Tag: John Prine

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

Jason Isbell

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....


Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: 2010 Newport Folk Festival, Part One

George Wein started the Newport Folk Festival in 1959, and though economic difficulties caused the festival to close down in 1971, it was...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: John Prine and Iris Dement, “In Spite of Ourselves”

As many of you may know, my wife Julie and I fell in love very fast. I knew after our first date that I’d met the woman I would marry...