5 thoughts on “Prine Time

  1. Formerly known as @ireland.com

    I consider myself pretty knowledgable about music but I hadn’t heard of John Prine until recent weeks.

    1. Paulus

      Depends on your age and exposure I suppose. As far back as ’72, K.Kristofferson’s “Jesus was a Capricorn” had the subtitle “…owed (sic) to John Prine”. This may have helped give Prine exposure in his early days….it certainly introduced me to him.

      1. Liam Deliverance

        @Formerly – Lucky you, he created a wonderful body of work in his own unique style, i’m not an expert on him at all but much like yourself I will try to catch up with his work, Rest in peace, John.

  2. V

    Rachel Peer (former Mrs Prine who is the subject of that song) herself lived in Dublin in the late 80s early 90s
    A well known and established bass player
    I used to knock around with her
    Staying in her Rathgar flat before I moved up permanently myself

    Last I saw or heard from Rachel was her telling me she was going back to the States, LA
    Where her then *Fiancé had got some opportunities lined up
    Haven’t seen or heard a word since 92 93ish

    *The name Gary springs to mind, he was an actor in Fair City I think

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