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Jun 16, 2019 - 8:32 PM
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143 posts since 9/20/2009

Seeing him this coming Thursday in Syracuse... This seems banjo related potentially?

Jun 16, 2019 - 10:47:01 PM
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dmiller

USA

23643 posts since 7/22/2007

John Prine is an "eclectic-kinda-guy" when it comes to music.  
I (myself) don't associate him with banjo - - but others could.  smiley

Jun 17, 2019 - 5:29:13 AM
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I don't recall hearing a banjo on any of Prine's recordings, but many of his songs have been covered by bluegrassers.

I've seen JP a number of times & never disappointed. I'm glad to hear he is still touring. It should be a great show. Enjoy.

Jun 17, 2019 - 6:06:13 AM
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1169 posts since 1/31/2011

Mr. Peabodys Coal Train is close enough.

Love JP.

Jun 17, 2019 - 8:01:15 AM
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2498 posts since 2/16/2017

Prine is one of my favorites. I don't know of another musician who's lyrics can make you stop in your tracks the way Prine's always have for me. Enjoy the show!

Jun 17, 2019 - 12:32:33 PM

3045 posts since 9/13/2018

He’s the best. You’re gonna love the show!

Bruce

Jun 17, 2019 - 1:16:38 PM
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70100 posts since 5/9/2007

We play a lot of JP songs with bluegrass instruments.His music falls right off the banjo neck.
I love playing Angel from Montgomery and Paradise.
Blow Up the TV!

Jun 17, 2019 - 2:31:59 PM
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8912 posts since 2/22/2007

An American treasure. I've only caught him about a dozen times now. One of the few writers to make me cry. Enjoy!

Jun 17, 2019 - 2:43:08 PM

3045 posts since 9/13/2018

It not about you playing Prine. Patrick was asking if it’s bluegrass related. Let’s get over ourselves

Bruce

Jun 18, 2019 - 5:23:08 AM
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frailin

USA

6684 posts since 10/26/2005

Caught this show in MPLS. Wonderful!

Jun 18, 2019 - 7:48:39 AM

70100 posts since 5/9/2007

Everybody plays Prine,Bruce.

Patrick wanted a bluegrass connection to John's songs and I told him about mine.Why do you have a negative opinion about that?

Edited by - steve davis on 06/18/2019 07:52:17

Jun 18, 2019 - 8:56:58 AM

3045 posts since 9/13/2018

Right

Jun 18, 2019 - 3:28:31 PM
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2338 posts since 4/16/2003

I believe John's brother Dave Prine played banjo on at least one track on "Diamonds in the Rough" back in 1972.

I've always considered the "Diamond" album to be one of the great acoustic recordings of the 70's. Also had Steve Goodman and Dave Bromberg playing on it.
Yet it got next-to-no attention, considering the accolades John received for his first album (the "hay bale" record).

Jun 18, 2019 - 4:19:52 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by J.Albert

I believe John's brother Dave Prine played banjo on at least one track on "Diamonds in the Rough" back in 1972.

 

By golly, yer right... smiley

The Frying Pan

Acoustic Guitar, Harmony Vocals – Steve Goodman
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – John Prine
Banjo – Dave Prine
Bass – Steve Burgh
Mandolin – David Bromberg

Jun 18, 2019 - 4:26:40 PM

70100 posts since 5/9/2007

I've been playing "Fryin' Pan" since the 70s.Still one of my faves.

Jul 4, 2019 - 6:37:50 PM

3045 posts since 9/13/2018

Right

Jul 4, 2019 - 7:34:40 PM

3045 posts since 9/13/2018

How was the show Patrick???

Bruce

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