Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

By Jeff Strowe

Alt-country troubadour Justin Townes Earle returns with a mature batch of tunes centered around changing landscapes and the promise of the future. 26 May 2017 // 8:42 AM

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