John Prine – The Great Compromise (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— Testo. “I knew a girl who was almost a lady She had a way with all the men in her life Every inch of her blossomed in beauty And she was born on the fourth of July…

John Prine – Spanish Pipedream (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— Testo. “She was a level-headed dancer on the road to alcohol And I was just a soldier on my way to Montreal Well she pressed her chest against me About the time the juke box broke Yeah, she gave me a peck on the back of the neck And these are the words she …

John Prine – Paradise (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— Testo. “When I was a child my family would travel Down to Western Kentucky where my parents were born And there’s a backwards old town that’s often remembered So many times that my memories are worn.

John Prine – Sam Stone (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— Testo. “Sam Stone came home to his wife and family after serving in the conflict overseas and the time that he served had shattered all his nerve and left a little shrapnel in his knee but the morphine eased the pain and the grass grew round his brain and gave him all the confidence …

John Prine – Speed of the Sound of Loneliness (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— Testo. “You come home late and you come home early you come on big when you’re feeling small you come home straight and you come home curly sometimes you don’t come home at all

John Prine – If you don’t want my love (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— “If you don’t want my love if you don’t want my love if you don’t want my love I know who I’ll give it to if you don’t want my love if you don’t want my love if you don’t want my love anymore.

John Prine – Hello in there (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— “We had an apartment in the city me and Loretta liked living there well, it’d been years since the kids had grown a life of their own left us alone John and Linda live in Omaha and Joe is somewhere on the road we lost Davy in the Korean war and I still don’t …

John Prine – Day is done (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— “Do you like me? Well I hope you do cause if you like me then – I think – I’m gonna to have to like you too. We’ll share our things and have some fun then we’ll say goodbye and go back home when the day is done.

John Prine – Bruised orange (Chain of sorrow) (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— “My heart’s in the ice house come hill or come valley like a long ago Sunday when I walked through the alley on a cold winter’s morning to a church house just to shovel some snow.

John Prine – Christmas in prison (testo e traduzione)

———————————————— “It was Christmas in prison and the food was real good we had turkey and pistols carved out of wood I dream of her always even when I don’t dream her name’s on my tongue and her blood’s in my stream

John Prine – Pagina di raccordo – Testi e traduzioni

———————————————— ———————————————— John Prine (Maywood, 10 ottobre 1946) è un cantautore statunitense di genere country e folk. Nato e cresciuto nell’Illinois da genitori origine rurale del Kentucky, dopo una parentesi in Germania Ovest come soldato si trasferì a Chicago. Dopo anni di gavetta divenne noto nella scena folk locale, fu scoperto nel 1971 da Kris …