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Offline dbeechum

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John Prine - RIP
« on: April 08, 2020, 05:19:41 AM »
I have so many words and none that I can speak, but John Prine is dead and that, well, sucks. One of America's greatest songwriters dead of CV-19 complications and I missed seeing him last year and thought "Oh I'll get another chance" $#^%#Q%$^Q$#^$^W$^%@$%^w

Seriously, damnit, damnit,damnit - the man was a humble genius. This was his debut album written when he was like 25 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VVK0PPikf8&list=PLcX8U1aufGEPfr-Cex3zfe50_Ms0h6g0c
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Re: John Prine - RIP
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2020, 11:04:04 AM »
Damn this virus! Too many great losses.
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Re: John Prine - RIP
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2020, 12:34:09 PM »
First Bill Withers, now John Prine.  Tough week for music.

I was lucky to see him 3 times. One of the best shows I ever saw was John Prine in some small, no-name theater.  The unassuming place fit Prine like a glove.  The way he told stories, had fun with the crowd, and played those sublime songs was just magic.  He will be missed.

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Re: John Prine - RIP
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2020, 12:35:52 PM »
I heard he wasn’t doing well. I hoped he would be one of the lucky ones who pulled thru.


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Re: John Prine - RIP
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2020, 02:00:16 PM »
Yes, a great loss, but I grieve just as much for the tens of thousands most of us have never heard of.
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Re: John Prine - RIP
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2020, 03:20:49 PM »
I first listened to John Prine when I was in the navy

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