When John Prine died on April 7 of complications from COVID-19, he left behind boots too big to fill — and an even bigger hole in the heart of our city.
A legendary songwriter, a gracious mentor and inspiration to new generations of music makers, and perhaps the city’s premier meatloaf connoisseur, Prine deserves the big send-offs we give to great artists and heads of state.
Listen to A Radio Wake For John Prine:
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This show was created and hosted by Jason Moon Wilkins, produced by Jakob Lewis, and edited by Tony Gonzalez. Additional editing by Anita Bugg, Emily Siner, Mack Linebaugh, Kat Drinkwater, and Susannah Felts. And a special thanks to Oh Boy Records for making connections during a difficult time.