Songwriting hero John Prine will release the album Fair & Square on April 26 on his own Oh Boy label. It’s his first solo studio project since 1995′s Lost Dogs & Mixed Blessings. He is expected to tour in support of the album. Fair & Square features guest appearances from Alison Krauss and Mindy Smith. Prine’s previous studio album, 1999′s In Spite of Ourselves, included duets with female singers such as Lucinda Williams and Trisha Yearwood on covers of his favorite country songs.