Tommy Prine doesn’t dodge father’s legacy, makes his own way in compelling debut

Tommy Prine never set out to be a singer-songwriter, but it proved to be a “saving grace” after losing his father, John Prine.

In Their Own Words: Quotes From Artists and Friends of WFMT Who Died in 2020

2020 was a year of great loss for all; the music world was no exception. As we reflect on the year gone by, WFMT salutes the contributions of artists and friends who died this past year.

John Prine Dies, Rich Warren Pays Tribute

John Prine, who began his career in Chicago, exhibited the ability to wring every possible meaning from a word to expose the joy, sorrow, frailty, and strength of the human condition.

Update: Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says

News that Prine’s health was in jeopardy provoked an outpouring of affection for the legendary singer-songwriter.