Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Ashley McBryde and More Remember John Prine

The music community was shaken on Tuesday (April 7) by the loss of legendary singer/songwriter John Prine. The prolific artist…


Andrew Wendowski

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April 7, 2020

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The music community was shaken on Tuesday (April 7) by the loss of legendary singer/songwriter John Prine. The prolific artist died due to complications of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). He was 73 years old.

John Prine was one of the most acclaimed artists and songwriters of all time. Known for a blend of country/folk music, Prine was a two-time Grammy winner and Lifetime Achievement Recipient, a 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, a Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member and a PEN New England Lyrics Award recipient. Throughout his career, his songs have been recorded by artists such as Johnny Cash, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Zac Brown Band and more.

As the news of his passing spread, artists such as Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Ashley McBryde, Toby Keith, Jake Owen, Brothers Osbourne, Travis Tritt and more took to social media to pay tribute to Prine.

See what they had to say below.





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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a self-taught entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.