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Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt
Born: Mar 7, 1944 in Fort Worth, TX
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Died: Jan 1, 1997 in Mt. Juliet, TN
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Townes Van Zandt's music doesn't jump up and down, wear fancy clothes, or beat around the bush. Whether he was singing a quiet, introspective country-folk song or a driving, hungry blues, Van Zandt's lyrics and melodies were filled with the kind of haunting truth and beauty that you knew instinctively. ...Read full biography
Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas
Released: 1977
Label: CoraZong Records
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Townes Van Zandt is better regarded as a songwriter than as a performer, and not without reason -- he was a peerless lyricist with a singular ability to capture the landscape of the heart and soul in words, ...Read full review
Live At The Old Quarter Houston, Texas
Released: 1977
Label: The Orchard
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More Townes Van Zandt albums: Main Albums (40), Compilations (46), DVD/Video (1)