“The Summer of Oh Boy Records” underway: new John Prine vinyl pressings, special events across the country and a fellowship with Newport Folk Festival
Across the next few months, Oh Boy Records will add to their renowned legacy with “The Summer of Oh Boy Records”—a series of limited-edition vinyl releases, special events across the country, a new fellowship in partnership with Newport Folk Festival and more.
“Music For Paradise: A Benefit For Western KY Tornado Relief,” a concert event supporting the Muhlenberg County Disaster Relief Fund and Team Western KY, will take place Saturday, January 1 at The Burl in Lexington, KY with a simultaneous livestream broadcast presented by Oh Boy Records.
Tyler Childers covers “Yes I Guess They Oughta Name A Drink After You” for new John Prine tribute record
A new version of John Prine’s “Yes I Guess They Oughta Name A Drink After You,” performed by Tyler Childers, is debuting today. Listen/share HERE. The song—whose proceeds benefit The Hickman Holler Appalachian Relief Fund—will be featured on the forthcoming Prine tribute record, Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine, Vol.
“Souvenirs: Celebrating the Life and Songs of John Prine with Family and Friends” livestream on October 4
The Prine Family proudly presents “Souvenirs: Celebrating the Life and Songs of John Prine with Family and Friends,” a special livestream tribute broadcasting from Galway’s The Mick Lally Theatre October 4 at 7:30pm IT/2:30pm ET/11:30am PT via the theatre’s website. Tickets for the event, which will also be available for on-demand viewing October 7-10, are on-sale now via themicklallytheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873620748.
“You Got Gold: Celebrating the Life & Songs of John Prine” has been postponed and will now take place October 7-12, 2022. Ticketing and refund information is available at www.yougotgold.johnprine.com.
Of their decision to reschedule the event, the Prine family shares:
Oh Boy Records debuts second installment of “Big Old Goofy World: The Story of Oh Boy Records” documentary series
John Prine’s "Fair & Square" to be reissued by Oh Boy Records, three new vinyl editions out October 1
John Prine’s Grammy Award-winning album, Fair & Square, will be available on vinyl for the first time in over sixteen years October 1 with three special double LPs: standard black, opaque green and a special limited amount of “Irish Edition”—green and orange vinyl with a matte jacket featuring embossed lettering.
Billy Prine is a natural-born storyteller just like his late, great brother John Prine was a natural-born songwriter. John was a great communicator of the human experience whittled down to the best words. His big, little brother, owner of a rich, booming voice yet full of subtleness, is one of the finest orators you’ll ever hear – also choosing just the right turn of phrase.