MUSICIANS WHO DIED IN APRIL 2020

 

 

 

 

 

MUSICIANS WHO DIED IN APRIL 2020

 

 

 

APRIL 7

 

JOHN PRINE  (73)  /  AMERICAN CUNTRY FOLK SINGER-SONGWRITER AND GUITARIST. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL SONGWRITERS OF HIS GENERATION, ADMIRED BY MANY MUSICIANS INCLUDING BOB DYLAN, JOHNNY CASH, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON OR ROGER WATERS. AND LIKE THEM, HE WROTE SONGS OF PROTEST  AND SOCIAL COMMENTS. HIS EPONYMOUS DEBUT ALBUM FOR ATLANTIC RECORDS IN 1971 WAS A SUCCESS AND MADE HIS GO PRO. AFTER FOUR ATLANTIC ALBUMS AND THREE FOR ASYLUM RECORDS, DISSATISFIED WITH EXPLOITATION OF MUSICIANS BY MAJOR LABELS, IN 1981 STARTED HIS OWN LABEL OH BOY. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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