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John Prine

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Concerts

John Prine performs live on Mountain Stage.

April 5, 2013 The legendary folk-rock singer-songwriter plays a set drawing on different periods of his career.

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Cory Chisel performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival.

August 1, 2010 The Wisconsin musician got into music while singing in church for his father, a Baptist minister.

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John Prine

July 31, 2010 Hear the legendary and influential folk-rock singer-songwriter perform a career-spanning live set.

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John Prine; credit: Laura Fedele

June 13, 2010 Prine has long been a treasured folk-rock singer, a go-to songwriter and a musician's musician.

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August 4, 2010 All Songs Considered looks at some of the festival's best moments, from Edward Sharpe and more.

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July 27, 2010 Festival producer Jay Sweet talks about what's in store for this year's legendary event.

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June 16, 2010 The NPR Music gang examines some of the highlights from this year's Bonnaroo Music Festival.

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June 13, 2010 Josh Ritter, Conor Oberst and others play Prine's songs, available for streaming here until June 22.

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June 8, 2010 All Songs Considered looks at some of the bands performing at this year's festival.

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The Black Keys

April 6, 2010 Hear sneak previews of new music from The Black Keys, New Pornographers, Stars and more.

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June 29, 2006 The editors of Paste magazine wondered: who are the best living songwriters around. They gathere...

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Reviews

In "Great Society Conflict Veteran's Blues," John Prine captures as well as anyone the effects of modern warfare.

November 18, 2011 In "Great Society Conflict Veteran's Blues," Prine captures the effects of modern warfare.

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August 4, 2010 All Songs Considered looks at some of the festival's best moments, from Edward Sharpe and more.

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July 27, 2010 Festival producer Jay Sweet talks about what's in store for this year's legendary event.

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Cover Detail: In Person & On Stage

June 7, 2010 Ken Tucker reviews a tribute album and a new collection of recorded concerts from singer John Prine.

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April 8, 2005 John Prine's new CD features the vivid story-like songwriting and humor he's best known for.

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NPR Artist Directory

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Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

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