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John Prine Reviews

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4.0 star rating Tim Triplett from Slidell, Louisiana

JOHN PRINE, FEBRUARY 2, 2028

The story I heard was that John Prine’s older brother taught him three chords and he never bothered to learn anymore. That’s certainly an exaggeration but he has arpeggiated those three chords into a 50 year career. Last night at the beautiful Orpheum Theater, in downtown New Orleans, it seemed like it was cold and rainy outside and I was sitting in my living room,with a fire, reminiscing with old friends; those friends were songs from Prine’s 50 year old catalogue. He started with Aimless Love then played the meat from Fair and Square. Then it was back and forth through time for the rest of the evening. I tend to get wordy with these things so I want to, briefly, point out the highlights . Margo Price was strong and clever as she opened, backed by her husband. She joined John later in the show for classics In Spite Of Ourselves and Unwed Fathers. Multi musician Fats Kaplin is a new addition to the band introduced as having come aboard for the last couple of shows. He played mandolin, guitars, acoustic and electric, pedal steel, violin and a button accordion in deference to the Cajun heritage in the audience. They played Bruised Orange with Fats backing on that squeeze box; it was different, it was nice. So JP pulled from that aforementioned 50 year old song list to a point that he seemed he was going to play them all. He paused, though, to sing a couple of new ones from the album due out in a couple of months. A friend described the song about Pluto’s humiliation as “Prine ish”. The chorus is the best part of the song and it is catchy and, you know, “Prine ish”. He has, however, written a Grammy contender with “Summer’s End”. Taken in it’s proper context, imho, this song is a beautiful plea for a loved one to “come on home”. As he has done so many times in those last 50 years, John has nailed an emotion that we all have, or will have, encountered in our lives. To ask a loved one, or be invited by a loved one, to “come on home”. Thanks again JP, thanks for the soul.

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