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Oh Boy Records is proud to present John Prine Beyond Words, a songbook by John Prine. In his first official book, Prine curates a selection of his favorites songs, photographs and stories from his catalog. The new book includes:
Over 100 photographs from John Prine's personal collection
Copies of hand-written lyrics showing how the songs evolved
Notes from John about the songs and photographs
Lyrics and guitar chords for over 60 classic John Prine songs
"He did a better job of holding up the mirror of art to the '60s and '70s than any of our official literary poets." - Ted Kooser, US Poet Laureate
"He just has a unique ability to haiku it - it's deceptively insightful. It's at once playing on words and imagery, but expressing something deeper in such a succinct way, in such an exceptional way." Bonnie Raitt
Listen along to some of John Prine’s most famous and most loved songs as you read the book, on Spotify’s Beyond Words: John Prine’s American Songbook playlist.