Oh Boy Records, the unbiased, family-run document label began by John Prine and his longtime supervisor Al Bunetta, is getting a brand new documentary. The movie celebrates the label’s 40th anniversary, and contains archival footage of John Prine in addition to interviews with Todd Snider, Prine’s spouse and Oh Boy president Fiona Whelan Prine, members of the Oh Boy employees, and extra. Try the trailer beneath.
Along with the movie (which might be launched on the label’s YouTube page), Oh Boy will have a good time its 4 a long time with particular releases (resembling new music from Tré Burt and a particular version John Prine 7″ field set), reissues, pop-up occasions, and extra to be introduced.
Every week this yr, the label will spotlight a distinct album or artist from their catalogue in a collection that kicks off Friday (February 24). The primary band in the collection is Nashville group the Bis-Quits. 2021 additionally marks the 50th anniversary of Prine’s self-titled debut album, which Oh Boy will reissue later this yr.
Revisit Pitchfork’s Afterword function “Remembering John Prine, the Ultimate Songwriter’s Songwriter.”