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John Prine was a popular American singer and songwriter. His debut album “John Prine” came out in 1971 under Atlantic Records, which was a great success and led him to record three more albums with Atlantic Records. He co-founded the independent record label, Oh Boy Records, in 1981, with which he released most of his following albums. His name is included among the most influential songwriters of his generation. In 2020, he became the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Career Highlights

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John Prine began his career in music by singing songs at the open mic evenings at the Fifth Peg on Armitage Avenue in Chicago. In 1970, a popular movie critic, Roger Ebert, saw him performing by chance and called him a great songwriter. This review brought him an increase in popularity, and he soon became a central figure in the Chicago Film Festival. In 1971, he made his debut with the album, “John Prine” The album was a great success especially the songs, “Angel from Montgomery” and “Paradise.”

Family and Personal Life

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John Prine married Ann Carole in 1966, who he originally met in high school, and the relationship lasted until the 1970s before ending in divorce. He then married Rachel Peer in 1984 but got divorced four years in 1988. He then married Fiona Whelan Prine in 1988, who later became his manager. They stayed together until he died in 2020 because of complications caused by the Coronavirus disease. The couple had three sons, Tommy, Jack, and Jody.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameAnn Carole (m, 1966; div, 1970s), Rachel Peer (m, 1984; div, 1988), Fiona Whelan Prine (m, 1988; his death, 2020)
Children/KidsYes (Tommy, Jack, and Jody)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameJohn Prine
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)75 years
Date of BirthOctober 10, 1946
Place of BirthMaywood, Illinois, U.S.
Height1.72 m, 5 feet 8 inches
Weight68 kg, 150 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$10 Million
OccupationSinger, Songwriter

Height, Weight, and Age

John Prine's height is pretty average measuring 1.72 m. John Prine weighs 68 kg. Being born on October 10, 1946, translates to an age of 75 years as of todays date (October 7, 2022).


If I can make myself laugh about something that I should be crying about, that’s pretty good.

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I think if you write from your own gut, you’ll come up with something interesting, whereas if you sit around guessing what people want, you end up with the kind of same schlock that everybody else has got.

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I was a mailman walking in the snow six days a week, 12-hour days. Every two weeks, I’d get a check for $228.

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I guess I just process death differently than some folks. Realizing you’re not going to see that person again is always the most difficult part about it. But that feeling settles, and then you are glad you had that person in your life, and then the happiness and the sadness get all swirled up inside you.

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As far as guitar picking, if I make the same mistakes at the same time every day, people will start calling it a style.

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