December 6, 2012
A Thinking Man: In rock critic Bill Flanagan’s 2009 Bob Dylan interview, the songwriter said of John Prine, “[His] stuff is pure Proustian existentialism. Midwestern mind trips to the nth degree. And he writes beautiful songs.”
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It was “sheer blind luck” that film critic Roger Ebert stumbled upon John Prine one evening back in 1970. Prine – a mailman by day and underground folk hero by night – was reluctantly performing ...