Connections: Honoring the music of John Prine
Fans around the world are pulling for songwriter John Prine, who is stricken with COVID-19. His wife has offered updates, saying that the legendary musician remains on a ventilator and has been in critical condition.
We've asked local songwriters to offer their favorite renditions of John Prine songs, and we've put together a very musical hour to honor Prine and all those suffering during the pandemic. You can hear the full songs here. Our guests:
- John Dady, performing "Hello In There"
- Ryan Sutherland, performing "Souvenirs"
- Maria Gillard, performing "Chain of Sorrow"
- Scott Austin, performing "Angel from Montgomery"
- Roxy Elahi, performing "Summer's End"
- Steve Piper, performing "Fish and Whistle"
- Fran Broderick, performing "All the Best"
- Sarah Eide, performing "Angel from Montgomery"