Brandi Carlile, John Prine Win Top Honors at Americana Awards

Brandi Carlile, John Prine Win Top Honors at Americana Awards

Said Prine, pulling out a piece of paper in the first of his two acceptance speeches, “At the Grammys, I was up for something. We had speeches then and I still got ’em,” he quipped. The veteran singer-songwriter was accepting for the song “Summer’s End,” about the opiate crisis, and “The Tree of Forgiveness,” his return to making an album of original songs after a long layoff.

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