John Prine PEN awards

John Received PEN Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award

John received the prestigious PEN Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award on Monday (Sept. 19) at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. The award is presented every two years by the writers’ group PEN New England….

John Prine and Holly Williams cover of "I'm Telling You" on CMT

CMT Premiere’s “I’m Telling You” featuring Holly Williams

This classic country song, originally made famous by Audrey Williams, was the perfect choice for John and Audrey’s granddaughter, the talented Holly Williams. Thanks to CMT for sharing the official video for “I’m Telling You!” Watch the video on CMT…

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  • John Received PEN Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award

    September 21, 2016

    John received the prestigious PEN Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award on Monday (Sept. 19) at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. The award is presented every two years by the writers’ group PEN New England….


  • Hear John & Susan Tedeschi’s Breezy Cover of “Color of the Blues”

    August 12, 2016

    “For his 2016 update of the 1958 George Jones composition, “Color of the Blues,” John Prine is joined by bona fide blues belter, Susan Tedeschi, who was last heard earlier this year on Wynonna’s gritty country-blues LP, Wynonna and the Big…


  • John Prine Presents: For Better, or Worse

    July 15, 2016

    On September 30, Oh Boy Records will release John Prine’s latest, For Better, Or Worse, a duet album and follow up to the Grammy nominated In Spite of Ourselves. In this timeless album, produced by Jim Rooney, John sings with country sweethearts Iris DeMent,…


  • In Spite of Ourselves on Vinyl! Pre-Order Now!

    June 28, 2016

    Oh Boy Records is proud to announce the first ever vinyl release of the classic In Spite Of Ourselves. The record will be released July 29th, but we are giving fans the exclusive opportunity to pre-order the Collector’s Edition of…


  • Sturgill Simpson Joins John for Grammy’s “Up Close & Personal” Series

    June 3, 2016

    GRAMMY Pro will bring their exclusive Up Close & Personal program to the GRAMMY Museum for a special evening with American country/roots singer/songwriters John Prine and Sturgill Simpson on June 21st. The artists will dive deep into their creative process,…


  • “John Prine: Live from Asheville ’86” – Available for Download on Noisetrade!

    April 28, 2016

    Oh Boy Records is releasing John’s 1986 Asheville NC concert, available to download for FREE on Noisetrade here: http://noisetrade.com/johnprine/john-prine-ashville-85. In this rare set, John plays some then-new material from German Afternoons, as well as classics like “Sam Stone,” Souvenirs,” “Far From Me” and…


  • New Music, Turning 70 & Being a Grandfather: John Chats with The New York Times

    April 6, 2016

    “A man in search of a pint found one in an Irish establishment in Midtown. He was short and everyday, save for his spikes of gray-white hair and a sizable indentation in his neck — the mark of something endured….


  • In Spite of Ourselves Back in Stock!

    March 12, 2016

    In Spite of Ourselves, is back on our shelves! Complete your John Prine music collection and use promo code: BIGDOORPRIZE to receive 33% all JP music through the end of March! Order your copy HERE!


  • Rare Interview with John on Creativity

    January 21, 2016

    Earlier this year, John sat with Mike Leonard and inCommon for a rare interview looking into the creative process of songwriting. Filmed in Chicago, the interview is now available for the public. Enjoy! CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW ON…


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