John Prine’s last recorded song, “I Remember Everything,” has been released. The legendary troubadour died on April 7 due to COVID-19 complications.
Penned by John and Pat McLaughlin, “I Remember Everything” was recorded in 2019 in John’s living room with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and engineer Gena Johnson. The touching tune is the first new music from John since the release of his 2018 album, The Tree of Forgiveness, which was nominated for three Grammy Awards.
John was a two-time Grammy winner, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member, PEN New England Lyrics Award recipient, and a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee. John was a recipient of the Recording Academy’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.
John’s catalog includes iconic songs “Sam Stone,” “Angel From Montgomery,” “Paradise,” “Hello In There,” “Illegal Smile,” “That’s The Way The World Goes ‘Round,” “Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness,” “In Spite of Ourselves,” “You Never Even Called Me By My Name,” “I Just Want To Dance With You” and more. John’s songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Carly Simon, Bette Midler, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Zac Brown Band, David Allan Coe and many others.
Listen to “I Remember Everything” below.
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