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Watch Eric Church Honor John Prine With Cover of “Long Monday”

Watch Eric Church Honor John Prine With Cover of “Long Monday”

One day after legendary troubadour John Prine, 73, died on April 7 from complications of COVID-19, Eric Church honored his hero by covering John’s “Long Monday” on YouTube. John, who penned “Long Monday” with Keith Sykes, recorded the tune for his 2005 album, Fair & Square. “We lost one of my all-time favorites yesterday—a man…MORE

John Prine Dies at 73 From COVID-19 Complications

John Prine Dies at 73 From COVID-19 Complications

Legendary troubadour John Prine, 73, died on April 7 from complications of COVID-19, according to Rolling Stone. John’s wife, Fiona, confirmed on April 3 that John had been diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as pneumonia in both lungs. John had been in the hospital since March 26 and using a ventilator since March 28. John…MORE

John Prine Battles COVID-19 & Pneumonia in Hospital ICU: “He Is Very Ill”

John Prine Battles COVID-19 & Pneumonia in Hospital ICU: “He Is Very Ill”

John Prine’s wife, Fiona, provided an update on her husband’s condition via Instagram on April 2. Fiona confirmed that John, 73, has been diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as pneumonia in both lungs. John has been in the hospital since March 26 and using a ventilator since March 28. “He is very ill and yet…MORE

John Prine’s Wife Provides Update on His Condition

John Prine’s Wife Provides Update on His Condition

John Prine’s wife, Fiona, provided two updates on her husband’s condition via Twitter on March 30, one day after a post on John’s official Instagram account revealed he had been hospitalized for COVID-19 symptoms. “I have recovered from Covid-19,” said Fiona, who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 19. “We are humbled by the outpouring…MORE

John Prine Hospitalized With COVID-19 Symptoms: “His Situation Is Critical”

John Prine Hospitalized With COVID-19 Symptoms: “His Situation Is Critical”

Singer/songwriter John Prine, 73, has been hospitalized after suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. John’s family released a statement via Instagram on March 29: “After a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday. He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical. This is hard news for us…MORE

John Prine to Be Honored With Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award

John Prine to Be Honored With Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Recording Academy announced that John Prine will be one of the recipients of its 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording. Additional 2020 honorees include Chicago, Roberta Flack, Isaac Hayes, Iggy Pop, John Prine, Public Enemy and Sister Rosetta Tharpe A…MORE

Brandi Carlile, John Prine, Dave Cobb & More Win Americana Awards [Full List]

Brandi Carlile, John Prine, Dave Cobb & More Win Americana Awards [Full List]

The 2019 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony was held on Sept. 11 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The star-studded event, which was hosted by the Milk Carton Kids, featured performances by Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Lori McKenna, Delbert McClinton, Buddy & Julie Miller, Maria Muldaur, Mumford & Sons, Amanda Shires and more. The night’s big winners…MORE

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