Saturday, October 15, 2016

John Prine


























Artist:  John Prine
Born:  October 10, 1946 (Aged 70).  Maywood, Illinois, USA
Genre:  Folk, Country, Progressive Bluegrass, Contemporary Folk, Progressive Folk
Occupation:  Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Instruments:  Vocals, Guitar

John Prine is an American Folk/Country Singer and Songwriter from Maywood, Illinois.  He has been active as a composer, recording artists, and live performer since the early 1970s.  Becoming a part of the city's Folk Revival, he was discovered by Kris Kristofferson, later he signed to Asylum Records and recorded three albums.  Widely cited as one of the most influential songwriter of his generation.














Title:  For Better, Or Worse  (2016)
Genre:  Folk, Country, Progressive Bluegrass, Contemporary Folk, Progressive Folk
Label:  Oh Boy Records.
Rating:   *****

Tracks:

 1.  Who's Gonna Take The Garbage Out (with Iris DeMent) (2:41)
 2.  Storms Never Last (with Lee Ann Womack)  (2:44)
 3.  Falling In Love Again (with Alison Krauss) (2:32)
 4.  Color Of The Blues (with Susan /tedeschi)  (2:55)
 5.  I'm Tellin' You (with Holly Williams)  (1:51)
 6.  Remember Me (When Candlelights Are Gleaning) (3:22)
 7.  Look At Us (with Morgane Stapleton)  (2:47)
 8. Dim Lights, Thick Smoke, And Loud, Loud Music (with Amanda Shires) (2:59)
 9.  Fifteen Years Ago  (with Lee Ann Womack)  (3:07)
10. Cold, Cold Heart (with Miranda Lambert)  (3:33)
11. Dreaming My Dreams With You (with Kathy Mattea) (3:12)
12. Mental Cruelty (with Kacey Musgraves) (2:24)
13. Mr. & Mrs. Used To Be (with Iris DeMent)  (2:37)
14. My Happiness (Fiona Prine)  (2:55)
15. Just Waitin'  (2:49)

Personnel:

John Prine:  Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Jason Wilber:  Electric Guitar on Tracks: 1, 2, 5, 7-10, 12, 13, Acoustic Guitar on Tracks: 3, 4, 6, 11, 14
Mark Howard:  Acoustic Guitar on Tracks: 1-3, 5, 7-13, Mandolin on Tracks: 6, 7
Al Perkins:  Pedal Steel Guitar on Tracks: 1, 3, 7, 12, 13, Steel Guitar on Tracks: 5, 8, Dobro on Tracks: 6, 11
Lloyd Green:  Pedal Steel Guitar on Tracks: 2, 9, 10
Pat McLaughlin:  Mandolin  on Tracks:  4, 14
Pete Wasner:  Piano on Tracks: 1, 4, 7, 9, 10,  13, Wurlitzer on Tracks: 2, 4
Dave Jacques:  Upright Bass on Tracks: 1-14
Kenneth Blevins:  Drums on Tracks: 1-5, 7-10, 12, 13
Shad Cobb:  Fiddle on Tracks: 5, 8
Tim O' Brien:  Fiddle on Tracks:  6, 11
Kirk "Jellyroll" Johnson:  Harmonica on Track 11
Iris DeMent:  Vocals on Tracks:  1, 13
Lee Ann Womack:  Vocals on Tracks:  2, 9
Alison Krauss:  Vocals on Track 3
Susan Tedeschi:  Vocals on Track 4
Kathy Mattea:  Vocals on Tracks: 5. 11
Morgane Stapleton:  Vocals on Track 7
Amanda Shires:  Vocals on Track 8
Miranda Lambert:  Vocals on Track 10
Kacey Musgraves:  Vocals on Track 12
Fiona Prine:  Vocals on Track 14

For Better, Or Worse is an album by John Prine, was released on September 30, 2016 by Oh Boy Records, featuring Duets with Iris DeMent, Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Susan Tedeschi, Lee Ann Womack, and more!.


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