John Prine Beyond Words

John Prine has written songs that have become central to America’s musical heritage. In this book, Prine curates a selection of his best loved songs. Over 100 photographs from John Prine’s personal collection. Copies of hand-written lyrics showing how the songs evolved. Commentary from John about the songs and photographs. Lyrics and guitar chords for over 60 classic John Prine songs. ”He did a better job of holding up the mirror of art to the 60s and 70s than any of our official literary poets.” -Ted Kooser, US Poet Laureate ”He just has a unique ability to haiku it – it’s deceptively insightful. It’s at once playing on words and imagery, but expressing something deeper in such a succinct way, in such an exceptional way.” – Bonnie RaittOver 100 photographs from John Prine’s personal collection.
Copies of hand-written lyrics showing how the songs evolved.
Commentary from John about the songs and photographs.
Lyrics and guitar chords for over 60 classic John Prine songs.

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