and many others.
“He’s so good, we’re gonna have to break his fingers,” Kris Kristofferson said after witnessing a Prine performance.