Monday, August 09, 2010

John Prine on Sirius XM's The Village

John Prine will join host Mary Sue Twohy to discuss and perform songs off his new album In Person & On Stage on Sirius XM Radio's The Village this Tuesday, August 10 at 6pm EST. The program will re-air on Saturday, August 14 at 12am EST.

Be sure to tune in and hear what Prine has to say. For those without a subscription to Sirius XM, a free trial is being offered here.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Chicago Post Office Named for Steve Goodman

Thanks to a new law just signed by President Obama, a local Chicago Post Office will be renamed in the honor of the legendary songwriter Steve Goodman. The Lakeview post office is located at 1343 West Irving Park Road. The official ceremony dedicating the site for Goodman should be held within the next six to eight weeks, according to an article by the Chicago Tribune.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

John Prine & Yim Yames at Newport Folk Festival

This past weekend at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island, Yim Yames from My Morning Jacket joined John Prine onstage for "All The Best" and "Paradise." NPR and WFUV are hosting a stream of the entire concert and after show interview with John Prine here. Be sure to check it out and give it a listen.

Of course, Yim Yames and John Prine previously performed "All The Best" on the Late Show with David Letterman in May. In case you missed it, check out that clip here.

The My Morning Jacket version of the tune also is on the fantastic new album Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine, which is available now at MusicFansDirect and other retailers everywhere!