John Prine Chicago Tickets
Lifetime Achievement Award’ winner, the popular folk country singer is coming to perform at the Symphony Centre. John Prine Chicago tickets are open for sale. In 2005, Prine was invited to perform at the Library of Congress on request of Poet Laureate Ted Kooser. He was the first songwriter/singer to perform there. Prine was appreciated as one of the most influential song writers of his age group. He made his way to the good books of Bob Dylan. Dylan mentioned Prine as one of his favorite writers to The Huffington Post. Prine was recognized at the Americana Music Awards as the Artist of the Year, in 2005. In 2010, Prine also released an album with live performances of his songs, In Person and on Stage.
Born on 10th October, 1946, in Maywood, John Prine made a name for himself in the folk, country music circles. He is coming to perform at the Symphony Centre, book your seat by getting John Prine Chicago tickets. John is a highly praised artist whose cultured work includes exploration of different forms of music. He explored his talent and from being an acoustic folk to rockabilly made his way to country music.
Inspired from his grandfather, at the age of fourteen, Prine started learning to play guitar from his elder brother. Kris Kristofferson got the wind of Prine’s compositions and helped him score a recording contract. He recorded his first self-titled album in 1971, Memphis. Although the album was not a commercial success but the song “Sam Stone” won critical approval. His following albums: Diamonds in the Rough (1972) and Sweet Revenge (1973) shared similar reviews.
Prine released Common Sense in 1975 that featured his heavier voice which was different from his forte usual one . Backing it was the song that cracked the Billboard 100 chart, "Come Back to Us Barbara Lewis Hare Krishna Beauregard". Since that Prine’s career has progressed on a similar track. He has a dedicated fan following who adore his songwriting and music.
The factor behind Prine’s success is his ability to adapt to the changing circumstances. He started his own recording company under the name of ‘Oh Boy Records’. The release of The Missing Years awarded him with a Grammy in 1991. His album Fair and Square earned him the Grammy Award in the category of best contemporary folk album.