Dave Paulson, Nashville Tennessean Published 1:26 p.m. ET March 30, 2020 AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThe well-wishes and prayers and cover songs came pouring in for John Prine on Sunday, when it was announced the revered singer-songwriter was hospitalized and intubated after a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms. Several artists offered musical tributes to Prine from their home.Folk music legend Joan Baez once again covered “Hello In There” from his 1971 debut — which she said is one of the most-requested songs in her repertoire, for more than 40 years.From their family home in Chicago, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and sons Spencer and Sammy covered Prine’s “Illegal Smile” during their nightly livestream. Tweedy also played Prine’s most famous composition, “Angel From Montgomery.”John Prine hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms; family says ‘his situation is critical’Award-winning Nashville musician Mac McAnally also played “Hello In There” for Prine, “my friend and hero.”Jeff Tweedy and sons covering @JohnPrineMusic songs tonight from Chicago pic.twitter.com/sfxuetTCND— Dave Paulson (@ItsDavePaulson) March 30, 2020″Hang in there Bud, this world needs you more than ever.”Here’s some good will going out to my friend and hero @JohnPrineMusic. Hang in there Bud, this world needs you more than ever! -MM”Hello In There” by John Prine


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