Music Review: Picking It Old School

IN PERSON AND ON STAGE by John Prine (Oh Boy)


| July-August 2010


The new John Prine tribute album Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows is proof that Prine continues to loom large as an influence on younger artists—but this simultaneously released live album shows that he isn’t ready to become a museum object just yet. The recording is a parade of classic Prine songs from all stages of his career, with guests like Emmylou Harris, Iris DeMent, and Josh Ritter fleshing out a driving roots-trio sound.Prine’s weathered voice, aw-shucks existentialism, and winking humor can still silence a room.






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