'Make Him An Angel': John Prine's Death Is A Punch In The Gut For Music Fans

Written by on April 7, 2020

Music lovers are paying tribute to beloved American singer-songwriter John Prine, who died Tuesday of issues from COVID-19, the illness brought on by the coronavirus.

Prine, who influenced generations of musicians, was inducted into the Songwriters Corridor of Fame final 12 months. 

In January, he was honored with a lifetime achievement Grammy, with fellow music legend Bonnie Raitt paying tribute to Prine from the stage. 

He had penned one in every of Raitt’s best-known tunes, “Angel From Montgomery.” 

Many on social media wrote “make him an angel,” a play on a line from the tune:

Others quoted songs equivalent to “After I Get To Heaven”:

However all have been sharing the identical thought: This one hurts. 

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