John Prine

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Since the early 1970s, singer/songwriter John Prine has been creating music that often focuses on social issues and his intelligent opinions about the ways of the world. Prine's music is a combination of folk and country sang in his own distinctive vocal style. Originally discovered by Kris Kristofferson, Prine released his self titled debut album in 1971. This album included the songs "Illegal Smile" and "Sam Stone" and through the work on this album, Prine was compared in a flattering way to Bob Dylan. During his legendary career, Prine has released over 20 albums and a slew of singles that include "The Great Compromise" and "Paradise". John Prine has often been recognized for his profound sounds and he has gained the respect of not only the music industry, but of fellow artists like Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd and Johnny Cash. This is the music video for one of John Prine's most well known songs, "Illegal Smile". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eccz7D0QK0