"I get these thoughts, and I like to make them into songs. They might sound odd at the time, but then people connect to them throughout their life," John Prine told me when we talked together in 2018. "And it turns out I’m doing something that may resemble something solid."
There was no one like him. We will miss him. He leaves a legacy of incredible songs, and of loving well.
"You got gold inside of you," he wrote in one of my favorite love songs of his. "Well, I got gold inside me too."