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Connections: Honoring the music of John Prine

Apr 6, 2020

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 songsĀ 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"