John Prine was a funny and friendly man. A gifted story-teller, every story he told included these two fundaments of the Prine persona: humor and friendliness. The story centers around one Eddie Holstein, who was an old and funny friend. Fred, who died in , was the elder brother, who seemed always more serious than Ed, and came across like a good-hearted scholar. Eddie was the younger, funnier one, always quick to make a joke. But he almost did. As Prine explains in the following story. One of the greatest debuts of all time. All of those first songs were written while he was a mailman. But not after work.
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The song has been covered extensively by various artists. John Prine wrote "Angel from Montgomery" after a friend suggested writing "another song about old people," referring to Prine's song "Hello in There. She wanted to get out of her house and her marriage and everything.
It is hard work. She is a returned missionary, and won't Marry you if you want to stay atheist. Since her father is a bishop, I'm sure he'll want to have his daughter marry a temple worthy person.