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Female singers duet with a grizzled songwriting great on this winning set from the 70-year-old Prine. His voice is scarred, but that only makes the bruised tenderness in each country and bluegrass tune more real. Nothing beats the sublime simplicity of “My Happiness,” sung with Fiona Whelan, Prine’s Irish-born wife of 20 years.

Customer Reviews

Prine and Friends Nail them Again

This is another great Prine CD. The songs are well selected as well as the duet partner. Simply A Fine Fine compilation

he does it again!

I LOVE this new song with Iris! The two of them have done it again! Great follow up to In Spite of Ourselves, can't wait for the full record!

Holy Man, nothing like this sweet music in my holes!

Wowzers! Real dopejazz of a record plucks the heart strings every track. If you feel like taking a jounrey down the road to country loving and broken hearts this album will guide you all the way down. John and his duet partners are channeling some of the rawest music in America from the spirit of legends.


Born: October 10, 1946 in Maywood, IL

Genre: Singer/Songwriter

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

An acclaimed singer/songwriter whose literate work flirted with everything from acoustic folk to rockabilly to straight-ahead country, John Prine was born October 10, 1946, in Maywood, Illinois. Raised by parents firmly rooted in their rural Kentucky background, at age 14 Prine began learning to play the guitar from his older brother while taking inspiration from his grandfather, who had played with Merle Travis. After a two-year tenure in the U.S. Army, Prine became a fixture on the Chicago folk...
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