Discovery Episode: John Prine

Episode 54

This week, Aaron and Brent team up to learn more about the music of a beloved American singer- songwriter and pay tribute to his legacy.

With an influence that has attracted fans from Bob Dylan to Sturgill Simpson, Aaron and Brent celebrate the music and career of John Prine in Episode 54.

Aaron highlights three songs from Prine’s early work while Brent focuses on three songs from various stages of his career leading up to his final studio album The Tree of Forgiveness.

For the first time ever, Aaron and Brent dedicate an entire episode to one artist.

This Week’s Playlist

  1. Paradise – John Prine – John Prine (1971)
  2. Rocky Mountain Time – John Prine – Diamonds in the Rough (1972)
  3. Mexican Home – John Prine – Sweet Revenge (1973)
  4. Jesus, The Missing Years – John Prine – The Missing Years (1991)
  5. In Spite Of Ourselves – John Prine (feat. Iris DeMent) – In Spite Of Ourselves (1999)
  6. When I Get To Heaven – John Prine – The Tree Of Forgiveness (2018)

Show Notes

Other Links

Band Websites

John Prine

Listen to the Playlist


Videos Mentioned

(13:12) John Prine: At Home With The Songwriting Legend – CBS This Morning

(18:05) John Prine Cover Of “You Never Even Called Me By My Name” – YouTube
(41:01) Up Close & Personal With John Prine & Sturgill Simpson – YouTube
(42:08) Sturgill Simpson Reflects On Meeting John Prine, And How He Honors His Mentor’s Memory – YouTube
(45:24) John Prine & Josh Ritter – “Mexican Home” (Live) – YouTube
(01:02:52) Austin City Limits 2021 – The Best of John Prine Series 46 Episode 1 – YouTube
(01:12:28) Phoebe Bridgers – Summer’s End (John Prine Cover) [Live for SiriusXMU Sessions] – YouTube
(01:12:33) Dave Matthews Pays Tribute To John Prine: “Speed of the Sound of Loneliness” – YouTube
(01:13:24) John Prine & Bill Murray Discuss Their Early Days Of Music, Comedy & More – YouTube
Bands Mentioned
  • John Prine
  • Jason Isbell
  • Amanda Shires
  • Bob Dylan
  • Johnny Cash
  • Sturgill Simpson
  • Bruce Hornsby
  • Phoebe Bridgers
  • Avett Brothers
  • Dave Matthews
  • Iris DeMent
  • Jeffrey Foucault

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