PARADISE

Latest update on 23/10/2020

Artist: John Prine
Author: John Prine
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1971

On debut album John Prine and re-recorded in '86 for album German Afternoons. About the consequences of strip mining around this idyllic little place along the Green River in Muhlenberg Co, KY. Prine's last wish as formulated in the lyrics was to spread his ashes in said river where he spent considerable part of his youth.

Covers:

1972:

Jackie DeShannon

1972:

John Denver

1973:

Everly Brothers [also from Muhlenberg Co.]

1973:

Country Gentlemen

1973:

Seldom Scene

1974:

Derroll Adams

1974:

Guy Carawan

1976:

Tom T. Hall

1976:

Lynn Anderson

1980:

Roy Acuff

1981:

Johnny Cash [in film The Pride Of Jesse Hallam]

1997:

Randy Travis [in film Fire Down Below]

2004:

Dwight Yoakam

2006:

Grayson Capps [as New Orleans Waltz, in the wake of Katrina]

2009:

John Fogerty [on The Blue Ridge Rangers Ride Again]

2010:

Jimmy Buffett

Contact


If you noticed blunt omissions, mis-interpretations or even out-and-out errors, please let us know by contacting us:

Arnold Rypens
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B-2840 Reet (Rumst)

info@originals.be

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