The First vinyl release of the acclaimed 1999 album in Spite Of Ourselves preceeds a new recorded follow up coming in September 2016 Two time Grammy-award winner, John Prine, is a singer songwriter who, from his eponymously titled first LP release in 1971, has continued to write and perform songs that have become central to our American musical heritage. Long considered a € songwriter's songwriter, € John Prine is a rare talent whose writing is greatly admired by his peers. Performers who have recorded from his extensive catalog, include Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, the Everly Brothers, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Joan Baez, George Strait, Old Crow Medicine Show, Norah Jones, Bette Midler, Miranda Lambert and many others. With his career spanning more than 40 years Prine continues to perform at sold out shows all over the US, Canada, and Europe. Among the many awards and accolades John has received include his 2003 induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Prine has become for many, not just a well loved and appreciated songwriter, but a bonafide American treasure.