Maywood Native, Grammy Winner John Prine Returns To Chicago Area Roots

Sunday, June 9, 2019 || By Community Editor/Photos by Alexa Rogals || @maywoodnews

Featured image: John Prine, a Maywood native and nationally known songwriter, stops by Val’s Halla Records in Oak Park on June 6. | Alexa Rogals

John Prine, the Grammy-winning songwriter who was born and raised in Maywood, was in town on June 6 for an event at Val’s Halla, a popular record store in Oak Park. Prine was at the store to sign his newest album, “Tree of Forgiveness.”

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Maywood Native John Prine Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Friday, October 12, 2018 || By Local News Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Musician and songwriter John Prine. | Rick Diamond/Getty Image

Maywood native and Proviso East High School graduate John Prine, a prominent country and folk musician and songwriter, is among 14 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. This is the first time that Prine has been nominated, according to Wide Open Country.

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Maywood Native John Prine Says His Upbringing Here Played Out in His Songs

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood native and famous songwriter John Prine. | Wikipedia

A recent article published in the Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky’s main newspaper, captured Maywood native John Prine talking about how his upbringing in the village influenced his famous songs.

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