Tribute performance was part of the Newport Folk Festival concert film Our Voices Together.
“John Prine leaves behind an unparalleled musical legacy,” said Illinois Governor JB Pritzker.
She previously covered the song on Instagram in the aftermath of Prine’s death.
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It’s fitting that one of our great lyricists should have the final word on his remarkable life.
The livestream also featured Stephen Colbert, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, Margo Price, Jim James, Kurt Vile, and more
The iconic singer-songwriter passed away from COVID-19 this past April.
She also reveals that Thursday’s tribute concert will feature the debut of an unreleased Prine song.
Presented by Prine’s family, the lineup also boasts appearances from Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, Dan Auerbach, Rita Wilson, and Stephen Colbert.
The War on Drugs also performed “Under Pressure” and “Pain” during the virtual music festival.