For 35 years, John Prine has been writing, singing and recording amazing music. From his self-titled debut album in 1971 to his recent Grammy Award-winning "Fair And Square", he is a true songwriting hero to his fans and peers. Discovered by Kris Kristofferson and covered by everyone from the Everly Brothers and Dwight Yoakam to Bette Midler and 10,000 Maniacs, his original sound and affecting lyrics have given him a kind of stature and longevity uncommon in the music world. John Prine's Appearance on the prestigious PBS concert series Soundstage, offers his fans a real treasure. Included on the prestigious PBS concert series Soundstage, offers his fans a real treasure. Included in his set list are the early classics "Angel from Montgomery" and "Hello In There" as well as songs from his signature album, Bruised Orange. We also get a rare and intimate look at John in his hometown of Maywood, Illinois. Here he takes us to the actual scene of "The Accident," and then, to the back porch of his childhood home, where he performs "Paradise" and "How Lucky". All of this, plus performances with special guest Billy Lee Riley, document the authentic and natural genius of this singer-songwriter.
Tracklisting: - Automobile. - Spanish Pipedream. - Fish and Whistle. - Angel from Montgomery. - The Accident (Things Could Be Worse). - Ubangi Stomp. - Hello In There. - Paradise. - No Name Girl (featuring Billy Lee Riley). - Red Hot (featuring Billy Lee Riley). - Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow). - Saigon.- How Lucky.