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John Prine: A Guy Walks Into Heaven's Bar

With career songs like "Angel From Montgomery", "Sam Stone" and "Hello in There", John Prine has carved his name forever in the book of American songwriting legends. On his new album Prine imagines what will happen when he gets to heaven. He'll reunite with his loved ones and smoke a cigarette that's nine miles long at a bar that shares a name with his new record: The Tree of Forgiveness. John talks about his early days as a mailman, playing Chicago's open mic nights before his 1971 debut and working with Nashville's finest today. He also performs live. Nobody tells a story quite like John Prine, and we hope you enjoy hearing him as much as we do.

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