TV News LIES

Sunday, May 24th

Last update08:59:49 PM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) John Prine, an American Treasure, Dies After Coronavirus Battle

John Prine, an American Treasure, Dies After Coronavirus Battle

E-mail Print PDF
John Prine, an American treasure, dies of COVID-19

An American treasure is now gone.

Country-folk singer and songwriter John Prine died Tuesday at the age of 73 from complications due to the coronavirus, his family confirmed. He is survived by his third wife Fiona Whelan, stepson Jody Whelan, and their two sons Tommy and Jack.

Born in 1946 to a working-class couple from western Kentucky and raised in a Chicago suburb, Prine learned guitar at 14 years old and served in Europe during the Vietnam War before returning home to be a mailman.

While delivering mail, an admittedly shy Prine moonlit as an open-mic performer at the Fifth Peg club in Chicago’s folk-revival scene. According to the legend, Prine didn’t perform at first, merely observing, but after a dare from one singer, he finally did get on stage, eventually quitting his mail gig to pursue music full-time.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


'Fire everywhere': More than 130 firefighters battle Pier 45 blaze in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's whatf fireA fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on Saturday, sending a thick plume of...

Man who filmed Ahmaud Arbery shooting arrested; GBI says investigation wrapping up

William Roddie Bryan Investigators looking into the killing of Ahmaud Arbery will finish up their work soon and hand the...

Patrick Ewing Hospitalized With Coronavirus

Patrick Ewing Hospitalized New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing announced Friday night that he was hospitalized after testing positive...

Michael Cohen Released From Prison Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Michael Cohen released to home President Trump's former personal attorney and fixer, Michael Cohen, was released from a federal prison and...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!