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,...

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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....

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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...

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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...