John Prine ‘Radio Paradise’ pays tribute to the iconic songwriter this weekend

On April 7, country folk legend John Prine one of the most revered songwriters of the last half century — passed away after contracting the coronavirus. He was 73.

SiriusXM salutes the iconic GRAMMY-winning American country and folk singer-songwriter extraordinaire with John Prine Radio Paradise, a weekend-long takeover of Outlaw Country (Ch. 60), which includes tribute episodes of the Steve Earle Show: Hardcore Troubadour Radio, The Buddy & Jim Show with Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale, and the Alamo Jones Show (featuring highlights from a 2019 episode co-hosted by Prine), as well as Prine-hosted specials for his albums For Better or Worse (featuring tracks from his 2016 album of country duets with female partners) and The Tree of Forgiveness (co-hosted with producer Dave Cobb, with two exclusive performances).

Plus don’t miss other exclusive Prine performances and commentary from the SiriusXM archives and newly-recorded eulogies from his fellow artists and admirers airing throughout the weekend.

Hear John Prine Radio Paradise starting Friday, April 10 at 6pm ET through Monday, April 12 at 4am ET on Outlaw Country (Ch. 60).

Special programming schedule:

The Steve Earle Show: Hardcore Troubadour Radio

Saturday, April 11 from 9 to 10pm ET and Sunday, April 12 from 9 to 10am ET

The Buddy & Jim Show

Saturday, April 11 from 10pm to 12am ET and Sunday, April 12 from 10am to 12pm ET

Alamo Jones Show

Saturday, April 11 from 2 to 6pm ET and Sunday, April 12 from 6 to 10pm ET

John Prine For Better or Worse Album Special

Sunday, April 12 at 12pm ET

John Prine The Tree of Forgiveness Album Special

Sunday, April 12 at 1pm ET


Listen to these classic John Prine stories from his April 2019 appearance on the Alamo Jones Show:

 

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