As we told you, John Prine passed away yesterday at Vanderbilt Univeristy Medical Center in Nashville following a battle with the coronavirus. He was 73.
Upon hearing the news of his death, several stars took to social media to remember the legendary singer/songwriter. Check out their posts below:
We love you John.— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) April 8, 2020
John Prine. 💔— Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore) April 8, 2020
Just gutting. No one wrote songs about humankind with more grace and wit. To quote him, "He was in heaven before he died." https://t.co/VPpBn4UJLV— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) April 8, 2020
It hurts so bad to read the news. I am gutted. My hero is gone. My friend is gone. We’ll love you forever John Prine.— Margo Price (@MissMargoPrice) April 8, 2020
My love is with the Prine family. We all mourn now. This is devastating. Absolutely devastating. A loss we can’t comprehend.— Ashley McBryde (@AshleyMcBryde) April 8, 2020
As if we didn't have enough devastating news— Ron Sexsmith (@RonSexsmith) April 8, 2020
The great John Prine has died & I am heartbroken.
I always saw him as a sort of Mark Twain figure
A humorist but mainly a humanist. He could make you laugh one moment and rip your heart open in the next.
He always very nice to me RS pic.twitter.com/qUqrkRYjZs
Such sad news— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) April 8, 2020
John Prine dead; acclaimed folksinger, songwriter created classics of lyricism and storytelling - Chicago Sun-Times https://t.co/JQvKRmsmbz
There better be a rain of redneck hell gonna pour down on the bastards that made this virus that took John Prine from us. I’m fuckin’ pissed. And very saddened for this los of an American icon.— Shooter Jennings (@ShooterJennings) April 8, 2020
Just give me one thing I can hold on to. I'm just heartbroken. #johnprine— rosanne cash (@rosannecash) April 8, 2020
RIP John Prine. The real deal. Great American singer/songwriter that found the heart and humor in even the darkest of human stories through song. Genius. Very heavy loss.— marc maron (@marcmaron) April 8, 2020
With a heavy heart, but deep love and gratitude for his gift he gave us all- Goodbye, John Prine. https://t.co/kGkNJYl3hI— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) April 8, 2020
He’s gone. https://t.co/VDOB4omwWl— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) April 8, 2020
#JohnPrine Farewell sweet man. There’s a hole in our hearts that we will never fill.— Nils Lofgren (@nilslofgren) April 8, 2020
We are heartbroken to hear about the passing of John Prine. His life and music will be celebrated by us as long as we are able .. we send prayers and condolences to his family at this time.. ~ Lukas and POTR pic.twitter.com/nw72SDEjHq— Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real (@lukasnelson) April 8, 2020
Over here on E Street, we are crushed by the loss of John Prine. John and I were "New Dylans" together in the early 70s and he was never anything but the lovliest guy in the world. A true national treasure and a songwriter for the ages. We send our love and prayers to his family.— Bruce Springsteen (@springsteen) April 8, 2020