Articles tagged townes van zandt

Townes Van Zandt: Sunshine Boy - The Unheard Studio Sessions

The brilliant cult singer-songwriter's peak creative moment gets new light in this double-CD, which captures his joyous highs and near-mystical lows.

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11 Oct 2012 // 10:15 PM

Sing a Sad Song

If you're hooked on the sad song, you never stop looking for the next good one.

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21 Nov 2011 // 9:00 PM

Vanish Valley: Get Good

Vanish Valley is already there.

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26 Oct 2011 // 8:57 PM

Vanish Valley: Get Good

Vanish Valley is already there.

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Late Texas singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt was both a friend to Steve Earle also a massive influence on his artistic development. Fourteen years ago Earle

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21 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

To Lives To Fly by John Kruth

Knuth also shares several direct quotes from Van Zandt in which he consistently maintains that he was simply a medium for songs.

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	Townes Van Zandt: Be Here to Love Me [DVD]

Belonging to the ragged Texas country tradition with his roots in something deeper and timeless, Townes Van Zandt's poetic narratives and haunting melodies came from the dusty side of the road, from the motels and trailer parks rather than glossy Nashville studios.

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5 Feb 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Townes Van Zandt: Absolutely Nothing

When Townes Van Zandt died of “fast living, slow suicide” on New Year’s Day, 1997, he left behind a body of work and a legend.

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	Townes Van Zandt: In the Beginning

On a fevered evening several Fridays ago, I set out to learn a little more about either Phil Ochs or Townes Van Zandt in the

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	Townes Van Zandt: For the Sake of the Song

For those of us who discovered Townes Van Zandt late, after he’d already reaped the damages of his life, the image is seared into

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	Townes Van Zandt: A Gentle Evening with Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt rightfully enjoys near-sainthood status as a legendary songwriter. For clear, concise songs that address every facet of the human condition, you can’

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	Townes Van Zandt: Texas Rain: The Texas Hill Country Recordings

Despite the fact that Nashville stands on the shoulders of songwriters (one drive down the surreal fixture known as Music Row attests to that), it’

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